[mythtv-users] What HDTV capture card has the most support?

Scott Alfter mythtv at salfter.dyndns.org
Mon Feb 26 20:20:36 UTC 2007

Marc Barrett wrote:
> I would hate to purchase an HDTV capture card and find that it doesn't work
> well with MythTV, or that the driver support is still buggy, or something.
> (I had that experience with a HVR-1600; I saw a really, really good deal on
> one, then found out it is totally unsupported.  I'm glad I checked before
> buying it)  So, what HDTV capture card(s) have the best support under MythTV
> and Linux, and are available at reasonable prices?

I have an Avermedia A180.  It works well with cable for picking up local HD,
and the necessary support is available in recent kernels (just upgraded my
Mythbox to 2.6.20 yesterday).

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