[mythtv-users] Crystal HD

MacNean Tyrrell dardack at gmail.com
Wed Aug 18 16:27:01 UTC 2010

On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 12:25 PM, Robert McNamara <robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
> wrote:

>  On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 9:21 AM, belcampo <belcampo at zonnet.nl> wrote:
>> Scott D. Davilla wrote:
>>> So from what I'm reading the driver seems pretty stable for xbmc/totem.
>>>>  Was wondering if it's more then likely going to make it into .24?  If so I
>>>> gotta go find one for my AppleTV, that will really help with playback of
>>>> backup movies/etc.  Anyways, I did search the mailing list, but someone
>>>> asked for update back in May, was told someone was working on the driver,
>>>> just curious if it's making it's way into .24.  Thanks.
>>>> BTW last I looked, the place I found it for like $50 was sold out. Are
>>>> they back in stock anywhere for near that price point?
>>> I highly recommend the newer bcm70015 card, in addition to handling more
>>> video formats, it also has a built in hw scaler (only down for now) and
>>> consumes much less power than the bcm70012.
>>> Also some old layout bcm70012 seem to have bad DRAM and might be faulty.
>>> It seems that ebay sellers got these from some unknown production method and
>>> they were never sold individually by Broadcom. Standard operating procedure
>>> when getting things made in China I guess.
>> I bought a few from them, worked flawless. Ever heard from someone it was
>> a problem or is it hearsay ?
> Scott wrote userspace portions of the driver and the XBMC support-- I
> daresay he's probably a trustworthy authority on which cards have issues ;)
Is there anyway to verify when I purchase I'm getting the 70015?

>  Robert
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MacNean C. Tyrrell
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