[mythtv-users] Time Warner Cable with VisionTek ATI TV Wonder HD 650

Sean Goodpasture goofygrin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 16:03:45 UTC 2007

On Nov 11, 2007 9:40 PM, Arpotu <arpotu at apathynews.com> wrote:

> Hey all,
> I recently purchased an "ATI TV Wonder HD 650 PCI" card and, using the
> Windoze software it comes with (as a test), I cannot get it to scan for my
> Digital Cable channels.  It will scan analog, but that's not what I'm
> looking for.  Would MythTV be able to do it?  The card has 3 inputs:
> 1) DTV/FM - I assume my digital cable would go here, but??
> 2) TV - This appears to be analog only - it finds local stations but not
> digital.
> 3) AV IN - This is effectively composite in.
> If this card won't do the trick, does anyone know of a card that will?
> I'm really looking for something that will replace my TWC cable box.  I
> know this is a noob question, and has probably been answered a zillion
> times before, so if you want to just point me to a resource that lays it
> out for me, that'd be good too.
> By the way, when I record with with card, using the Cable Box, the video
> is very clean and clear, so I'm not unpleased with the quality.
> Thanks,
> Arpotu.
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When you say digital channels, are you talking about HDTV QAM channels, or
things like the channels in the 200+ channel range when using a digital
converter box?

If it's the latter, you will not be able to get the digital channels without
a converter box, just not going to happen.
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