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As Data sources for video and TV VDR can use:
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VDR needs a DVB tuner for receiving TV signal from satellite, cable or terrestrial transmitter. DVB-S card is for receiving digital signal from satellite, DVB-T is for receiving digital signal from terrestrial transmitter and DVB-C is for receiving digital signal from cable. VDR can use also analogue cards. It is also possible to receive signal with VDR server and stream it to client.
* DVB cards, either DVB-T, DVB-C or DVB-S, each of them either as budget card without MPEG-Decoder or Fullfeatured DVB card with MPEG-Decoder (the latter therefore usually being [[output devices]] as well).
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* analogue TV cards with MPEG encoder like Hauppauge PVR 250 or PVR 350, either PCI(preferred) or USB
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V4L-DVB Wiki has good list of DVB cards at http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hardware_Device_Information
* analogue TV cards without MPEG encoder with Brooktree BT848/878
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* the data stream of another VDR which works as a server
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See DVB Wiki [http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page] for Card details
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Revision as of 19:50, 2 April 2013

VDR needs a DVB tuner for receiving TV signal from satellite, cable or terrestrial transmitter. DVB-S card is for receiving digital signal from satellite, DVB-T is for receiving digital signal from terrestrial transmitter and DVB-C is for receiving digital signal from cable. VDR can use also analogue cards. It is also possible to receive signal with VDR server and stream it to client.

V4L-DVB Wiki has good list of DVB cards at http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hardware_Device_Information