[mythtv-users] Which tuner card to get?

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Wed Sep 19 23:44:36 UTC 2007

Mathias Gibbens wrote:
> Hi list,
>   I'm looking for a digital tuner card for my Linux system. This is my
> first attempt at setting up TV on a computer, so thanks in advance for
> your patience. I'm looking for a card that can receive digital OTA
> channels, both SD and HD. I've looked at the pcHDTV 5500, and there are
> mixed reviews. Some love it and others report problems receiving
> channels. What's worked well for people on this list? I want to get a
> good, solid PCI card receiver, and not an external one like the
> HDHomeRun. Thanks for your help!

I'm wondering why you want an internal card. I have had good experiences
with the HDHR. Two tuners, can put it anywhere, good support.


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