[AG-TECH] capture cards..

Douglas Kosovic douglask at itee.uq.edu.au
Wed Jan 19 19:21:27 CST 2005

Hi Porfirio

> I have problems to find capture cards based on 878 chipset.  I've tried to
> find Hauppage WinTV and Pinnacle PCTV Pro without successful.
> I have a machine with 3 PCI 64 bit/66 MHz (PCI-X slots) and 2 PCI 32
> bit/33 MHz (PCI Slots).
> I have read about some Osprey 100 capture card, but in the same case, I
> think that is discontinued.
> Do you have a suggerence?

A standard Pinnacle PCTV will suffice, no need for the Pro version, 
unfortunately, it might be discontinued as well.

The BT878 based ProLINK PixelView PlayTV pro is still around, see:

There are probably others still around.

> I'm installing Fedora Core 3 in our Video PC.  I think that in this PC
> isn't necessary have audio card.  The audio card will be managed by our
> Audio PC and our Control PC (with the Gentner).

It's probably most convenient to run rat on the same PC as the one running 
the VenueClient.


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