[olug] Myth compatible TV Tuner card that works with COX TV

Lane Roberts roberts.lane at gmail.com
Fri Nov 5 14:49:36 UTC 2010

Kevin's got you covered -- This is exactly the setup I've been using for the
last year or so. Pretty much all of the hauppauge cards have excellent built
in support. I actually just got rid of Cox, so I've got a PVR-150 collecting
dust if you're interested.



On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 2:46 AM, Kevin D. Snodgrass <kdsnodgrass at yahoo.com>wrote:

> --- On Thu, 11/4/10, Paul H. Lewis <phldml3 at cox.net> wrote:
> > I'm looking to build a MythTV Box,
> > since my TIVO died.  But before I go
> > buying parts willy-nilly, I need to know if there is a TV
> > Tuner card
> > that I can connect directly to the cable and not use the
> > Standard Def
> Most any that are supported by the IVTV or bt8x8 driver will work.  Check
> the docs for these drivers.
> > Receiver.  I'm assuming that they are pushing a
> > digital signal, is that
> > the reason for the set top box?
> If you need to record channels above 72 or so, then yes you will need to
> use the box.  Channels 2-72 are analogue and work fine with analogue tuner
> cards.
> > so that's the reasons for the questions.  If I have to
> > connect with the
> > box, then that means I can only get one channel at a time?
> Yes, if you need to use the box to record your show, say something on
> History International (Chan. 204), then you must use the STB and that is the
> only thing above channel 72 that you can watch, unless you get a second STB
> or a CableCard if your TV is so equiped.
> BTW, I have a Hauppauge 350 I'm not using, if you are interested.  Hardware
> compression of SDTV signal to an MPEG2-PS file playable by MPlayer and
> others.  Also has the TV-OUT so you can make any TV your monitor. :-)
> http://www.hauppauge.com/site/products/data_pvr350.html
> Amazon lists one used for $64.xx, I'll sell mine for bargain basement
> $60.00, with box, manuals remote and anything else I can find that is
> supposed to be in the box.  Latest kernels have the necessary drivers built
> in.
> Kevin D. Snodgrass
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