TV Tuner Card
danny at ricin.com
Wed Mar 19 23:30:59 UTC 2008
On Wednesday 19 March 2008 19:03:17 Markus Rechberger wrote:
> On 3/19/08, Danny Pansters <danny at ricin.com> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 19 March 2008 00:21:43 Ean Kingston wrote:
> > > I've got a Hauppauge WinTV-PVR. I don't remember which model (150,
> > > 250, 350). It's the one with the FM tuner. The Hauppauge WinTV-PVR
> > > line uses the Brooktree chipset and works fine.
> > Not brooktree, conexant and that's merely the mpeg encoding chip (the
> > analog a/v decoder to my knowledge is not supported at all but it doesn't
> > really need to be).
> > > Personally, I would go for either the 150 (price) or the 500 (if you
> > > can find one). The 500 is basically 2 150s on a single card so you
> > > can record one show and watch another at the same time.
> > >
> > >
> > > Does anyone know if the WinTV-HVR works with FreeBSD?
> > I don't think so, certainly not the usb sticks. There is quite a lot of
> > good info available online especially for the analog a/v decoder from TI,
> > as well as for Empia's USB integration. Tuners used on virtually all
> > modern (read: hybrid) cards and sticks are mostly xceive or microtune.
> > Neither is very keen
> > on disclosing much information it seems.
> I will start to work on moving the Empiatech drivers to BSD as soon as
> I'm done with the most popular devices for Linux. As for the Hybrid
> devices Empia has quite a few new devices in the pipeline, and I'm
> going to work for them from next month on.
> Although the BSD project will remain a private project for me.
Well, thanks for sharing that much :) I reckon you mean that you want to
privately develop and at some point make a public release, no?
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