[ILUG] cheap linux compatible tv tuner cards
frlinux at gmail.com
Mon Aug 21 21:38:20 IST 2006
On 8/21/06, Gavin McCullagh <gmccullagh at gmail.com> wrote:
> in case anyone's looking for a cheap tv tuner card, Peats on Parnell Street
> are currently selling a Pinnacle card which uses the SAA7134 chip. It's
> Eur20 and works out of the box with any recent linux kernel. Admittedly it
> doesn't do mpeg encoding but for Eur20 you can't complain.
For further reference the Terratec  ones (sold by Pixmania.co.uk
but not only) and the Mercury also (sold in Maplins)  also use the
same chipset, they do cost about 50 euros but for that price they also
include S-VIDEO in and more.
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