[mythtv-users] Suggested firewire cards

Willy Boyd willyboyd at gmail.com
Tue Feb 20 15:59:17 UTC 2007

The ASUS M2NPV-VM is microATX and has one onboard FireWIre port, along
with internal headers for expansion.  NewEgg carries it, so they
likely have others as well.  Though I have posted my own problems, I
don't blame the board (yet) because there are so many other variables
that are more likely at fault (cable signal, networking, running SVN,

On 2/20/07, Chris Weiland <hobbiticus at gmail.com> wrote:
> The motherboard that I'm getting for my mythtv box does not have a firewire
> port.  (Apparently none of the microATX motherboards from newegg do)  So,
> I'm going to have to get a firewire card.  The firewire wiki page implies
> that not all firewire makes are equal, and some will work well and some will
> not work at all.  Is this still the case these days?
> There are only a few chipsets listed on the page, and it's often difficult
> to figure out which chipset is on firewire cards.  If anyone could suggest a
> working (and cheap) card, that would be great.  I'm going to be using it
> with an SA 3250, so if you have experience with that particular cable box,
> that would be even better.
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