[clug] low profile dual digital tuner for mythtv
eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Mon Mar 14 20:12:42 MDT 2011
I am back home now and can confirm (better late than never) that
- a low profile bracket is included.
- I installed the two cards late in Dec and had no problems since.
- all schedules were recorded during my recent 3 weeks travel.
As always YMMV.
On 03/03/11 10:21, Ahmed El Zein wrote:
> Thanks for that. The DTV2000DS was one of the cards that turned up in
> my research. I backed down after reading:
> The forum describes some sort of signal "locking" problem. In fact it
> was this very page that lead me to throw my hands up in frustration
> and consult the collective knowledge of CLUG :)
> I am assuming that you are not plagued by these problems? I did notice
> that many of the posts talking about dual tuner cards admit to
> disabling one of the tuner as the only way to achieve stability.
> On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 7:56 PM, Eyal Lebedinsky<eyal at eyal.emu.id.au> wrote:
>> I use these cards (note: these are PCI) with mythtv:
>> Leadtek DTV2000DS PCI Dual HD Digital TV Tuner Card
>> which I got locally at
>> So far they work fine. It seems that you do need a relatively recent kernel
>> to ensure that it is stable.
>> I think that it comes with a low profile bracket but I am not sure (did not
>> need it),
>> and do not have access to the card right now. Do check this.
>> On 01/03/2011 10:08, Paul wrote:
>>> you could also look at a USB tuner too, or an external tuner (HDHomeRun)
>>> eg http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Silicondust_HDHomeRun
>>> On 1/03/2011 3:15 PM, Ahmed El Zein wrote:
>>>> Hello everyone,
>>>> I have been trying to find a low profile dual tuner to use for a
>>>> mythtv box. I have been trying to cross-reference HCLs with that is
>>>> available in the market. Whenever I find something that is priced
>>>> reasonably and is listed as working in the HCL, further reading in
>>>> forums and such revels that there is a locking problem or something.
>>>> It is not difficult to start with a card and find all the problems it
>>>> has. It is a lot more difficult to get a list of turners that work
>>>> perfectly out of the box. I was hoping that some of the people on this
>>>> list might be able to recommend a low profile dual digital DVB-T
>>>> tuner that works flawlessly with mythtv?
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Eyal Lebedinsky (eyal at eyal.emu.id.au)
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