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Sgnob
May 30th, 2011, 11:25 PM
I have a HP TV tuner with a ViXS Xcode 2105 chipset.. Dose anyone have any idea where I could find a driver for the card? Im running 10.04 32 bit OS

Thanks

BicyclerBoy
May 31st, 2011, 01:14 AM
Doesn't look like it..& this card is ancient.

http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/ViXS_PureTV-U_48A3

The tuner card support comes from LinuxTV/v4l-dvb project.

Sgnob
May 31st, 2011, 03:20 AM
Thats what I figured.. Looks like its going on the shelf or I may have to put a Window$ machine together LOL... Can and one recommend a good tuner for Linux?

Thank for the quick reply,, Sgnob.

BicyclerBoy
May 31st, 2011, 11:28 AM
Check out the same link for support but...MythTV/mythbuntu web forums are good places to find h/w compatibility.

The Haupaggue brand is best on Linux (not all fully supported tho)..

Sgnob
May 31st, 2011, 05:09 PM
I found this,, looks like it would be a good option.

http://www.amazon.com/Hauppauge-1196-WinTV-HVR-1250-Tuner-Tuners/dp/B0014YFC18/ref=sr_1_1?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1306822763&sr=1-1

I also found this but it kinda high priced.
http://www.pchdtv.com/

Thanks again.

wolfen69
May 31st, 2011, 06:43 PM
I use a Hauppauge PVR150. Here is my tutorial. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1734916

BicyclerBoy
May 31st, 2011, 10:31 PM
That's cheap compared to other parts of the world..

You need to decide if you need:
dvb-t/t2 &/or dvb-s/s2 (most of the world) or
atsc/cable
SD or HD capable (mpeg2-ts output H264AVC)
Then single or dual tuners & if
analogue or HDMI input capture is required.. (STBox)

In my corner a dual or triple dvb-t/t2 + dvb-s/s2 setup is ideal..(+ analogue HD capture with h264 video for any STB for good measure).