Tuner devices supported for use with Beyond TV
Posted by - NA - on 28 December 2005 07:52 AM
DESCRIPTION:Use this article to determine whether a particular TV tuner card is compatible, and supported for use, with Beyond TV. The TV tuner cards noted in this document are fully compatible and supported for use with Beyond TV, and drivers are provided when available.
If a tuner device does not appear in this list, please check the unsupported tuner device list to see if it definitely will NOT work with Beyond TV.
NOTE: Beyond TV does not support using a hardware-encoding card with a non hardware-encoding card in a multiple-tuner setup.
If a tuner device appears neither in this list nor the unsupported tuners list, it may still work with Beyond TV, though it has not specifically been tested. For example, the BTWINCAP drivers work with Beyond TV, so the tuner devices listed here should also work with Beyond TV.
NOTE: SnapStream Media recommends the use of tuner devices with hardware-encoding capability. Such devices are necessary to operate in multiple tuner support; Beyond TV cannot mix a hardware-encoding tuner device with a non hardware-encoding, non-hybrid, input in multiple tuner configurations. Read more about multiple tuner support.
Supported Tuner Devices:
Analog, With Hardware Encoding*:
* Other cards based on the "Conexant Blackbird", "Conexant Falcon II", "Conexant Butterfly", or "Windows Media Center" designs may work. Only devices listed above are officially supported.
** These devices work with the drivers located on the CD provided with the tuner device.
*** These cards have been tested in multi-tuner configurations.
Analog, Without Hardware Encoding:
* This device is only supported in MPEG-2 mode.
** Be sure to run HCWCLEAR and reboot before installing Hauppauge drivers to assure complete removal of other drivers that may interfere with a proper install. Run this only once before installing the drivers for any Hauppauge device(s) in the system.
*** These devices work with the drivers located on the CD provided with the tuner device.
Digital / HDTV: