[mythtv-users] Air2pc HD5000 analog sdtv

Ron Garrison ron.garrison at gmail.com
Sun Nov 4 05:25:26 UTC 2007


On 11/3/07, Ron Garrison <ron.garrison at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>  On 11/2/07, Steve Berlo <steveb at berlo.no-ip.info> wrote:
> >
> >    I just installed a new HD5000 tuner card in my Myth box running
> > Fedora 7.  This card is supposed to be capable of HDTV and SDTV, but I
> > cannot figure out how to make the SDTV work (3rd generation card).  I
> > had a DVico fusion card which I had to load a cx8800 driver for the
> > analog side to work, and I assume that I must load the proper analog
> > driver for the HD5000, which will create the /dev/video0 device (which
> > is not currently present).
> >    I have googled for hours and see that people have this working, but
> > I can't find any info on how to properly set up the analog part - HDTV
> > works fine.  I had a /dev/video0 with the DVico card, but not with the
> > HD5000.
> >    If anyone can point me to the right 'howto' page or give me some
> > insight on this, I would really appreciate it!!
> >
> > Thanks for your help!
> > Steve
> >
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>
> This card receives digital only.  No analog.  The description is a little
> misleading; it receives digital SD, but not analog SD.
>
> Ron
>
>
To add to this - SDTV implies digital (I shouldn't have said "analog SD").
The difference between HDTV and SDTV is the resolution of the image.  SDTV
is essentially the digital equivalent of NTSC/PAL, etc.

Ron
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