[mythtv-users] DVB-S Card for mythtv in the UK

Robert Longbottom RobertCL at iname.com
Fri Aug 3 14:00:33 UTC 2007

On Fri, August 3, 2007 2:45 pm, Mark Kendall wrote:
> On 8/3/07, Duncan Brown <mythtv at duncb.co.uk> wrote:
>> Can someone recommend me a PCI card to use? I wont need any kind of CAM,
>> as I don't plan on ever subscribing.
> http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/ProductInfo.asp?WebProductID=337810
> You can't really go wrong with a hauppauge nova-s -  though a dvb-s2
> card would give you better future proofing. Not sure about state of
> dvbs2 support in linux though.

Not great I don't think (though I've not personally tried it).  However
BBC HD is currently transmitted on Astra in DVB-S, so you don't need an S2
card to receive it.  Last time I checked this was the only FTA HD channel
available in the UK.


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