[oclug] New TV Tuner cards ??
Piotr R. Sidorowicz
prsidoro at mavericsolutions.ca
Sun Jul 27 20:01:40 EDT 2008
I have HDTV card (hd-3000) from http://www.pchdtv.com/. Now they are up
to model hd-5500. It works out of the box as of kernel 2.6.12. Truly a
very good product; I have been very happy with it.
William Case wrote:
> Has anyone recently purchased a TV Tuner card that works successfully
> with Linux and Rogers Cable? I.e. TVTime or MythTV, plus v4l and/or
> bttv drivers?
> I received an ATI Wonder Theater 550 card as a gift a couple of years
> back and no Linux drivers have been developed for it -- although it
> works fine in WindowsXP. If you have recently heard of such a Linux
> driver for it, please let me know.
> Meanwhile I am looking at replacing it with an Hauppage WinTV-HVR-1800.
> I have looked at various "hardware supported" sites, and this particular
> model seems iffy. The Hauppage specs don't give the chip used.
> I am not locked into this card. I just want to get my cable TV onto my
> Linux system. Therefore, all suggestions gratefully received.
Piotr R. Sidorowicz, PhD phone: 613.822.2094
1819 Rideau Rd voip: sip:prsidorowicz at ekiga.net
Gloucester, On, Canada, K1X 1E1 email: prsidoro at mavericsolutions.ca
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