[linux-dvb] Need suggestions for TV card
Marco Di Fresco
marco.difresco at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 21:36:12 CET 2008
I live in Italy (north-east).
I don't know if it was just a bad coincidence or a bad support by
Pinnacle for the Italian TV frequencies, but a year ago (before getting
the AverTV USB 2.0 Plus) I tried a Pinnacle card (I don't remember the
model now) but it could not catch any channel (and I was still using
Windows at that time, so there were no issues for the driver
Marco Di Fresco
On Wed, 2008-01-23 at 12:16 -0800, John Massengale wrote:
> What country are you in? If you are in the United States, I would
> recommend the Pinnacle 800i. The tuner on it will pick up over the air
> digital stations better than any other card I have tried.
> 2008/1/23 Marco Di Fresco <marco.difresco at gmail.com>:
> On Mon, 2008-01-21 at 21:05 +0100, Carsten Aulbert wrote:
> > [CUT]
> > My only analogue TV-card experience is with the Hauppauge
> PVR-350 which
> > is a very good card and the ivtv drivers are mature.
> I will take this in consideration.
> > If you have a DVB-T broadcast antenna relatively close-by
> then a Nova
> > T500 should work fine. If you scan this mailing list you
> will find the
> > this card might be problematic in bad weather conditions and
> or if the
> > reception is bad in general. I'm living about 1.5km away
> from the
> > sender, so I think I cannot comment on that.
> I don't have a broadcast antenna on sight so I guess it is
> better to
> exclude this product.
> On Tue, 2008-01-22 at 10:01 +1100, Robin Rainton wrote:
> > Carsten Aulbert wrote:
> > > Look at the linux-dvb Wiki and look if the card of your
> choise is listed there.
> > >
> > Although be aware that this is no guarantee. I recently
> purchased an MSI
> > TV @ Anywhere which was listed in the Wiki, only to find MSI
> had changed
> > a few things and the card was now V1.1. Eventually I've
> managed to get
> > this working (see mails on this list about that) but it's
> not stable as yet.
> That is another thing to keep in mind.
> Thank you both for the suggestions.
> As I said on my original post, my priority is to get at least
> analog signal so I'll start to search around based on those
> suggestions. If by any chance someone has any suggestion for
> cards that
> support the digital signal, I'll be glad to hear them. :-)
> Thank you again for the suggestion.
> Marco Di Fresco
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> linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
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