Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: News - Elgato EyeTV Netstream DTT tuner brings Freeview to your network

  1. #1
    HEXUS.admin
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Posts
    28,686
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1,859 times in 635 posts

    News - Elgato EyeTV Netstream DTT tuner brings Freeview to your network

    Network dual tuner connects to your router to stream full-HD digital television to your PCs.
    Read more.

  2. #2
    HEXUS webmaster Steve's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2003
    Location
    Bristol
    Posts
    14,268
    Thanks
    286
    Thanked
    828 times in 468 posts
    • Steve's system
      • CPU:
      • Intel i3-350M 2.27GHz
      • Memory:
      • 8GiB Crucial DDR3
      • Storage:
      • 320GB HDD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Intel HD3000
      • Operating System:
      • Ubuntu 11.10

    Re: News - Elgato EyeTV Netstream DTT tuner brings Freeview to your network

    For that price I'd want:

    * Dual-tuner or at least single DVB-T2
    * Multicast support (not that home networks really support it)
    * Access to the full transport stream
    * Oh and of course for MythTV to support it, which I can't see being a problem provided there's nothing proprietary in how it transports the video stream over the network.
    PHP Code:
    $s = new signature();
    $s->sarcasm()->intellect()->font('Courier New')->display(); 

  3. #3
    Lovely chap dangel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Cambridge, UK
    Posts
    8,385
    Thanks
    407
    Thanked
    449 times in 331 posts
    • dangel's system
      • Motherboard:
      • See My Sig
      • CPU:
      • See My Sig
      • Memory:
      • See My Sig
      • Storage:
      • See My Sig
      • Graphics card(s):
      • See My Sig
      • PSU:
      • See My Sig
      • Case:
      • See My Sig
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10
      • Monitor(s):
      • See My Sig
      • Internet:
      • 60mbit Sky LLU

    Re: News - Elgato EyeTV Netstream DTT tuner brings Freeview to your network

    20quid dual tuner card for each PC, job done.

    Agreed, this is a waste!
    System 001: Maximus VII Formula, 4790k i7, RTX 2080ti FE (incoming), 16GIG Corsair Vengence DDR3 RAM CL9, Corsair HX1000, ROG SWIFT PG278Q , SSDs, Antec 1200 case, All watercooled. [main]
    System 002: A8 3850 APU, ASUS uATX FM1A75 MB, 4GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3, Corsair psu, OCZ Agility 3, 1TB F3, Dell 2001FP 20" LCD, £7's worth of 5.1 speakers (they rock) Windows 7 x64[wife/server]
    System 003: AsRock MB, APU, 8 GIG Corsair, Silverstone HTPC case, stock cooler, GT220 1gbDDR3, WD Green 3TB, Kingston 40gb SSD, MCE Remote, Panasonic 50" LCD (87BDX) via HDMI Windows 8.1.1 (32) [media centre]
    System 004: Asus UL50AT Intel Core 2 Duo,4GB, Intel Gen 2 80GB SSD, Win 8.1.1 x64 [no justification]
    System 005: HP Proliant N40L Microserver, 4x2TB drives, fan mod, Pico PSU mod, Win7 x86 [file server]
    System 006: Dell Optiplex 9010, i7, 8gb, 128gb Samsung 830 x 2 (boot and VM drive), 1TB WD HDD, ATI something, Windows 8.1.1 x64 RTM [work]


  4. #4
    HEXUS webmaster Steve's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2003
    Location
    Bristol
    Posts
    14,268
    Thanks
    286
    Thanked
    828 times in 468 posts
    • Steve's system
      • CPU:
      • Intel i3-350M 2.27GHz
      • Memory:
      • 8GiB Crucial DDR3
      • Storage:
      • 320GB HDD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Intel HD3000
      • Operating System:
      • Ubuntu 11.10

    Re: News - Elgato EyeTV Netstream DTT tuner brings Freeview to your network

    Quote Originally Posted by dangel View Post
    Agreed, this is a waste!
    Especially as all you really have to do is take the data coming out of the decoder and spit it out onto the network. If you use the right tuners they'll even hardware demux for you, so I'm pretty sure a cheap-ish FPGA could get the job done.

    Still I'd be interested to see what they've got inside there.
    PHP Code:
    $s = new signature();
    $s->sarcasm()->intellect()->font('Courier New')->display(); 

  5. #5
    Oh Crumbs.... Biscuit's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    N. Yorkshire
    Posts
    11,192
    Thanks
    1,392
    Thanked
    1,091 times in 833 posts
    • Biscuit's system
      • Motherboard:
      • MSI B450M Mortar
      • CPU:
      • AMD 2700X (Be Quiet! Dark Rock 3)
      • Memory:
      • 16GB Patriot Viper 2 @ 3466MHz
      • Storage:
      • 500GB WD Black
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Sapphire R9 290X Vapor-X
      • PSU:
      • Seasonic Focus Gold 750W
      • Case:
      • Lian Li PC-V359
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 x64
      • Internet:
      • BT Infinity 80/20

    Re: News - Elgato EyeTV Netstream DTT tuner brings Freeview to your network

    Wow at first i was thinking 'genius' but you could probably build a atom system which does the function of this box and a lot more for around the same if not cheaper.

  6. #6
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Leeds
    Posts
    2,595
    Thanks
    80
    Thanked
    106 times in 94 posts

    Re: News - Elgato EyeTV Netstream DTT tuner brings Freeview to your network

    Good idea, but prohibitively expensive.

    There cant be alot of cutting edge hardware in there to justify that price - for £229 I could build an entire HTPC!

  7. #7
    Technojunkie
    Join Date
    May 2004
    Location
    Up North
    Posts
    2,580
    Thanks
    239
    Thanked
    213 times in 138 posts

    Re: News - Elgato EyeTV Netstream DTT tuner brings Freeview to your network

    Ouch at the price tag - that should be sub £100 really.
    Chrome & Firefox addons for BBC News
    Follow me @twitter

  8. #8
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    423
    Thanks
    63
    Thanked
    18 times in 17 posts
    • GaryRW's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte P35C DS3R
      • CPU:
      • Q6600 @ 3ghz
      • Memory:
      • DDR2 4gb
      • Storage:
      • Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 8800GT
      • PSU:
      • Corsair HX520w
      • Case:
      • Antec P182
      • Operating System:
      • Win 7
      • Monitor(s):
      • Samsung 2032BW

    Re: News - Elgato EyeTV Netstream DTT tuner brings Freeview to your network

    Not that it needs someone else to say it, but £229? really?

    divide by 3 at least in my view before it becomes vaguely sensible.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 16-10-2009, 10:32 AM
  2. Replies: 4
    Last Post: 27-05-2009, 11:21 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •