[vdr] Cheapest FF card?

Girish Venkatachalam girishvenkatachalam at gmail.com
Wed Oct 18 17:24:01 CEST 2006


On Wed, Oct 18, 2006 at 12:37:13PM +0200, Luca Olivetti wrote:
> 	Do you by any chance mean to say that I can buy a budget card and still run vdr? 
> 
> Yes, using softdevice, xine, xineliboutput or a dxr3. You should look at
> these plugins to see which one is more suitable to you.
> 
> >That is also okay by me. Which card do you recommend?
> 
> It all depends on what you need, prefer, have available.
> Me, I'm using a skystar 2 and a dxr3. I'm also using the xine plugin for
> remote viewing (i.e. viewing tv on my laptop).
> 
> > 
> > 	Also I wish to view pay channels with it.
> 
> That's not (officially) possible with a budget card.
> 
> > 
> > 	Please also mention the price and from where I can get it.
> 
> Well, I bought both the skystar2 and the dxr3 on ebay. IIRC ~40? for a
> new skystar2 (plus shipping) and 10? for a second hand dxr3.
> Using softdevice or xine you can use vdr with just a budget card.

Luca,

	Many thanks for helping me out. I shall google and figure out how to obtain it. 

	I am a poor entrepreneur and I am hoping that using the card I can do some hacking. So every penny saved goes towards supporting myself a lil more...

	Thanks again.

regards,
Girish



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