[mythtv-users] TV out for unlisted card?

Bruce Nordstrand brucen at ksl.com.au
Fri Mar 30 04:52:39 UTC 2007

Angus wrote:
> Bruce Nordstrand wrote:
>> Angus wrote:
>>>   6200 does, too, but when I tried to look up the hardware 
>>> requirements for this card, I got no where. I e-mailed nVidia asking for 
>>> this information, but I get the feeling they are the type of outfit that 
>>> doesn't answer its mail.
>> Angus
>> I run a 933Mhz PIII machine and I have onboard 3x DVB-T cards for input 
>> and an FX5200 for TV out, plus a Soundblaster Live! 5.1 card for audio 
>> output. If you are looking at analog cards, a PVR150 would do your input 
>> and once again an FX5200 or above for your TV out. As long as your TV 
>> cards either support onboard encoding OR output a mpg stream AND you 
>> have something like an FX5200 & above, your machine should be fine for 
>> SD recordings/playback.
>     Hmm... the FX5200s I'm looking at all seem to have on-board fans. 
> I'm a bit of a noise-freak. That's part of the reason I wanted to use an 
> 800MHz CPU. You couldn't recommend one w/out, could you?
Here's an AGP one on ebay at the moment with no fan:


Fanless ones are around. I would persevere with your quest to find one, 
it really is the best solution.....


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