[mythtv-users] HDHomeRun like device for analog?

James Pifer jep at obrien-pifer.com
Fri May 14 14:20:40 UTC 2010

> Yes.
> The potential problem is that older machines often have AGP slots for graphics 
> cards, and no VDPAU-capable cards are available with an AGP interface (if I'm 
> wrong, I'd love to know about it).
> You can get standard PCI video cards that will do VDPAU, and of course PCI-
> Express, but not AGP.
> A complete VDPAU-capable frontend can be had for $200 (the Acer Revo 1600), 
> not much more than we used to spend on a high-end video card.
> _______________________________________________

Good news is on my frontends PCI slots are not a problem. Dumb question,
what should you look for in a video card description to know it supports
vdpau? If you search something like newegg.com for vdpau it doesn't
return anything. 


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