awalls at radix
Jan 8, 2010, 8:24 PM
Post #1 of 1
On Fri, 2010-01-08 at 08:55 -0500, Andy Walls wrote:
Re: Leadtek WinFast PVR2100 linux support
> On Thu, 2010-01-07 at 10:53 -0500, Devin Heitmueller wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 8:10 PM, Andy Walls <awalls [at] radix> wrote:
> > >> I am
> > >> looking to setup a mythtv box in the house - and I am stuck on
> > >> satellite. The only way I can see to get hd content out of the
> > >> receivers are hdmi and component. My understanding is that no hdmi
> > >> capture cards work properly under linux (hours of google - is all I
> > >> have to go on for this though). So that leaves component capture, and
> > >> the leadtek pvr2100 would be the best bang for the buck (I think?).
> > It is probably worth noting that component capture does not
> > necessarily mean HD component capture. I suspect this card may very
> > well only capture 480i/480p.
> > Do you know definitively that it can capture in HD?
> Good point. I'm pretty sure a CX23418 will only ever be able to capture
> standard resolution using component video in. Even if I could coax the
> analog front end into an HD resolution configuration (doubtful), the
> MPEG encoding engine is still expecting 720x576 as the max resolution
> (PAL & SECAM).
> But component video for cx18 might still be a project I undertake
And here's my first stab at cx18 component video:
for both the Leadtek PVR2100 and DVR3100 H. It was a little easier than
I had thought.
Anyone with one of those boards with the component video hookup, please
give it a test.
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