[mythtv-users] pcHDTV 5500 - QAM and NTSC
gharris+list+mythtv at eklo.com
Tue Mar 6 21:34:55 UTC 2007
Ah, apparently I was confused as well :-) Good to know.
On 3/5/07, Bob Sully <rcs at malibyte.net> wrote:
> I think the confusion lies in that with a single 5500 card, you can't
> record one QAM show and one NTSC show at the same time, or watch one as
> Live TV and record another at the same time. But you can switch between
> the two tuners by changing channels.
> > Message: 1
> > Date: Mon, 05 Mar 2007 20:03:12 -0500
> > From: Steven Sartorius <ssartor at bellatlantic.net>
> > Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] pcHDTV 5500 - QAM and NTSC
> > To: rcs at malibyte.net, Discussion about mythtv
> > <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> > Message-ID: <F8958443-0FF4-4BCB-9EF7-ED0FB5BBF6C2 at bellatlantic.net>
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> > On Mar 5, 2007, at 14:46, Bob Sully wrote:
> >> I have two pcHDTV cards in my BE/FE box. There was a bit of a
> >> learning
> >> curve for me, being a Myth noob, but once I got the card set up, it
> >> worked
> >> just fine for both QAM and NTSC. The key is to set up two different
> >> DataDirect lineups, one for each set of channels. After I got that
> >> working well, I added a second card. No major problems so far, and
> >> now I
> >> can record two shows at once.
> >> $0.02 worth; HTH.
> >> Bob
> > Very interesting. One poster said that he thought that you could
> > only use the card either in QAM or NTSC mode but not both (something
> > about you could only load one set of drivers at boot time). It
> > sounds like, using one card, you are able to switch back and forth
> > between the two depending on what you want to capture.
> > thanks,
> > Steve
> Bob Sully - Simi Valley, California, USA
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