[AG-TECH] Capture cards problems, URGENT

Jeremy Mann jeremymann at gmail.com
Wed Apr 4 09:59:15 CDT 2007

John, I'm in the same predicament here with XP and 2 WinTV capture
cards. I've installed the open source drivers, however I can't specify
which Composite port to use and it doesn't come up with my 2nd capture
card. What is the registry renaming?

On 6/21/06, John Hodrien <johnh at comp.leeds.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Jun 2006, Thomas D. Uram wrote:
> > Hi Natalia:
> >
> > I have used two WinTV cards under WinXP.  With AG2, you have to use the
> > VFW drivers. With AG 3.0.1, you should use WDM (the next release will support
> > the use of either VFW or WDM).
> I've used the open source drivers happily with 3 cards under windows.  The
> normal registry renaming is required since all cards get the same name.
> http://btwincap.sourceforge.net/supportedcards.html
> > There's a long history of success using multiple WinTV cards in Linux, so
> > that should not be any problem.
> Yep, no problems at all with 3 bt878 cards under Fedora.
> > I have not used the Pinnacle PCTV card; maybe someone else can comment there.
> We had Pinnacle Rave cards (or similar) with SAA7134 chipsets, and the drivers
> didn't support more than one card under windows.  Works fine under linux.
> jh
> --
> "You think you are dying for your country; you die for the industrialists."
>                                                      -- Anatole France

Jeremy Mann
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