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mewho

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tv/capture card question
« on: October 07, 2007, 11:26:33 am »
hi all,
love the 0704 update.  I have a question for all you gurus out there.  i acquired an avertv usb2 plus external tv tuner/mpeg card that does not work AT ALL in linux, and according to the avermedia rep i spoke to, will never support linux.  i have the option to exchange it for an avertv hybrid +fm Volar that is also a tv tuner, and also a dvb tuner in one.  My question is, WILL IT WORK?  i have not found any specific info for this card and linuxmce.  there is a linux driver for it on their site, but before i drop the cash, i'd like to know for sure.  thanks

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Re: tv/capture card question
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2007, 12:34:37 pm »
hi all,
love the 0704 update.  I have a question for all you gurus out there.  i acquired an avertv usb2 plus external tv tuner/mpeg card that does not work AT ALL in linux, and according to the avermedia rep i spoke to, will never support linux.  i have the option to exchange it for an avertv hybrid +fm Volar that is also a tv tuner, and also a dvb tuner in one.  My question is, WILL IT WORK?  i have not found any specific info for this card and linuxmce.  there is a linux driver for it on their site, but before i drop the cash, i'd like to know for sure.  thanks

I think this page will help you determine if the Avermedia card you mention is compatible; http://www.linuxtv.org/v4lwiki/index.php/Saa713x_devices#Avermedia

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Re: tv/capture card question
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2007, 08:10:11 pm »
hmmm...only the pci and cardbus models listed...no usb... i think i'll play it safe and just get a specific card from the list...thanks anyway