Re: Vista x64 and Mainconcepts MCE Encoder
I reviewed the users manual for the MCE Encoder software at the Mainconcepts
Website and it appears that this product can only be used to support the
analog tuner on Hybrid Analog DVB-T tuner cards which are very common in
Europe. This possible since the hybrid cards have no onboard MPEG2 encoder
chip and digital tuner on them is supported by their DBA drivers used by
"PsyberX" <PsyberX@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I downloaded the WHQL Vista 64-Bit drivers from Leadtek for the Winfast
> 2000XP Expert. As well, I uninstalled and removed the drives and let Vista
> Update detect and download the WHQL drivers for the card as well.
> Prior to installing the Mainconcept MCE Encoder package, the Vista Media
> Center did not recognize my Analog TV Tuner card. After the installation,
> can run through everything fine, except I can't see a picture in the Live
> I can hear sound and change channels, etc... Do you think it has to do
> the NVIDIA drivers and the Video overlay??
> Any suggestions or tips would be welcome.
> "JW" wrote:
>> Do you have non MC Vista drivers for your ledtek card to use with the
>> version of MainConcept or don't you need them?
>> "iceeagle" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> > Vista X64 will only allow 'signed' [WHQL] drivers. This could be the
>> > problem with your new device.
>> > -iceeagle
>> > "PsyberX" <PsyberX@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > news:59EADA1F-6923-469B-B098-3AD7566A8F2F@microsoft.com...
>> >> After installing Vista x64 Ultimate, I then realized that Vista Media
>> >> Center
>> >> will only support MPEG2 Hardware Encoder TV Tuner Cards (my oversight)
>> >> However, enter Mainconcept with their MCE Encoder for Analog TV Tuner
>> >> cards
>> >> to save the day.
>> >> Unfortunately I downloaded the Demo and installed only to find a Green
>> >> Screen after running through the MCE TV setup. I hear the sound on all
>> >> channels and everything else seems to work except the picture. I have
>> >> tried
>> >> uninstalling and reinstalling the MCE Encoder software as well as the
>> >> latest
>> >> NVIDIA drivers (including the 100 beta).
>> >> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
>> >> Specs:
>> >> AMD x2 4800+ / 1Gig TwinX-4000PT / Asus A8V Deluxe
>> >> eVGA 7600GS AGP 256Mb
>> >> Windows Vista x64 Ultimate
>> >> USB Keyboard (wireless) / USB Mouse (corded)
>> >> SB Audigy 2 ZS / Winfast Leadtek 2000XP Expert