[mythtv-users] Tuner Selection...
beww at beww.org
Fri May 23 14:06:04 UTC 2008
On May 23, 2008, at 7:44 AM, Phil Bridges wrote:
> I'm pretty sure you aren't going to find a DIVX-recording card. Your
> best bet will be to get a PVR150/500 and transcode after the program
> is recorded.
The Plextor PX-TV-402U will do hardware DiVX encoding, though I have
seen some posts here about problems with recent kernels.
I'm also not totally sure what modes of the Plextor are supported by
Myth. I know the MPEG2 modes aren't supported but MPEG4 is, not sure
about the DiVX variants of MPEG4.
I've seen these units available for about $50 these days, probably
because they will become less popular with analog broadcasting stops,
but of course they will still work for the output of an STB or sat
receiver. I think there is also a version without a tuner for even
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