[mythtv-users] Is there an analog/HD tuner out there?
knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Fri Jan 19 10:47:30 UTC 2007
On 18/01/07, Fred Squires <fsquires at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just to point out, pcHDTV analog tuners are software tuners, meaning that
> your cpu has to do all the encoding. Also, I've heard the quality isn't as
> good on these as on the hardware encoders such as the Hauppauge PVR-150, and
> it's always good to have a second tuner.
Are the two inputs on the pcHDTV cards able to operate simultaneously?
I'd take Fred's advice and really consider getting a dedicated
hardware capture card for SDTV to work alongside your HDTV card. I
have DVB-T cards on my system (UK) that also have analogue inputs that
also require software encoding - needless to say I have a PVR-150 for
the non-digital captures from my cable box.
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