[mythtv-users] Tuner opinions?
pashdown at xmission.com
Tue Feb 23 21:25:34 UTC 2010
Brian Wood wrote:
>> I'm looking at cards like:
>> HD-5500 - only one connection, though....
> Requires you to use software encoding for analog capture, this means a lot of
> CPU, and limited codecs available (RTjpeg and mpeg4). Can't do analog and
> digital at the same time.
They are sweet for digital though. I've got a box with four PC-HD5500's
in it and I am happy as a clam with the quality and quantity of digital
OTA broadcast. I never use them for analog. If you want to run
multiples of them, the only problem is finding an appropriate
motherboard with enough PCI slots.
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