On Wed, Oct 18, 2006 at 12:37:13PM +0200, Luca Olivetti wrote: > Do you by any chance mean to say that I can buy a budget card and still > run vdr? > > Yes, using softdevice, xine, xineliboutput or a dxr3. You should look at > these plugins to see which one is more suitable to you. > > >That is also okay by me. Which card do you recommend? > > It all depends on what you need, prefer, have available. > Me, I'm using a skystar 2 and a dxr3. I'm also using the xine plugin for > remote viewing (i.e. viewing tv on my laptop). > > > > > Also I wish to view pay channels with it. > > That's not (officially) possible with a budget card. > > > > > Please also mention the price and from where I can get it. > > Well, I bought both the skystar2 and the dxr3 on ebay. IIRC ~40? for a > new skystar2 (plus shipping) and 10? for a second hand dxr3. > Using softdevice or xine you can use vdr with just a budget card.
Luca, Many thanks for helping me out. I shall google and figure out how to obtain it. I am a poor entrepreneur and I am hoping that using the card I can do some hacking. So every penny saved goes towards supporting myself a lil more... Thanks again. regards, Girish _______________________________________________ vdr mailing list email@example.com http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr