[mythtv-users] OK. Which Video Capture Card is the best.

Keith Vance keith at take88.com
Tue Oct 11 02:18:16 UTC 2011

I forgot, I'm also considering going with HDHR-3 HomeRun box. It seems like it's well-supported and it works with any computer OS.

Any thoughts on this device?

Thanks again,

On Oct 10, 2011, at 10:09 PM, Keith Vance wrote:

> I have been struggling to no end to get my pcHDTV HD-5500 card to function properly on Ubuntu for way too long.
> It used to work, but I can't get it back to functioning. I can get HD channels to work great, but the analog video either is complete rubbish or it's really poor quality.
> I'm fine with scraping this card altogether and buying something better.
> So my question is, if you could buy any capture card, which would you buy?
> I just have basic Comcast cable running straight from the wall with no box.
> I'm looking at Hauppauge, but I'm not sure which of these cards is the most appropriate.
> http://www.hauppauge.com/site/products/prods_hvr_internal.html
> Having looked over the specs, the HVR-2250 seems like the one, but before I buy another card, I'd like to know if it's the best one to get.
> Any help would be great.
> Am I right to think that the pcHDTV HD-5500 is kind of lame?
> Keith
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