[mythtv-users] EyeTV

Jon Bishop jon.the.wise at gmail.com
Tue Sep 19 03:28:48 UTC 2006

Yea, I was talking about the device itself, though I've also looking  
into the plextor device as an option. Doubt there is any plans for  
porting the backend to run on the mac as of yet though, so I guess  
the hardware isn't relative at this time...

On Sep 18, 2006, at 6:20 AM, Brian Wood wrote:

> On Sep 18, 2006, at 2:19 AM, Jon Bishop wrote:
>> Does anybody know if there is/will be support for mythbackend running
>> on OSX with an EyeTV USB capture device? Seems that would be the
>> elegant mac solution, an iMac with a 20-something inch screen and
>> remote coupled with a USB capture device running both the frontend
>> and the backend. Alternatively I could get a mac mini doing the same
>> thing... Didn't see anything on the archive... Anybody know?
> Myth presently supports the Plextor Convert-X, which can also be used
> with EyeTV. If you are talking about El Gato's own hardware device I
> have not heard anything about Myth support for that device.
> I use a Plextor with EyeTV and it works great, the only device I know
> of that will do hardware MPEG-4 encoding. I have used the Plextor
> with Myth in the past and it worked well, though the Myth support is
> limited to using mpeg-4 encoding, even though the device can do  
> mpeg-2.
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