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Old 03-31-2010, 02:17 AM   #1
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Indications about buying a TV tuner that works with Fedora 12


Dear friends

I need a TV Tuner - external (not internal) who work with Fedora 12.
I have cable tv also ...
I see on internet to many tehnicals details about tv tuner.

I'm asking you , because:
1.http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Index.php..._capture_cards - not working
2. and i saw this :
"USB tuners are no good. Aparently USB doesn't have enough bandwidth to handle the video and audio, so the results are poor quality."-from http://www.linuxhelp.net/guides/tvtuner/#tvcard

So if somebody has one model who worked well with Fedora 12 , please send me a answer.

Thank you
 
Old 04-01-2010, 03:42 PM   #2
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you don't say whether you are looking for analogue or DVB terrestial tuners. However the information suggesting USB is not fast enough is incorrect. DVB-T standard definition is up to 30Mbps approx, and USB 2 is 480Mbps. DVBT usb receivers are very successful. I have a pinicle, but you should check with the DVB linux http://www.linuxtv.org/ to see what firmwares are available for which chipsets
 
Old 11-07-2010, 09:05 AM   #3
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I buy TV Tuner Kworld PlusTV TVBox 1680ex (SA220), extern .
I very usefull because is extern .
 
  


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