[mythtv-users] Can Myth TV record direct from DVB-T/DVB-T2

Another Sillyname anothersname at googlemail.com
Thu Nov 5 21:36:14 UTC 2009

2009/11/5 Richard Evans <rp.evans at tiscali.co.uk>:
> I hope this is a silly question.
> I'm only at the stage of considering whether to build something using Myth
> TV. I'm considering building a PVR, to record exclusively digital TV
> transmission. Here in the UK digital TV used DVB-T, and soon some DVB-T2
> transmissions will be introduced, initially for HDTV. MythTv looks like a
> good option, however the documentation only seems to talk about using
> Analogue TV capture cards. I can't find anything about recording digital TV.
> Would I be correct in assuming that I could use some sort of DVB-T tuner
> card, or even a DVB-T2, instead of analogue capture cards. This should allow
> it to receive and record digital TV without any need to actually encode any
> video, as the digital TV transmission are obviously already encoded.
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