[vdr] analogtv plugin with HVR-1800

Timothy D. Lenz tlenz at vorgon.com
Sun Feb 21 21:07:53 CET 2010


I can't buy any more hardware for this and there isn't channels to 
justify it anyway. It's just that the card has the hardware and is 
listed as supported under linux. So, thought if it was just a plugin to 
get it going..

On 2/20/2010 12:07 PM, Rob Davis wrote:
> On 18/02/10 23:58, Timothy D. Lenz wrote:
>> Ok, I was mainly interrested in adding the ntsc (analog) tuning. I think
>> most if not all the ntsc channels left in our area are spanish, so not
>> really interrested in watching them, more, in, I have the hardware,
>> would be nice if it was usable. I have both these cards:
>>
>> http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hauppauge_WinTV-HVR-1800
>> http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DViCO_FusionHDTV7_Dual_Express
>>
>> And I just noticed the second card is also listed as having analog tuning:
>> http://www.fusionhdtv.co.kr/ENG/products/HDTV7DualExpress.aspx
>>
>> But according to this link, only the 1800 has linux support for analog:
>> http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/ATSC_PCIe_Cards
>>
>> With both cards in, I have 3 dvb adapters and all 3 have:
>> demux0, dvr0, frontend0, net0
>
>
> Hi Timothy,
>
> I was in the same position as you and found an inexpensive pvr500 on
> eBay.  It's a nice card, and more importantly, doesn't interfere with
> the ATSC cards I have.
>
> I also now have a cable HD box connected up to it.  PVRINPUT will change
> the channels on the box to the correct one and either select SVIDEO on
> the PVR500 or the HDPVR box and display it in HD.
>
> At quick glance, it looks like there are quite a few Hauppauge PVR
> devices listed on eBay at the moment.  Just make sure it's an NTSC one.
>   The first two I got were PAL (even though sold from Detroit).  The guy
> didn't realise, in the end I sent them to a friend in Hungary.
>
> Rob
>
>



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