[mythtv-users] good capture card?

Lindsay Mathieson lindsay.mathieson at optusnet.com.au
Thu Jun 19 14:00:34 UTC 2008

James Crow wrote:
> That is one of the 4 input bttv cards. Most (all?) bt878 chips can
> accept four inputs at the same time. For TV watching you can only use
> one because if you try to use more than one you do not get 30 frames a
> second. 

Illuminating, thanks James.

>  A recent system I setup has 32 inputs and does motion
> detection. It has dual quad core xeon cpus and load hovers between 4 and
> 5 recording 23 video streams at 5 frames/sec. 




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