The pcHDTVTM Hi Definition Television Card is the most popular and best supported 5th generation digital television card specifically designed for the Linux OS. The HD-5500 is a universal PCI card and is shipped with a custom HDTV version of Xine Media Player to provide playback on your computer monitor. The popular Linux media center project, MythTV, includes complete support for the card and it's HDTV support was designed around pcHDTV HDTV cards.
Due to the new design the HD-5500 cards are now priced at just $99.00 and volume discounts start with just 2 cards for a $2.50 savings on each card or $4.00 on 5 or more cards.
The HD-5500 Hi Definition Television PCI Card is an universal PCI 2.2 compliant card. The card receives NTSC, ATSC and Cable/QAM Signals and converts them to digital streams which are transported across the PCI bus. Display and MPEG2 decoding are done on the host computer in software and displayed on the computers monitor. The pcHDTV HD-5500 Hi Definition PCI card is based on the 5th generation LG ATSC receiver chips and Conexant's CX23883 NTSC receiver chip providing excellent HD and SD reception. The card also features a can tuner for better performance and reception.