[mythtv-users] PCI-E ATSC (US) Card Recommendation

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Tue Dec 1 16:47:07 UTC 2009

On Tuesday 01 December 2009 09:45:47 am James Crow wrote:
> John Freer wrote:
> > Thanks in advance...
> >
> > Could someone suggest a recent-model PCI-E x1 (the short slot) ATSC 
> > that will work well on my FC12 box?
> >
> > My mobo is an Asus m4n78 pro
> >
> > Much appreciated!
> >
> > -----------------------------------
> > John J Freer
> I have a Hauppauge HVR-2250 PCIe x1 card. Dual ATSC/QAM tuners. The 
> has hardware NTSC encoders, but the Linux drivers do not support them.
> The digital side is supported with drivers built into the kernel from
> 2.6.32. Previous kernels require a driver compile, but it is pretty
> easy. I do not use FC12, but I think I have read that FC12 requires the
> driver be compiled. Search the list archives for details.

I assume you mean "hardware NTSC decoders", unless the unit has NTSC 
outputs ???

Do you mean it can receive NTSC analog broadcasts (assuming proper 

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