Dusky Control - TV card recommendations
We are often asked what TV card we recommend. Our answers varies depending on what you want to do.
These recommendations are based on either our personal experience or reported from our customers. As always, there is the possibility that the manufacturer will change the specifications, driver and/or hardware at any time so be sure to check compatibility before ordering.
Linux - mythtv & web control of sky+/HDRecommended card: Hauppauge WinTV-PCI-FM
Windows - web control of sky+/HDRecommended card: Hauppauge WinTV-PCI-FM
Second option: Hauppauge WinTV-USB
Please note that the above cards are not compatible with Microsoft Media Center.
Windows - Microsoft Media CenterRecommended card: Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-150 Media Center Kit
The above card is also compatible with our sky+ web control software, but please note that if MCE is running and configured to use the TV card the web control software will not be able to access the TV card.