[vdr] ATSC

Timothy D. Lenz tlenz at vorgon.com
Sat Feb 23 18:40:22 CET 2008


I found a patch  for at least some ATSC cards. Not sure about which work and
which don't: http://fepg.freehostia.com/
There is also a ATSCEPG plugin needed for EPG.
This information was posted at:
http://dvbn.happysat.org/viewtopic.php?t=44680&start=15

I'm mainly interrested in cards with at least dual ATSC tuning. 1 or more of
the devices out there use the LG tuning chip which is suposed to by far the
best. There is also a networked tuner that looks interresting which is
supported by MythTV. Don't know what chip set it has or if it can work with
VDR. Tuners I've been looking at:

http://www.pchdtv.com/ Seems to be designed for use with linux and uses the
LG chip but is only a single tuner.

http://www.bbti.us/products_airstar_hd5000_pci.htm

http://www.vboxcomm.com/product3.htm#4 Cat's Eye 164e dual tuner but chip
set unknown.

http://techluver.com/2008/01/07/hauppauge-intros-wintv-hvr-2250-1950-950q-and-1250/
The did a nice job wit hthe Nexus. The 2250 is a brand new dual tuner card.
Not much info on their site yet. Reported to be the final version to the
PCV530 ref design which did use LG chips, but not in the tuner.

http://www.silicondust.com/wiki/products/hdhomerun Connects via LAN, Dual
tuner, chipset unknown. Known to work with MythTV, but VDR unknown.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steffen Barszus" <st_barszus at gmx.de>
To: "VDR Mailing List" <vdr at linuxtv.org>
Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2008 10:15 AM
Subject: Re: [vdr] ATSC


> Timothy D. Lenz schrieb:
> > Any chance we can get ATSC tunner card support with the next branch of
vdr?
> > In 1 year from today it will replace all analog TV broadcast in the US.
> >
> >
> Think that depends solely on what interface these cards - are they using
> linux-dvb api ?
>
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