[ILUG] cheap linux compatible tv tuner cards
P at draigBrady.com
Mon Aug 21 22:33:16 IST 2006
Gavin McCullagh 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.
> depending on whether you want it to appear as an oss or alsa sound
> device. You can tune stations using scantv & v4lctl. Then mplayer will
> work with either of:
> mplayer tv:// -tv driver=v4l2:device=/dev/video0:adevice=/dev/dsp1:audiorate=32000:forceaudio=1:immediatemode=0
> mplayer tv:// -tv driver=v4l2:device=/dev/video0:alsa=1:adevice=hw.1,0:amode=1:audiorate=32000:forceaudio=1:immediatemode=0
Don't forget about deinterlacing:
mplayer has good support for deinterlacing:
Try adding the `-vf pp=lb` option.
Other methods to try instead of lb are li,ci,md
Note I found tvtime a much easier app to use than mplayer.
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