[vdr] Dual Tuner Cards

Andrew Herron totallymaxed at gmail.com
Mon Jun 25 15:28:34 CEST 2007


On 6/25/07, Torgeir Veimo <torgeir at pobox.com> wrote:
>
>
> On 25 Jun 2007, at 11:41, Chris Jones wrote:
>
> Hi
>
> Laz wrote:
>
> I did read stuff a while back about people getting USB disconnects from
> them at random but I've never seen that with mine.
>
>
> Are we saying that the Hauppauge USB dual tuner ones work? That would
> seriously make my day!
>
>
> The nova-t 500 is a PCI card, but has an internal USB bus.
>
> The nova-t 500 doesn't work reliably at my location. An older nova-t works
> very well. The problem is with transmissions where the actual transmission
> frequency doesn't match the frequency in the PAT/PMT tables, or if using
> automatic settings for inversion, qam, hierarchy etc. See log below when
> tuning with w_scan.
>
> The nova-t 500s remote sensor doesn't work yet.
>
> I wouldn't recommend this card for use under linux at the moment. It's a
> hit or miss.
>

Well the T500 is working well for us in multiple machines (one has 3 x
T500's installed) under Kubuntu 7.04 and Kernel 2.6.20-15-generic. We are
using the Hauppauge remote successfully with MS mce compatible IR receivers.
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