Here is my performance report: On my ibook G3/600/640 MB RAM, 8 MB VRAM, it is impossible to watch-you see only strange colored patterns--you only here the sound. I would recommend this software over the XTV, simply for the fact that it, doesn't crash, and provides better quality video. -Eric " (post from the May 20th, 2003 news page Cheers, S. " See below for info on other OS X TV Tuner card drivers and Software. (6/26/2003 update) Here's the latest reader report on the OS X TV Tuner drivers, So that's why many of the same cards may work just as well with the following software. this contact form
Reviews and Daily News with a Difference! One big note that can be a curve ball is if you get no mic sound you must chose the input in the Ichat Pref pane under "Video tab" odd place The Video topics page also has links to other pages on other TV tuner options. (AlchemyTV, and a separate page by request on Beige G3 TV Tuner card/software reports). The 8600 is not as good seems to rely on the L2. http://www.hauppauge.com/site/products/old_products/data_hvr950mac.html
All rights reserved. No luck with Xtelevision (homepage here-Mike) or Televio.KP and such with the BTxxxx.kext that comes with them. James" (earlier info/reports from May 2003 follows) Although one B&W G3 owner w/IXmicro TurboTV said none of the OS X drivers/software noted earlier today (or those in yesterday's news/below) worked in It seems, they took it up again.
If not, I guess it's quite of interest for all having a formac tv card (and others with ProTV, Haupage WinTV, PCTV Rave). Mac users can also use their WinTV Sticks on PCs if they wish, Hauppauge says."Traditionally the TV hardware products for PCs and Macs have been quite different," says Yehia Oweiss, UK Best regards, Vincent P. " (older info follows) Hauppage WinTV USB/iTele Software report: (12/1/2004) " Hi mike, I just got my hauppage win tv nova t usb. Wintv V7 Fast SSDs for Most Macs/PCs = ThunderBolt =Drives, Docks & More = HARD DRIVES =Up to 8TB HDDs HGST, WD, Seagate, Toshiba = 2.5in HDs & SSDs = Notebook Hard Drives
You will need a fast G4 for HDTV, so I couldn't test it yet. Video quality was good, but the frame rates weren't. http://www.defyne.org/dvb/iTele.html On this site you will find all links. DVB (Digital Video Broadcast) and iTele Software (added 4/26/2004) " hi there just thought I'd let you know that this guy has provided drivers and an app that let you run
You've saved me tons of time and $ as well as answered questions I could not find. Wintv Hvr 950q Mac The occasional crash happens when fiddling with audio settings and some preferences seem not to reflect their current setting. iTV (http://home.arcor.de/a.thiede/ as of July 2004) The early releases of this software did not work with the ixMicro card at all. In case you have a G3 Mac you need about 800 MHZ or more and videoram about 16 MB-better 32 MB to watch fluently. (The minimum requirement is a pentium II
list includes several card models, but just something to check before buying a PCI card for a G5.-Mike) I live in the u.k where we have DVB-T service's such as freeview this page you can play and record digital tv and later burn to dvd later it's a pci card so if you have a g3/g4/g5 tower this would a better alternative to the Wintv Software Download about DVB on mac: http://www.defyne.org/dvb/ for itele app: http://www.defyne.org/dvb/iTele.html for drivers: http://www.defyne.org/dvb/driver.html (see list of supported hardware there) -Michael E. " For other OS X TV Tuner software (many free also) Hauppauge Drivers Windows 10 England and Wales company registration number 2008885.
Though once it was loaded you could quit and launch the app as much as you want. http://tuiconverter.com/hauppauge-wintv/hauppauge-wintv-150-mc-drivers.php Picture quality is excellent, especially 16:9 really shines! juergen " Previous reports on iTele (and other software/tuner combos) are below. BTV Pro or Televio(XTV gets garb video) Lots more info if you like. Wintv 8 Serial Number
for the readers, the TurboTV and several other TV tuners are based off the BrookTree BT8xx Chipset. greets Dominique " See the linked page for more info and usage instructions. (Note - from the name it appears this is the same software listed at http://xtv.sourceforge.net/ - see later Right through must be Off to get OK video. navigate here Price is currently 150$ CDN in online stores such as BestBuy/Futureshop.
http://www.eskapelabs.com/myTVPVR.html It was backorder everywhere, so I decided to try my luck with the "windows" clone = wintv-pvr-usb2 http://www.hauppauge.com/pages/products/data_pvrusb2.html It turns out the product works perfectly with the Mac Drivers. Wintv Mac Software So with the current, but outdated version of XTV, you need to open the .app package and change the script commands in "XTelevision.app/Contents/Resources/LoadKext.sh" from /usr/sbin/kmodstat to /usr/sbin/kextstat This software was workable, It looked perfect at 640x480 to me, but either my system or my video card could not display it fast enough, and choppiness was very noticeable.
All Hauppauge Nova-T and Nova-S cards (USB and PCI) work with iTele. I found that when it would load the kernel extension required to run the TurboTV it could cause a kernel panic about 50% of the time. All the links are there too (from April 26th, 2004 report below); it's www.defyne.org.dvb Technotrend (the hardware maker) can be found at www.technotrend.de. Wintv 7 Download No Cd The newer version also supports multiple tuners, FusionHDTV ATSC cards (for american users) and USB and PCI satellite cards. (compatible Technotrend PCI ones are 49 EUR at www.dvbshop.tv - you can't
Visit our corporate site. No spam, we promise. G4(AGP) 400, Radeon 8500, 256MB -and- 8600/250 w Sonnet G3/450 1MB L2 225mhz Radeon 7000 PCI, 384MB Matched 70ns Only had luck with RCA in not the TV tuner (Phillips) (he http://tuiconverter.com/hauppauge-wintv/hauppauge-wintv-vfw-drivers.php Though, it has recently been updated to version .2 (as of 4/1/03) and works wonderfully with my ixMicro TurboTV.
The driver history includes notes on G5s, but the compat. Reports on OS X TV Tuner Card Drivers/Software (w/TurboTV, Formac ProTV, Hauppage WinTV, PCTV Rave cards) Last Updated: 8/6/2005 Hauppage Win TV PVR USB2 and MyTV.pvr (8/6/2005) " Hi, I wish TechRadar The source for Tech Buying Advice Search RSS UK Edition Reviews How To Phones TVs Laptops Deals More Photography Car Tech Wearables Another guy reported of watching on his ibook 700 MHZ on your video section, so I was curious about it...
XLR8YourMac T-Shirts Recent Reviews and Articles: Listing/links to recent articles, guides and reviews you may have missed.Details = back to www.XLR8YOURMAC.com = = Other Site Topic Areas = Mac Mods/Upgrades|CPU However a Eye TV with firewire is the better and much more expensive choice (250 Euro). (there's a huge page here of EyeTV owner reports also-Mike) A WIN TV USB is Recently, hauppauge/eskape introduced the mytv.pvr USB2 for the Mac. I find the video quality to be a lot better as well actually, frame rate wise.
This software loads the kernel extension every time, and has not caused a kernel panic at all since I started using it early April as my main app, instead of XTV. The software is compatible with Hauppauge's WinTV Nova-t Stick, WinTV HVR900 Hybrid Stick and WinTV NovaTD Stick with Antenna Diversity.Elgato's EyeTV software enables Mac users to watch, schedule and record their On another note some feed back on iChat A/V (see feedback page here on iChat AV beta also-Mike) Audio Chat works Great Here on my home network Can't test video(no cam), You can unsubscribe at any time and we'll never share your details without your permission.
XTelevision ( http://xtv.sourceforge.net/) I started using this software in June '02. Unfortunately I haven't got a TV card, so I couldn't test it... It's last update is from May of '02. Thanks for all you hard work.
Audio chat will not work without it. Recent Updates |Mac Upgrades/Mods |CPU Upgrades |Storage |Video |Audio/HT |Apps/OS/Network |Search Send News, Tips, Reviews or Questions to News at Xlr8YourMac.com OS X TV Tuner card Driver ReportsReturn to News Page On my G4/1,25 everything works is fine. With 10.2 Apple changed the kernel extension load commands.
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