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Recommend expresscard tv tuner

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Nickotym, Dec 11, 2008.

  1. Nickotym

    Nickotym BillofNeeds?NO!

    Nov 19, 2002
    The Land of the Free?
    Can anyone recommend a good Expresscard TV tuner that will work with both Vista and linux (KUbuntu)?

    Looked a little at Hauppage WinTV-HVR-1500 and HP Expresscard TV tuner. Hearing good and bad on both. Are there other offbrands that are really good?



    ETA: If I get the Hauppage with Media center kit, will that work without Media center? Can I do workarounds to get the remote to work, etc?
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2008
  2. IndyGunFreak


    Jan 26, 2001
    I had a PVR150 that I ran quite successfully under Linux w/ VLC. The remote was no joy unfortunately, but I found a small script online that changed the channels for me. Hauppage usually has pretty solid linux support.


  3. Big Al 24

    Big Al 24

    Apr 23, 2008
    I've got an older Hauppauge pc tv 350 and it runs fine. In linux I had to make up my own LIRC instructions for the remote, but other than that it's been ok.