[linux-dvb] linux-dvb Digest, Vol 34, Issue 81

Eduard Huguet eduardhc at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 12:14:35 CET 2007


>
> ---------- Missatge reenviat ----------
> From: "Nick Morrott" <knowledgejunkie at gmail.com>
> To: linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
> Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2007 08:51:46 +0000
> Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] Thinking about buying a DVB-S Card
> On 28/11/2007, Eduard Huguet <eduardhc at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > By the way, I don't know if for future HDTV it will be enough with a
> DVB-S
> > card or else I'll need a DVB-S2 card. ¿Could someone make this point
> clear?
>
> You'll need a DVB-S2 card for HDTV/H.264 broadcast material when it
> becomes available (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DVB-S2 for more
> information.).
>
> I picked up a Hauppauge Nova-S Plus for testing and recording of
> free-to-air (FTA) available DVB-S material as the card is well
> supported. The newer DVB-S2 API is still a work in progress, although
> some cards may work well with the latest V4L/kernel (see
> http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB-S2_Devices). I'm holding off
> getting a DVB-S2 card until things are more stable and more FTA
> material is available to make it worthwhile.
>
> --
> Nick Morrott
>
> MythTV Official wiki:
> http://mythtv.org/wiki/
> MythTV users list archive:
> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users
>
> "An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest." - Benjamin
> Franklin
>

Thank you a lot.
  Eduard
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