[mythtv-users] Hauppauge HVR-4400 and similar
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Thu Dec 8 12:34:35 UTC 2011
Tim Draper wrote:
>i'm wondering about the HVR-4400 as a replacement, however there is
>one bit of info i cannot find: does it handle dual DVB-S(2) and
>DVB-T(2) feeds? ie: 4 inputs?
>the specs on hauppauge.com shows it supports each of those formats,
>which is good, but i specifically want 2x DVB-S2 (primary TV signal),
>and DVB-T(2) (low priority in mythtv, as i get weak signal, but good
>enough if DVB-S is in use).
>does the card allow it, or will mythtv only allow 2 inputs; 1x
>dvb-s, 1x dvb-t?
It appears to have only two inputs - one sat, one terrestrial.
There's also no mention of DVB-T2.
However, according to the LinuxTV wiki, it's not supported
>There is no support currently for this card, and since it uses a
>demodulator for which there is not currently a driver, much more
>work will be required than simply adding a new board profile.
Under "Making it Work", the wiki says :
>When this Google search returns some results, some code will then
>exist in linux kernel
>source/drivers/media/video/cx23885/cx23885-cards.c , and from then
>you'll have a chance of getting something going. If no results,
>complain to Hauppage, then buy a different card, or, wait some more,
>or start hacking away on the source.
The search doesn't return anything.
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