[mythtv-users] TV out for unlisted card?

Angus sylvania at istop.com
Fri Mar 30 05:43:56 UTC 2007


Bruce Nordstrand wrote:
> Angus wrote:
>   
>>   6200 does, too, but when I tried to look up the hardware 
>> requirements for this card, I got no where. I e-mailed nVidia asking for 
>> this information, but I get the feeling they are the type of outfit that 
>> doesn't answer its mail.
>>     
> Angus
>
> I run a 933Mhz PIII machine and I have onboard 3x DVB-T cards for input 
> and an FX5200 for TV out, plus a Soundblaster Live! 5.1 card for audio 
> output. If you are looking at analog cards, a PVR150 would do your input 
> and once again an FX5200 or above for your TV out. As long as your TV 
> cards either support onboard encoding OR output a mpg stream AND you 
> have something like an FX5200 & above, your machine should be fine for 
> SD recordings/playback.
>
>   
    Hmm... the FX5200s I'm looking at all seem to have on-board fans. 
I'm a bit of a noise-freak. That's part of the reason I wanted to use an 
800MHz CPU. You couldn't recommend one w/out, could you?



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