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You cannot buy new cards anymore, but ebay and co have often such cards.<BR>
 
You cannot buy new cards anymore, but ebay and co have often such cards.<BR>
 
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Only '''em8300''' cards are supported.<BR>Please '''do not buy a DXR2 card''' because there is no driver for older DXR2 cards. Sigma's newer MPEG4 cards are also unsupported.
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Only '''em8300''' cards are supported.<BR>It may not be a good idea to buy a DXR2 card, although there is a Linux driver on [http://dxr2.sourceforge.net http://dxr2.sourceforge.net]. No plugin for VDR though.<BR>Sigma's newer MPEG4 cards are also unsupported.
 
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Usually thes cards have names like<BR>
 
Usually thes cards have names like<BR>

Revision as of 16:26, 23 February 2006

Introduction

DXR3 cards are hardware decoder cards, originally designed for dvd viewing on slow PCs. With such a card you can build a cheap VDR with hardware MPEG decoder. You cannot buy new cards anymore, but ebay and co have often such cards.

Hint

Only em8300 cards are supported.
It may not be a good idea to buy a DXR2 card, although there is a Linux driver on http://dxr2.sourceforge.net. No plugin for VDR though.
Sigma's newer MPEG4 cards are also unsupported.

Usually thes cards have names like

  • Hollywood Plus
  • DXR3
  • Sigma Designs
  • Real Magic
  • Videologic


Please use the newest drivers from http://dxr3.sourceforge.net. plugin and driver installation.

picture

DXR3/Hollywood+

Links