[mythtv-users] HDTV tuner

chris at idlelion.net chris at idlelion.net
Wed Sep 26 19:23:06 UTC 2007

From: Jason Kraftcheck <jkraftch at facstaff.wisc.edu>
> The three HDTV tuner cards I could find online are:
>    pcHDTV HD-5500       $130
>    ATI TV Wonder 650    $120
>    AVerMedia MCE A180   $ 80
> Are there working linux drivers for the ATI card?
> The AVerMedia card seems to be the obvious choice given the price.  Is
> there some less-than-obvious reason not to go with that card?
> thanks much,
> - jason

If price is your main concern, I just got a Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-950 for 
$55 after rebate and it seems to work just fine for ATSC. I haven't tried 
NTSC, and it will not do QAM.

It required a download and build of a kernel module, but that was 
pretty easy.


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