[mythtv-users] Best card for capturing OTA HDTV

Joe_Polvino at elementk.com Joe_Polvino at elementk.com
Wed Nov 19 17:57:47 UTC 2008

I'm considering building a mythtv box, and want to learn more about 
capture devices. I currently have a ChannelMaster 4228 that feeds my HDTV, 
which has a built in tuner and is capable of displaying 1080i. I'd like to 
get suggestions on cards that can capture HDTV up to 1080i off a coax 
cable attached to an antenna. I do not have cable nor satellite, just the 

Also, please clarify this: ATSC is already encoded, so is it true that the 
card itself does not need to do any encoding?

Thanks for clearing this up.

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