[mythtv-users] Thinking about DVB

Andrew Ingram adingram at clara.co.uk
Sun Sep 12 13:17:33 EDT 2004


Thanks for the link Paul. Can't find anything on that link about that one
though. Would be a great shame as there is a company on ebay selling
literally hundreds of these cards for only 1. May as well get one and see
what happens, not a lot to lose really. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org 
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Paul Woodward
> Sent: 11 September 2004 10:16 PM
> To: 'Discussion about mythtv'
> Subject: RE: [mythtv-users] Thinking about DVB
> 
> I don't personally know anything about this card, but www.linuxtv.org
> and the linux-dvb mailing lists are probably where you want to look.
> When it comes to myth, I believe that any DVB-T card will work.
> 
> Paul
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Andrew Ingram
> Sent: 11 September 2004 22:03
> To: 'Discussion about mythtv'
> Subject: [mythtv-users] Thinking about DVB
> 
> With the current broken state of the tv_grab_uk_rt I have started to
> think
> about adding a DVB-T card to my Myth box alongside the 
> existing PVR250.
> I
> figured I'd be able to use the DVB listings grabber once that 
> is setup.
> 
> My Myth box runs Debian and uses a 2.6.5 kernel with DVB 
> built in to it.
> Anyway, the reason for this email was to ask if anyone knows anything
> about
> the Leadtek LR6650 DVB card. Do these work OK with mythtv? Does anyone
> have
> any experience regarding the quality of the card etc? Maybe 
> it's one to
> avoid? I know it uses a Thomson 7578 tuner and a Conexant CX23881
> decoder.
> Google'ing didn't show up anything very up to date on these chips and
> Linux
> support.
> 
> Any hints and tips would be appreciated.
> 
> Thanks,
> Andrew
> 
> 
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