[mythtv-users] Dual HDTV Tuner for Australia
nick at wehi.EDU.AU
Mon Sep 24 21:17:01 UTC 2007
Dan Harper wrote:
> I've heard that some of the cards/usb units from http://
> www.digitalnow.com.au/dvbtcards.html are OK and I believe they work
> with Linux (best to double and triple check that however).
> Another thing to do may be to check on the forums at whirlpool.net.au
> there are some MythTV users there that may be able to help.
> I use the Hauppauge Nova T 500 which does what you want, but the
> drivers are known to be unstable on some machines (mine is one of
> them unfortunately). The Nova T 500 is a great card if you're
> willing to ride out the problems while the drivers are being worked on.
I bought myself one of these:
http://www.digitalnow.com.au/product_pages/DualUSB.html from digitalnow
last week. It works very nicely. I did have to upgrade my system from
Fedora Core 3 to CentOS 5, as I couldn't get the drivers to work with
FC3 though. I guess any recent distro will work with it just fine. I
used the latest v4l-dvb drivers.
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