HD/Satellite Resources

References to various software tools and web resources have been made throughout this site. If you are unfamiliar with them and would like more information, please visit the links below:

AVS Forum Great informational resource and discussion forum for satellite, cable, HDTV, audio, etc.

TitanTV Interactive program guide for all Cable and Satellite providers. Features click to record and remote scheduling.

Zap2it On-line program guide for Cable and Satellite providers

DVHStool Popular software for transferring transport stream files to DVHS via Firewire.

LyngSat What is on which satellite and where they are.

SatSig.net Satellite finder and aiming calculator.


Playback Devices

The R5000-HD is compatible with many playback-decoder devices. For MPEG-2 Playback We recommend using the "MyHD" PCI-based card for high quality HD playback on your PC or external TV/monitor. The MyHD card is also an ATSC tuner and handles video input from tape, DVD, S-VHS or composite sources. The latest version, MyHD-120 also has DVI out capability. Available through Digital Connection.

There are many options for MPEG-4 (H.264) playback. Some of the more popular are listed here