On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 12:56:26PM +0930, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: > A number of software products use the Hauppauge WinTV 350 "Personal > Video Recorder" (what a stupid name!). I've been planning to get one > for some time, but here in Australia the prices are ridiculous (more > than double what they are nearly anywhere else). So I've decided to > have one sent from overseas. > > Question: are all WinTV 350s the same? In Australia we have the same > standards as in most of Europe (PAL, not NTSC), and the tuner > frequencies are also the same as those in Europe. If I buy a card in > the USA, will it work here, or are there two different kinds of card, > depending on where they're sold? > > The web site is not of much help. To help me decide, it would be nice > to hear from somebody with experience with the cards who can tell me a > definite answer to at least one of these questions: > > * Are there separate versions for different countries? > * Does the device you have support both PAL and NTSC? > * Does the tuner on your device support both European and US > frequencies? > * What kind of antenna connector does your card have? US TVs tend to > have a screw-on connector, while European one tend to have a push-on > connector. > > Other information, in particular where I can get them cheap, would > also be appreciated. > > Thanks in advance > Greg > --
I can't help with the regional issues or recording aspects; but I can tell you that the USB WinTV product was not detected by FreeBSD 4.9. I haven't checked since then. Best of luck, Andrew Gould _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"