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

Devin Heitmueller devin.heitmueller at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 16:52:42 UTC 2009

Hi Brian,

On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 11:47 AM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> I assume you mean "hardware NTSC decoders", unless the unit has NTSC
> outputs ???

I think you just have the terminology backwards.  An MPEG encoder
converts a raw NTSC signal to MPEG format.  An MPEG decoder converts
an MPEG file to raw video.  James is correct in that the 2250 has dual
MPEG encoders.

> Do you mean it can receive NTSC analog broadcasts (assuming proper
> drivers)?

The hardware supports it, but the Linux driver does not.


Devin J. Heitmueller
AIM: devinheitmueller

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