[mythtv-users] tuner recommendation

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Mon Jan 29 17:54:40 UTC 2007

On Jan 29, 2007, at 10:24 AM, R. G. Newbury wrote:

> JDP DATA wrote:
>> Any recommendation on a single slot dual tuner PCI tuner card  
>> capable for
>> receving NTSC via Air or Cable & Digital ATSC that will work with
>> OpenSuse10.2/MythTV?
>> I tried the ADSTEch PTV-380-EF, but sadly it doesn't work with  
>> Linux  I
>> need
>> a single slot card because my Shuttle Xpc has only one empty PCI slot
>> available.  I would like to tune both Cable and ATSC.
> The present state of things is that you can have a dual NTSC tuner
> (PVR500) or you can have a single tuner which can do NTSC and ATSC
> depending on its setup.
> Or you can get a PVR500 for the PCI slot and an HDHomeRun which gives
> you 2 ATSC tuners, for a total of 4 tuners, with 2 on each signal.  
> And I
> would consider that 2 tuners is the minimum for any type of signal.

There are also some USB tuners that will work with Myth. The Plextor  
TV402U and, I believe, at least one of the Hauppauge units, if you  
are short on PCI slots.

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