[vdr] FF vs Budget cards ??
myllymaa at niksula.hut.fi
Thu Oct 27 11:01:41 CEST 2005
On Wed, 26 Oct 2005, Simon Baxter wrote:
> I'm using a Hauppauge Nova-T budget card under VDR. It works like a
> charm - can record one and view multiple channels in the same
> transponder at once.
> Is this also the case with FF cards? With their 'onboard' mp2 decoder,
> do they also allow recording of multiple channels?
FF cards can record multiple channels and view one. I have old
fujitsu-siemens dvb-c FF card in slow P166 machine. I can record 3
channels and view one or view one recording at the same time.
Viewing many channels at the same time is imho not possible with FF card,
unless you re-encode the streams to fit in one stream.
> How does this work? Are the mp2 decoder and 'tuner' separate on the
> card, and can VDR dump some streams to disk as well as using the
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