[mythtv-users] Can a pcHDTV record standard definition?

Robert Tsai mythtv at tsaiberspace.net
Tue Dec 12 23:49:36 UTC 2006

On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 04:54:12PM -0600, brad at bradandkim.net wrote:
> > I don't yet have an HD TV but hope to in the near future.  In the
> > meantime, I need another capture card.  If I get a pcHDTV card
> > will it record standard definition now and allow for the HD
> > upgrade or do I need to buy a card that will be obsolete for me in
> > the coming year?
> I think I answered my own question.  pchdtv.com states that the
> HD-5500 supports NTSC.

Wouldn't it make more sense to go ahead and record HD now? You can
just watch a lower-resolution version on your standard TV now, but
you'll still get better audio, and widescreen-format content.

When you upgrade your TV you won't have to twiddle with your software


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