[mythtv-users] newcomer

alan c aeclist at candt.waitrose.com
Sun Mar 25 15:36:37 UTC 2007

David Watkins wrote:
> On 24/03/07, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
>> I am new to the list and am not sure I have list membership configured
>> correctly yet - I have not received any posts yet, anyway.
>> I would like to find out more about mythTV, for example, in uk what
>> basic tv card should I be considering please?
> Well do you subscribe to Sky or Cable?  If so you'll need to connect
> to the analog output of your STB and the cards of choice seem to he
> PVR cards by Hauppauge (PVR150 or PVR500) or the older 250 and 350.
> A better option in many ways though is Freeview via one of several
> DVB-T cards or USB devices that are available.  Plenty of channels
> (including radio) and no worries about channel changing on an external
> device.  It's also easy to add cards to record more that one channel
> at the same time.

I would expect to use freeview from roof aerial signals. Our TVs 
mostly each have a set top box.
The idea of using multiple cards for more simultaneous recording is 
attractive, once I can get going.

Which DVB-T cards should I be looking at? - (I am using Kubuntu if 
that makes any difference)
alan c
Kubuntu user#10391

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