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pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
PostForum: Installation/Setup   Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2007 8:43 am   Subject: pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
rogerdugans
 
Replies: 18
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Waterhead- thanks for the info: it IS appreciated.

But I really despise Windows nowadays, and will NOT be keeping that on any of my machines. Wink

May well be useful to others though, and maybe a ...
Verizon FIOS HDTV and pcHDTV cards
PostForum: Frequently Asked Questions   Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2007 7:22 am   Subject: Verizon FIOS HDTV and pcHDTV cards
rogerdugans
 
Replies: 12
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So if using FIOS TV it seems that a Tuner card is not necessary. Instead, we need a capture card which has HDMI input.

A capture card with hdmi (possibly with DVI adapter might work too) or com ...
Verizon FIOS HDTV and pcHDTV cards
PostForum: Frequently Asked Questions   Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2007 7:01 am   Subject: Verizon FIOS HDTV and pcHDTV cards
rogerdugans
 
Replies: 12
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My basic tuner cable box has numerous video outs:
composite, component, hdmi, s-video, coax and 1394

composite, coax and s-video are analog and do NOT carry HD signals
component, hdmi and 1394 ca ...
pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
PostForum: Installation/Setup   Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2007 6:51 am   Subject: pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
rogerdugans
 
Replies: 18
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I have partially given up:
I am just NOT going to be able to get this card to perform the way I had hoped, period, it seems.

I do have a few pieces of information that seem crucial to get dvb runn ...
pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
PostForum: Installation/Setup   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2007 1:30 pm   Subject: pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
rogerdugans
 
Replies: 18
Views: 15134




I'd give a shot with the last legacy- 7184, according to NVidia.

May just be that a bunch of stuff a Ti can't use is gumming up the works and slowing your card down.
pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
PostForum: Installation/Setup   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2007 11:15 am   Subject: pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
rogerdugans
 
Replies: 18
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A lot of the "nuts and bolts" stuff is still new to me, especially where video and HD are concerned so I really can't say anything with authority to help...

I do have some experience with ...
pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
PostForum: Installation/Setup   Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2007 10:38 am   Subject: pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
rogerdugans
 
Replies: 18
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I have had very few problems with HD playback, live or recorded once set up and on a channel. This may be due to my test machine having a faster cpu and video card (3300mhz P4 and Nvidia 6600gt)than s ...
MythTV/PC5500 turnkey distro
PostForum: Building home entertainment systems in linux   Posted: Thu Mar 22, 2007 1:50 pm   Subject: MythTV/PC5500 turnkey distro
rogerdugans
 
Replies: 60
Views: 69067




Just a mention-
While I don't use an AMD64 system for my Myth rig, I am going to to your Ubuntu packages in Mepis and see how it goes. Wink

Nice work, in any case! Very Happy
pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
PostForum: Installation/Setup   Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:03 pm   Subject: pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
rogerdugans
 
Replies: 18
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One week after I received my card- unqualified success to report. Smile

Well, at least as far as the pcHDTV 5500 is concerned. Wink

I have my card fully functioning, with sound and no card related is ...
pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
PostForum: Installation/Setup   Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2007 2:23 pm   Subject: pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
rogerdugans
 
Replies: 18
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Ok, I have partial success to report.

At least I finally have been able to view something in HD on the card!

I need to actually configure things as wanted and get sound working a bit (no speaker ...
Verizon FIOS HDTV and pcHDTV cards
PostForum: Frequently Asked Questions   Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2007 8:16 am   Subject: Verizon FIOS HDTV and pcHDTV cards
rogerdugans
 
Replies: 12
Views: 21393




Update time:

The FIOS is in and working fine in general-

TiVo Series 2 with standard TV is all set.

The multimedia/pvr computer is more troublesome.
Currently I am again using my old tuner- ...
pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
PostForum: Installation/Setup   Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2007 7:46 am   Subject: pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
rogerdugans
 
Replies: 18
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Ok, thanks for the info. Smile

I think I have an Edgy install cd around here somewhere, amongst the few dozen other distros. Wink

I will give it a shot with your reccomendations.

Any pointers you ...
pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
PostForum: Installation/Setup   Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2007 6:23 pm   Subject: pcHDTV 5500 Installation: Not a happy process
rogerdugans
 
Replies: 18
Views: 15134




I have been using MythTV for a year or two now and very pleased with how well it serves as a PVR and tv viewer.

I have NOT been as pleased with my cable provider and recently switched to Verizon FI ...
Verizon FIOS HDTV and pcHDTV cards
PostForum: Frequently Asked Questions   Posted: Sat Mar 10, 2007 6:34 pm   Subject: Verizon FIOS HDTV and pcHDTV cards
rogerdugans
 
Replies: 12
Views: 21393




That's some good news on the local stuff. Smile

I did make some calls on thursday and once again had to spend some time on the phone with folks at FIOS- I have a business FIOS internet connection for ...
Verizon FIOS HDTV and pcHDTV cards
PostForum: Frequently Asked Questions   Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2007 6:59 pm   Subject: Verizon FIOS HDTV and pcHDTV cards
rogerdugans
 
Replies: 12
Views: 21393




Outcome of my research:

I out things on hold over the holidays and so on, and have as yet done little.

But Comcast just really pissed me off again tonight, so I call the FIOS people tomorrow. Very Happy ...
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