[mythtv-users] Advice on buying DVB-C card with CI support

Espen A Fossen espenaf at junta.no
Fri May 15 21:23:07 UTC 2009


belcampo wrote:
> Espen A Fossen wrote:
>> Hi
>>
>> I am looking at buying an software decoding PCI based DVB-C card for 
>> running with mythtv, and then I mean something that has "working" 
>> CI-support under linux. I have been looking a lot at 
>> http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB-C_PCI_Cards to try to 
>> figure out what to buy, but there always seems to be an issue with 
>> either the CI-support or running under mythtv.
>>
>> So is there anyone running with an DVB-C card and  working CI that 
>> knows from experience that it's working more or less flawlessly under 
>> mythtv 0.21+?
>>
>> My best options seems to be the KNC1 TV-Station or the Satelco 
>> EasyWatch, but does anyone have experience with running these with an 
>> betacrypt 2 cam and  HDTV channels?
> I do have two KNC1 with CI-slots lying around, I myself went to 
> satelite, with basicaly the same chipset Philips SAA7146 which works 
> perfect for almost 1.5 years now.
>>
>> Appreciate any advise before I start spending.
>>
>> Espen
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You mean they worked for 1,5 years using an CAM in the CI slot? If so i 
would consider buying one from you if your selling, or maybe just get a 
new one.

Espen


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