[mythtv-users] Dvico Fusion HDTV DVB-T USB or something else?

sonofzev at iinet.net.au sonofzev at iinet.net.au
Wed Jul 22 05:24:30 UTC 2009

>> Hi Iain, 
>> I don't know about this specific device, but I have a Fusion Lite (PCI) and
>> Fusion Dual Express (PCIe).. and have had generally good experience with these
>> devices.. 
>AFAICT the Fusion Dual has a PCI and a USB tuner, and the USB tuner is
>the same as the one in the USB-only device.

No, that is the dual digital 4 on the PCI bus.. but the one using PCI express has
both using the pci express bus no additional USB bridge that I can see through
>Do you use both tuners?  

Definitely.. I have both cards in one BE box and use all three available tuners..
the second tuner on my express card is the default for live tv (to avoid
conflicts with recordings) so it gets used alot

>Do you get full 1080p HD?  
1080i .. there is no broadcast of 1080p ..  

>Do you know if yours has hw mpeg4?

AFAIK there is no hw mpeg4 decoder.. however no one is broadcasting in mpeg4 in
Australia yet. 

However I have vdpau capable cards in my fe boxes which do the decoding (tested
with mpeg4 encoded files.. works nicely... 

However, your 3Ghz p4 should be fine for decoding the stream (but not

>> The site is stating that support has been around since about 2006 for the USB
>> devices.. I'd take that as a good omen.. 
>I think so too :)
>thanks for the quick reply,
>Iain Buchanan 
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