[linux-dvb] RE : RE : Ofcom announce HD freeview standard in UK

Faruk A fa at elwak.com
Fri Apr 4 16:08:23 CEST 2008


On Fri, Apr 4, 2008 at 3:54 PM, Thierry Lelegard
<thierry.lelegard at tv-numeric.com> wrote:
> >> > In summary, looks like HD will be DVB-T2 with MPEG4, with 3 HD channels on
>  >>  > air from "late 2009 / early 2010"
>  >>  > ...
>  >>
>  >> > Guess I will need new DVB-T2 hardware :(
>  >>
>  >>  Is there any existing DVB-T2 hardware today, either regular STB or PCI/USB board ?
>  >>
>  >>  In France, the terrestrial HD is supposed to officially start in a few weeks
>  >>  from now ("spring 2008"). But it will use DVB-T because of lack of DVB-T2 STB.
>  >
>
> > Hi!
>  >
>  > TerraTec Cinergy T USB XXS HD, H.264, USB2.0, DVB-T, Codec for HDTV support
>  > In Sweden it's only 479 SEK (50 Euro)
>  >
>  > Hauppauge! WinTV-NOVA-TD-HD, Dual-DVB-T, USB2.0, HD-ready (999 SEK = 105 Euro)
>  >
>  > Hauppauge! WinTV-NOVA-T-500-HD, Dual-DVB-T, PCI, EPG, Radio, HD-ready
>  > (949 SEK = 100 Euro)
>
>  They certainly come with HD-capable software.
>  But do they really support DVB-T2 modulation ?
>
>  Since most current tuners for PC are simple tuners, there is no hardware
>  difference for SD vs. HD. It is only a matter of software codec.
>
>  DVB-T2, on the other hand, is a different *modulation* technique which
>  must be implemented in hardware.
>
>
>
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Sorry i have no info regarding that, I was think of buying TerraTec
Cinergy T USB XXS HD, H.264 next month
if what u said is true i should wait then.



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