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[ale] Good TV tuner card?



If you have premium channels, look into the Hauppauge HD-PVR, assuming  
you have a set top box with composite outputs that haven't been  
disabled by the cable company

On Apr 4, 2009, at 12:09 PM, Adam wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> As I prepare to build a MythTV rig, I find myself stuck trying to  
> decide
> what kind of TV tuner card to use.
>
> Of course, I'd like the pie in the sky solution: a card that works  
> with
> Linux and Windows, can capture NTSC and ATSC (and QAM if possible),  
> and
> all that jazz, so I'm not relegated to a single platform or signal, in
> case I decide to change things up one day.
>
> About the best I can find is the Hauppauge HVR 1600:
>
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Hauppauge_HVR-1600
>
> It's getting a good amount of development (claims the history for the
> page), and has the old PVR-150 tuner for analog, as well as an ATSC
> tuner that Hauppauge/Conexant has provided firmware for.
>
> In Windows, it pretty much just works, as good as Hauppauge's software
> has ever worked.
>
> Does anyone else have suggestions for the holy grail of TV tuners?
>
> Adam
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