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Re: NTSC/ATSC device recommendation




Ben Swartzlander wrote:
> rray_1@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> I would like to purchase a NTSC/ATSC device that is functional under
>> Linux
>> MY only requirement is receiving FTA broadcast
>> Would y'all recommend a USB device or better to stick with a pci device
>> I have followed this list and have only become more confused
>>
>> Thanks
>> Richard
>
> I have 2 Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-850 USB sticks in my MythTV box (Ubuntu
> 8.04). USB is preferable to PCI for all kinds of reasons. I bought
> mine here:
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815116031
>
> Note that if you go with this device, you'll need to manually add the
> firmware to your /lib/firmware directory. You can get the firmware
> here: http://www.steventoth.net/linux/xc5000/
>
> There are plenty of other supported devices though. When I was doing
> my research, this page was an extremely useful resource for Linux ATSC
> hardware: http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/ATSC_Devices

That last comment made me happy to know.

Anyway, please note that this mailing list is pretty much deprecated in
favour of the LMML (which I've cc'ed in this reply).

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