[mythtv-users] Thinking about buying a DVB-S Card

Bob Cox coxb at lpi.org.uk
Mon Nov 26 20:51:56 UTC 2007


> Hi,
>     I'm thinking about adding DVB-S support to my MythTV computer,
> which at
> current time uses only a Hauppauge Nova-T 500 dual-tuner DVB-T card.
> As I
> have only another free PCI slot I'm considering the following
> possibilities:
> 
>    - LifeView FlyDVB Trio (DVB-T, DVB-S and analog / FM)
>    - LifeView Fly DVB-S (DVB-S only)
>    - Hauppauge Nova-S Plus (DVB-S only)
> 
> ┐Does anybody know of any issues of these cards under Linux / MythTV I
> should be aware of? Apparently all of them are fully supported by V4L,
> so
> there shouldn't be problems, at least in theory...
> 
> My preferred choice at this time it's the FlyDVB Trio, as I'd get
> another
> extra DVB-T tuner along with the DVB-S one, and even an analog / FM
> one
> which maybe I'd be able to make it work with MythFM plugin (┐still
> live...?).
> 
> Best regards,
>   Eduard
> 
I have a Hauppauge Nova-S Plus working alongside a Pinnacle PCTV 300i
DVB-T without problem. I've been very happy with it.

-- 
Bob Cox -- coxb at lpi.org.uk
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