[mythtv-users] DVB-S2 tuner cards for the UK

Chris Dennis cgdennis at btinternet.com
Tue Sep 19 12:43:12 UTC 2017

On 18/09/17 16:51, Chris Dennis wrote:
> Hi folks
> I'm planning to upgrade my Mythtv backend to have four DVB-S2 tuners.
> The TBS6904 DVB-S2 Quad Tuner comes in at about £230, whereas two TBS6902 DVB-S2 Dual Tuners are £90 each, which would work out cheaper.
> Which is likely to be the better buy?  The cards will go into a bog-standard PC running Linux.
> Or is there a better approach?
> Cheers
> Chris
Thanks for the various replies.

Two dual cards probably make sense: cheaper, and potentially avoiding total lack of telly if one card fails.

Having to recompile TBS drivers on every kernel upgrade is a pain, but I'm used to that.




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