[mythtv-users] mini-pci TV tuner cards
aplumb at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 18:45:33 UTC 2004
Next fun hardware question! Which mini-PCI form factor TV tuner cards
have people had success running MythTV PVRs with?
VIA's upcoming EPIA N board looks like an ideal compromise between
going completely embedded-PC for a dedicated mythbackend machine, not
to mention the fact that it uses the CN400 which does both MPEG-2 and
MPEG-4 hardware decoding. At 12cmx12cm (just under 4.75"x4.75") it
would even fit in a 5.25" drive bay slot.
A few promising boards appear to be:
Worst case, there are mini-pci to pci adapter boards:
...but that kind of defeats the purpose.
Follow-up question would be who sells your mini-pci card of choice,
either here in Canada or at least in the US?
If you don't know what to do, do something.
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