[vdr] VDR with ATSC card -- need help

mlists mlists at dressler.ca
Thu Aug 17 15:14:52 CEST 2006


On Thu, 2006-08-17 at 14:52 +0200, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> Mlists wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-08-16 at 22:23 +0200, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
> >> Mlists wrote:
> >> > On Wed, 2006-08-16 at 20:38 +0300, Anssi Hannula wrote:
> >> >> mlists wrote:
> >> >> > I confirmed in my sources.conf that I have an entry for C Cable.  Would
> >> >> > that be what to use for ATSC Cable (North America)?
> >> >>
> >> >> VDR doesn't currently support ATSC.
> >> >>
> >> > 
> >> > Doh -- are there any plans on supporting ATSC QAM_256 in the future? 
> >>
> >> Depends on what it takes to do that.
> >> Is this just another modulation type that needs to
> >> be set, or is this totally different from the DVB standard
> >> with respect to the SI data etc.?
> >>
> > 
> >>From what I see you already support the modulation (256).  I'm not
> > familiar enough with ATSC to know if it's more then that.  It is DVB
> > from what I understand.  I use DVB tools with it.  It's supported in
> > MythTV using the same DVB card type as satellite dvb cards.  Does any of
> > that help?
> 
> I just came across an older posting from Clem Herbert <vdrhaxr at yahoo.com>
> that suggested something in that direction.
> 
> See http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/vdr/2006-March/008418.html
> 
> Klaus

Alas, I don't believe my card supports QAM256 as was first indicated.
So I guess this one goes back up on Ebay and I search for another decent
card.

Norm




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