Re: recommendation for hd atsc usb device?
- Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 21:07:27 -0400
- From: Neal Becker <ndbecker2@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: recommendation for hd atsc usb device?
Devin Heitmueller wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 2:18 PM, Neal Becker <ndbecker2@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Samsung claims:
>> "The new S5H1411 boasts a higher reception success rate than other
>> devices in multi-path environments where signal interference is high,
>> such as densely populated urban areas; dynamic environments with serious
>> signal distortion among many moving vehicles; environments with major
>> signal phase errors because of cable retransmission and remote areas
>> where reception is generally poor."
>> Well, at least they have their heart in the right place :) I have never
>> been able to find real lab test results for ATSC reception performance.
> Unfortunately, the marketing material fora ll the vendors is going to
> say crap like that. And nobody who has the equipment necessary to
> objectively compare things like multipath performance across devices
> are going to publish their findings due to competitive interests.
> Also, you cannot just look at the demod, the tuner itself is a factor
> as well (and in some cases the pairing of the demod/tuner).
Hate to tie up your ML with my questions, but just one more. Before I go
ahead and order WinTV-HVR-1950, anyone know of any issue with using this on
my fedora F10 system (kernel 188.8.131.52-170.2.56.fc10.x86_64)?
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