[mythtv-users] HDHomeRun like device for analog?

Stuart Larson halcyon at obfus.com
Fri May 14 14:24:02 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.
> Thanks,
> James

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