[mythtv-users] VBox Cat’s Eye 164e ATSC/NTSC Dual Tuner
george.galt at gmail.com
Mon Feb 12 14:59:06 UTC 2007
Thanks. I had pestered them myself and got a similar response. If
you look, one of their developers was sending messages to the myth-dev
list about a year ago on a different card. Not sure if they ever got
drivers going on that, but at least it seems promising that they are
aware of mythtv and are looking to get their products working on
On 2/12/07, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> George Galt napsal(a):
> > Anyone know anything about this card and whether or not there are
> > drivers to support the chips under Linux? It looks somewhat
> > interesting with dual tuners that can tune both NTSC and ATSC (but no
> > QAM and the MPEG encoding for NTSC is in software). You can find
> > information here http://www.vboxcomm.com/product3.htm (no individual
> > product page, it's the last item on the page).
> Here's the reply I got over the weekend:
> Hi Yan,
> Work is being done on Linux drivers but I cannot provide yet a committed
> date. Release may take a few months.
> So keep bugging'em folks. Maybe we'll get some evil binary blob drivers.
> It's not as promising as the AverMedia M780 which has dual tuners but hardware MPEG2 encoding for analog, but no promise of linux drivers any time soon.
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