brooktree 880: cx23880-19 TV chip

Torfinn Ingolfsen torfinn.ingolfsen at
Wed Feb 28 00:07:25 UTC 2007

On Tue, 27 Feb 2007 22:38:23 +0000
Jim Stapleton <stapleton.41 at> wrote:

> OK, since this is well beyond my skill at the moment (writing a
> driver), is there any known tv tuner driver writer who'd like this
> card, since someone found the documentation for it? Hauppauge said
> that the PVR 150/250/350/500 cards used the same chips in all of their
> models, unlike the WinTV-Radio cards. I figure FreeBSD driver
> compatability is a good cause for the money I spend on this.
> And, assuming my desire is the most reliable operation, which of the
> 150/250/350/500 cards is my best option?

AFAIK, the 150 and 500 cards are the same, except for the fact that the
500 cards has two tuners on board. Which is nice if you want to
record / view more than one show at a time.
Both 500 and 150 are a "newer generation" than the 250 and 350 card,
but if that matters I don't know.

Torfinn Ingolfsen

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