[mythtv-users] Building a new MythTV box for the living room
jocke4news at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 21:25:21 UTC 2007
On 8/16/07, Nick Morrott <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 15/08/07, Joacim J <jocke4news at gmail.com> wrote:
> > From the discussion so far I think the following setup-steps
> > Step 1 - Configure the server (AMD X2 3800+, 2 GB)
> > - Throw my existing Kworld DVB-T card in the server
> > - Purchase a new dual DVB-T ( HAUPPAUGE WINTV NOVA-T 500) card for the
> > server (in total 3 receivers)
> > - Get those capture cards working on Kubuntu Feisty
> Be _very_ careful if buying a Nova-T 500 card. Current stock is not
> the now-supported Nova-T 500 (only 1 RF-input) but rather the
> never-to-be-supported Nova-TD 500 card (has 2 RF-inputs). The picture
> on the box is still the Nova-T 500. I've already sent one back to
> Amazon in the UK because of the switch. Boxes are marked with a
> "Diversity" sticker and apparently only work on Intel-based systems.
> After all the recent excitement over finally getting the Nova-T 500
> stable on Linux, Hauppauge go and swap the cards for an incompatible
> version. No signs yet whether the old supported card will return. I
> would steer clear for now, unless you are 100% sure you are getting a
> real Nova-T 500 card.
Today I bought 2 Hauppauge Nova-T 500 (with 1 RF input and not sign of
After my weekend Ducati tour I will start to get the server running with
those and MythTV backend.
Thanks for the help.
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