[mythtv-users] CrystalHD card now at $53 at Logic Supply for US buyers

Douglas Choma doug at polaritylabs.com
Mon Mar 1 22:32:48 UTC 2010

On 3/1/10 2:24 PM, Scott D. Davilla wrote:
>> On 3/1/10 2:12 PM, Nick Rout wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 11:00 AM, Douglas 
>>> Choma<doug at polaritylabs.com>  wrote:
>>>> I just noticed these posts regarding the Crystal HD.  Is this 
>>>> something
>>>> that's usable in the current Myth trunk?
>>>> I bought one on ebay last month to play around with xbmc.  But if 
>>>> it can
>>>> work in Myth... even better.  :-)
>>> Not yet. Should work in xbmc though, but I am not sure what version of
>>> xbmc you need.
>> Bummer.  I wonder if it's on the roadmap at all.  From my limited 
>> research, I guess they already works with trunk versions of Mplayer 
>> and VLC?  So it would be possible to use it within some parts of 
>> Myth.  But the real show stopper would be using it for FE playback.
> Actually Mplayer devs punted and said to look for ffmpeg devs to pick 
> it up. VCL devs said, no time/money to consider. There is one ffmpeg 
> dev working on integration with vaapi but nothing being done in ffmpeg 
> svn.

Wow!  So how does XBMC support it?  I sorta figured XBMC was built using 
ffmpeg (or similar).  XBMC looks really amazing... I just wish the 
LiveTV integration with Myth was dialed in.

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