[mythtv-users] Recommendation for digital tuner for new mythtv system, UK freeview.

Ian Barton lists at manor-farm.org
Tue Nov 17 07:15:36 UTC 2009

Richard Morton wrote:
> Hauppauge Nova t-500 (pci and dual tuner) or the equivalent hauppauge 
> usb sticks (you'd need two for two tuners) or anything with the same 
> chipset, such as technotrend cards.
> Each tuner can record all channels on the mux simultaneously (so it 
> strictly meets your reqmts of recording two channels simultaneously) but 
> if you want to record *any* two channels you need dual tuners
> Please excuse brevity and mistakes, this email was composed on a mobile 
> phone.
> Thanks and regards,
> Richard Morton
>> On 16 Nov 2009 16:27, "Mike Dent" <mcdent at gmail.com 
>> <mailto:mcdent at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Hopefully this will be my last "recommendation" email, at least for now.
>> What is a good choice for 2 physical freeview tuners these days in a 
>> mythtv box?
>> i.e. I need to be able to record at least 2 channels at the same time.
>> Is it best to go with USB devices these days? I'm looking for
>> recommendation of card or usb tuner which works
>> with little or no fuss, available in the UK.

I have a Nova T-500, an Avermedia PCI and an Avermedia USB tuner all of 
which work fine.


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