[mythtv-users] help identifying ATI vid/capture card
bbaydar at gmail.com
Fri Feb 8 00:17:12 UTC 2008
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> From: "John Massengale" <johnrobertmassengale at gmail.com>
> To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 15:53:46 -0800
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] help identifying ATI vid/capture card
> On Feb 7, 2008 3:37 PM, Kevin J. Cummings <cummings at kjchome.homeip.net> wrote:
> > Corey Wirun wrote:
> > > Hi All,
> > >
> > > I came across an ATI video/capture card that I cannot identify. I've
> > > searched on the net with no success. I thought that someone on this
> > > list can help me.
> > What does lspci tell you? lspci -v and lspci -vv will tell you even
> > more. (yes, I see its an AGP card, they show up in the PCI list).
> > It might help you see what chipset it uses.
> > > It's an AGP card with an on-board fan and 4 external connectors labelled
> > > CATV, DVI, VID I/O (funky square 28-pin connector with one corner cut
> > > off), and DV (firewire?). There's a chip on the board that says 'ATI
> > > Rage Theatre'. I'm trying to determine what this board is and if it's
> > > any better than my PVR-350. It came with a silver RF (not IR) remote.
> > Have you been to the ATI WWW site and looked at what they have for their
> > "TV Tuner" cards? There are 3 listed as Radeon Home Theatre cards.
> > I searched for "Rage Theatre" on the ATI site and got 1 hit about how to
> > get around a problem with Catalyst showing it as "unsupported".
> > On their drivers download site, there are 3 Rage drivers listed under
> > Legacy (Discontinued).
> > > Thanks for any help/advice.
> > > Corey.
> > IHTH
> > --
> > Kevin J. Cummings
> > kjchome at rcn.com
> > cummings at kjchome.homeip.net
> > cummings at kjc386.framingham.ma.us
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> This is probably an All-in-wonder card. It is unlikely that is supported for anything like MythTV unfortunately. I have 2 All in wonder cards, and they are only supported by some Gatos driver that does not work with MythTV.
It sounds very much like the AIW 8500DV. I have one of these cards
sitting around somewhere and it was my primary windows video cards for
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