[mythtv-users] Which tuner card to get?
kgross at jensalt.com
Wed Sep 19 22:07:59 UTC 2007
Mathias Gibbens wrote:
> Hi list,
> I'm looking for a digital tuner card for my Linux system. This is my
> first attempt at setting up TV on a computer, so thanks in advance for
> your patience. I'm looking for a card that can receive digital OTA
> channels, both SD and HD. I've looked at the pcHDTV 5500, and there
> are mixed reviews. Some love it and others report problems receiving
> channels. What's worked well for people on this list? I want to get a
> good, solid PCI card receiver, and not an external one like the
> HDHomeRun. Thanks for your help!
First I would suggest a HDhomerun even though you said you did not want
it. After that. A good inexpensive card is the Avermedia AVerTVHD MCE
A180 I have one and it seems to work very well and I got it off of ebay
for less than $50.
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