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

Arpotu arpotu at apathynews.com
Mon Nov 12 17:03:06 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.
> 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.

Unfortunately, I'm aiming for the latter.


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