[linux-dvb] About HDTV cards!!!

Mac Michaels wmichaels1 at earthlink.net
Mon Aug 29 21:48:00 CEST 2005


On Monday 29 August 2005 02:34 pm, CityK wrote:
> Bruno Jefferson wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > As I said in the linuxtv list, I  need a card that
> > decodes HDTV video via hardware because we are mounting
> > set-top-boxes in my laboratoty with not much power of
> > processing (400 MHz). In addition,they should have
> > linuxtv support.
> >
> > I was taking a look in the MyHD MDP-1XX card and
> > realized that they have all I need, however, I don't
> > know if the Mike's drivers function properly with those
> > cards.
> >
> > Does any of those cards (MDP-100, MDP-120 or MDP-130)
> > have a completely linux support through Mike's drivers
> > and work perfectly?
> >
> > Thanks for your attention,
> > Bruno Jefferson
>
> Hi,
>
> None of the cards work.  At the time Mike B. was still
> working on it, as Mac Michaels mentioned, they couldn't
> get any info on the Nxt200x demodulator.
>
> The good news is, since the time Mike had to personally
> put development on hold, a driver for the Nxt200x
> demodulators has been produced (by Jacob Taylor IIRC).
>
> The bad news is, Mike won't be returning until late this
> fall, and only he knows if he'll resume development...of
> course, someone else could resume the project in the
> meantime, and that certainly was what Mike B. had been
> hoping for before he left.  Mac, having previously helped
> with the project, would have a better understanding of
> what is left to do.

The drivers are far from complete. I think Mike was reverse 
engineering the card. I know I don't have any 
specifications for the NXT2000 or the TL800. The last time 
I tried my WinTV-HD card, one of the component video output 
signals had failed.

--Mac

> -- Cheers, CK
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