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

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 15:25:04 UTC 2009

2009/11/18 David Knight <dlknight at sdf.lonestar.org>:
> On Mon, November 16, 2009 4:37 pm, 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
> Hmm sorry to hope on the thread I noticed you can specify max recordings
> per capture card in mythtv-setup, if one is using the Nova T-500 for
> instance and there were 4 channels available on each MUX could you in
> theory set max recordings to 4 for each individual tuner? (I've currently
> got mine set as 2 max recordings per tuner).

Yes, although please check first with 3 and then 4 simultaneous
recordings per tuner to check your particular system can cope with the
added IO/database load.


Nick Morrott

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