[mythtv-users] HDTV test & questions
hdtv at silicondust.com
Fri Dec 8 20:49:42 UTC 2006
> I am thinking about buying a HDTV capture card for OTA ATSC broadcasts. I am not sure which card to buy. At one point I bought the Fusion card but couldnt get it to work in linux and windows it would lock onto channels. Even though i am only 13 milesf from the tower. Anyways...
> Which card would you recommend? I am looking at the pcHDTV 5500 or the AirStar 5000. Is the pcHDTV worth the extra $35 over the airstart?
I am involved with the HDHomeRun - it might be a good fit:
> How hard are these card to integrate into a working myth box with a pvr150 connected to cable tv?
> is it as simple as...
> 1. Create a new lineup at Zap2It. (and disable SD channels on cable that i get OTA)
> 2. install firmware
> 3. configure new card in mythsetup
> 4. fun mythfilldatabase
If you are running OTA analog on your old card, plus digital with your
new setup then you will need two lineups - one for each.
Zap2it doesn't support this on one account so you may need to create a
second zap2it account.
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