[linux-dvb] Looks like there's a new unsupported WinTV Nova T500 out there

David dvb-t at iinet.com.au
Thu Aug 28 01:51:39 CEST 2008

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Gardiner" <paul at glidos.net>
To: "David" <dvb-t at iinet.com.au>
Cc: "Devin Heitmueller" <devin.heitmueller at gmail.com>; "Paul Gardiner" 
<lists at glidos.net>; <linux-dvb at linuxtv.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2008 9:35 AM
Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] Looks like there's a new unsupported WinTV Nova 
T500 out there

>> The Nova-T 500 is supposed to be end of life.
>> In March 2008 the Australian importer said "The Nova 500 should  continue 
>> for about another 3-4 months but will be replaced by the  HVR-2200
> Are you sure that's the right replacement? The HVR-2200 doesn't do 2 
> digital decodes as far as I can tell.

Hi Paul

Yes it is 2 x Digital , 2 x Analogue Plus FM radio
I pulled the following spec from the importers' website:-

PCIe Card with full and half height mounting brackets provided.
True single PCIe slot design with single RF input for both tuners.
Dual digital SD/HD tuner.
Dual analogue tuner with hardware MPEG encoder.
FM Radio.
Australian Windows XP MCE and Windows Vista Ultimate (or higher) drivers 
Windows Vista S3 mode support.
1 x RF TV input to feed both DVB-T tuners
State-of-the-art technology (Silicon based tuner). / Super fast channel 
Quality design and engineering that works!
Connections: RF Aerial, FM Aerial
High quality build, Built to last, 2 Year Warranty


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