[mythtv-users] capture card
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Thu Feb 4 14:31:18 UTC 2010
On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 8:55 AM, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com>wrote:
> On 4 February 2010 10:01, sharifah ummu kulthum <kulthum91 at gmail.com>
> > hi guys
> > its me again. how many capture card do i need for my myth to be able to
> > watch tv and record shows simultaneously?
> To answer this question for your specific stuation, please tell us how
> are you receiving your TV signal at the moment. In general, the
> ability to watch TV and record simultaneously will require two
> physical tuners. It is possible to buy cards that contain multiple
> tuners (i.e. the newer Hauppauge HVR hybrid cards, or the older Nova-T
> 500 (DVB-T) or PVR-500 (analog hw MPEG-2 cards).
> In some circumstances (i.e. you are using DVB/ATSC digital tuners that
> support multirec) it may be possible to watch TV and record multiple
> channels from a single physical tuner. However, it is very unlikely
> (although not impossible depending on your TV service) to be able to
> do this for all of the channels you can receive, so 2 physical tuners
> is usually the minimum requirement.
> ... However, it is very unlikely (although not impossible depending on
your TV service) to be able to
do this for all of the channels you can receive, ...
why you think it maybe imposable to record more then 2 shows at the same
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