[mythtv-users] Please help me get kick-started with MythTV+DVB-S(2)

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 08:40:07 UTC 2007


On 06/11/2007, Neil Trotter <neil at nook.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> I've been reading around for a few weeks now, trying to discover compatible
> DVB-S cards.   Unless I'm missing it somehow, http://pvrhw.goldfish.org
> doesn't list any MythTV installations with DVB-S cards.  I favour DVB-S as I
> have a dual-LNB satellite dish on the roof left over from a Sky+
> installation (I'm in the UK).  I see Hauppage offer the WinTV Nova S Plus, &
> the WinTV Nova HD S2, but haven't been able to find any reports of whether

We recently moved to a property with an existing dish, and I picked up
a Nova-S Plus (50) for testing. No problems at all with Kaffeine on
FC7 (just scan and watch), not yet integrated it into MythTV and/or
tested with Debian or CentOS, but will in the next week or two. No
problem accessing the BBC HD channel either.

As other have suggested on the list (check the archives), the
Technotrend S-1500 is very popular, but not that easy to get hold of
in the UK (import only?) as far as my limited research showed.

-- 
Nick Morrott

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