[mythtv-users] Kworld KW-LTV7131RF Question
myth at borntreger.com
Thu Mar 1 12:40:43 UTC 2007
On Thu, 2007-03-01 at 06:17 -0600, Carl Fongheiser wrote:
> On 3/1/07, Lonnie Borntreger <myth at borntreger.com> wrote:
> I'm looking for something cheap to add a couple more tuners to
> my backends, which are currently all PVR-500s. I saw the
> Kworld KW-LTV7131RF and liked its price point, and noticed in
> the MythTV wiki that it should work just fine.
> However, it says "Real-Time MPEG 4/2/1 Encoding", but I can't
> tell if that is on-chip, or in its Windows software. I don't
> want to deal with software encoding... my backends don't have
> that kind of horsepower.
> That card is based on the Philips SAA7131 chip. It's a simple
> frame-grabber card, so you would be using software encoding.
Darn it. I was afraid of that, but hoped I found a nice cheap
solution.... oh, well.
Thanks for the response.
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