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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).
> 
> Devin
> 
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 2.6.27.21-170.2.56.fc10.x86_64)?


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