[AG-TECH] Video Capture Card

Natalia Costas Lago natalia at cesga.es
Thu Nov 18 11:40:22 CST 2004

Pinnacle PC TV Pro. Check the features, i think those are the ones we have 
(BT 878 chip and PCI-X support)

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patrick Johnson" <pjohnson at imsav.com>
To: "Douglas Kosovic" <douglask at itee.uq.edu.au>
Cc: <ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov>
Sent: Friday, October 08, 2004 6:48 PM
Subject: RE: [AG-TECH] Video Capture Card

> Yes, exactly. I'm looking for a video capture card with the 3.3V notch
> (PCI-X compatible) that has available Redhat Linux drivers and is know
> to work well with the AGN 2.x software.
> What is a recommended?
> Patrick
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov [mailto:owner-ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov] On
> Behalf Of Douglas Kosovic
> Sent: Thursday, October 07, 2004 6:28 PM
> To: ag-tech at mcs.anl.gov
> Subject: Re: [AG-TECH] Video Capture Card
> Hi Patrick,
>> I recently purchased 4 Hauppauge WinTV Radio cards.  They came with
>> chipset 878 which has RedHat Linux drivers available.  However,
> chipset
>> 878 has a PCI version that is incompatible with PCI-X.  There is an
>> option of getting Hauppauge cards with chipset 881 but I can't find
> any
>> RedHat Linux drivers.
> I think what you are asking for is a PCI 3.3V/5V compatible capture
> card, in
> particular a PCI card with the 3.3V notch which will allow to plug into
> PCI-X slot which only supports 3.3V. The WinTV Radio card you describe
> sounds as if it only has the 5V notch.
> The Bt878 based Pinnacle TV has a 3.3V notch, there are probably other
> Bt878
> based cards out there with the 3.3V notch.
> Cheers,
> Doug

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