[mythtv-users] Hauppauge Win TV HVR USB Stick

mlists mlists at dressler.ca
Mon Aug 13 22:39:47 UTC 2007

> I considered getting one those for a third tuner too. but I'd avoid that
> product for a number of reasons.
> 1) It has an ATSC tuner, which is VSB modulation.  Almost every cable
> company (and all that have cablecard) use QAM modulation.  That means
> you can't tune any digital channel off cable.
> 2) The NTSC tuner is a frame grabber.  It does not have an MPEG2 encoder
> on it, so you'll have to software encode.

More research has led me to take a hard look at the HD Homerun box -- it
seems to do all I want and more.

Any comments on that device?


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