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

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 16:51:48 UTC 2009

On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 11:47 AM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> 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
> card
>> > 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
> card
>> 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
> drivers)?

The driver does not exist for linux yet but this card has 2 NTSC
tuners and hardware MPEG2. It also has dual QAM/ATSC but the digital
and analog share some circuity so at max 2 of these can be in
operation at a time.


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list