[vdr] vdr & HD MPEG-4 DVB-C

Heikki Manninen hma at iki.fi
Mon Apr 28 13:16:58 CEST 2008

Petri Helin wrote:
> Simon Baxter wrote:
>> Has anyone tried one of these new cards with VDR?
>> http://www.dvbshop.net/product_info.php/info/p149_SATELCO-EasyWatch-PCI-DVB-C-HDTV--Basic-Edition-.html
>> Or any other DVB-C card supporting CI/CAM and MPEG-4 ?
> The support for MPEG-4 comes in the form of codecs included on a CD that 
> is shipped with the card. The card itself supports MPEG-4 just like any 
> other: regardless of the encoding used the card passes the broadcasted 
> material to a piece of software, which in turn tries to decode it. VDR 
> can also do that when patched with Reinhard Nissl's h.264 patch and used 
> together with a software output plugin.

So to put it simply: Just buy the normal version - the cards are the same.

Heikki M

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