[linux-dvb] PCI multiple tuner cards?
rjkm at metzlerbros.de
Mon Aug 29 21:44:20 CEST 2005
Philip Prindeville writes:
> Are there any cards out there that have multiple independent
> tuners on them? I.e. a single card that will take 2 or 4 separate
> RF feeds and be able to tune each one separately?
> I ask because we'd like to be able to tune multiple transponders
> from the same satellite (or, if using a fixed dish with multiple
> LNB's pointed at separate satellites, multiple satellites)
> simultaneously with different polarization, etc.
> Putting multiple cards with a single tuner into a box is a
> possibility, but... There's a lot of empty real-estate on most
> PCI boards that I've seen, so it shouldn't be too much trouble
> to fit 2 (or even 4) receivers onto the same tuner board (and
> the form factor of board we're using here only supports 2
> PCI slots anyway).
There are some dual DVB-T cards but I did not see a dual DVB-S card yet.
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