[mythtv-users] multirec supported tuner cards
John.Veness.myth at pelago.org.uk
Tue Nov 20 22:48:20 UTC 2007
Steve Daniels wrote:
> On 16/11/2007, John Veness <John.Veness.myth at pelago.org.uk> wrote:
>> I'm also interested in the answer to this question, particularly
>> regarding USB DVB-T dongle-type tuners.
>> A year ago I tried a Freecom USB DVB-T tuner, but I found out that it
>> had a built-in limitation such that it wouldn't send more than one
>> stream within a mux to the host PC, meaning that VDR and multirec-myth
>> couldn't take advantage of it.
>> I also had trouble tuning it - I had to tweak the frequency numbers away
>> from the defaults according to the Oxford/Beckley transmitter in the
>> dvb_scan stuff, although my PCI-based tuner worked fine on the defaults.
>> I think again this was a bug/limitation of the Freecom device. This
>> surprised me as I've heard other people praise the Freecoms.
>> If anyone knows of a rock-solid, multirec-capable, non-external-PSU
>> DVB-T USB tuner then I would be very interested to hear it. I have very
>> few accessible internal slots in my small case, so would prefer USB.
> Hi John,
> A good scouring of the LinuxTV website will hopefully turn up the gems
> your looking for.
Thanks for the link. I've looked at that page before, but I've found it
rather cluttered and almost too techy. I was hoping to find more
anecdotal evidence/recommendations by people here.
John Veness, MythTV user, UK, DVB-T
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