[mythtv-users] Which USB DVB-T Device should I choose, in a 266Mhz Linux Box

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Mon Feb 18 08:56:05 UTC 2008


Nicolas Will wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-02-18 at 16:17 +0800, Guan Xuefei wrote:
>> Hello folks, I am new to MythTV, I have a old linux box (266MHz CPU),
>> I would like to choose a USB DVB-T box, and It should have the
>> hardware encoder because the poor CPU,
> 
> DVB-T is digital, the video arrives already in digital form, as MPEG-2
> streams. Your computer just has to save them to disk. No encoded is
> involved at any point.
> 
> The CPU has to decode it when playing, though.
> 
> 
Another thought: You may need USB2

John P


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list