[vdr] ATSC a good primers guide? (Moving from Italy to the US with my VDR setup)
ml at websitec.de
Sun Jan 18 14:24:05 CET 2009
> I'm looking at moving from Italy to the US in the summer and am trying
> to spend my time (while not highly preoccupied about health insurance,
> jobs, houses, shipping etc) trying to think through taking my VDR setup
> and Dreambox over to the US.
> I currently have a couple of Hauppauge DVB-S cards (a Nexus and a Nova)
> and a Hauppauge DVB-T card in the setup for digital terrestrial. I am
> wondering in the US if I should go with ATSC or Dish/Direct TV (or
> both). I'm aiming for Rockford, Illinois which has ATSC coverage. I
> have three vomp boxes hanging off the VDR server which I was planning to
> take with me. These currently connect with RGB Scart to my TV's. Then
> the dreambox 800 connects with HDMI.
> So, would the DVB-T card just work with ATSC or is it fundamentally
> different (like DVB-C is different to DVB-S). In which case should I get
> a USB ATSC dongle or two?
For Cabel and Terr you need a patched VDR
Also you need then a plugin to get the epg data over atsc
Take a closer look here -->
If you use VDR on Gentoo, yust enable use-flag atsc
Joerg Bornkessel <hd_brummy at gentoo.org>
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