[mythtv-users] Suggestions for HDTV system
kuphal at dls.net
Thu Nov 9 06:06:05 UTC 2006
Mark Chang wrote:
> I want to record OTA (ATSC) HDTV. I am looking to buy parts that will
> make things go the smoothest. I'd also like to be able to expand to
> record basic NTSC cable in the near future and replace my Tivo
> Currently on the docket to buy, so please chime in with your thoughts:
> * Dell E521 Athlon 64 3200+
> nforce chipset with nvidia 6150LE graphics w/DVI
> * Air2PC, pcHDTV, KWorld? Which one???
> * Some sort of PCIe x16 video card...
> I need help picking a reliable HDTV card. Anyone have some hints?
I would recommend the AverMedia A180. It is cheap ($80) and works great
for me with QAM over cable but also does OTA. I had zero problems
getting it working with the OS provided DVB support and no problems when
I added a second card.
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