[mythtv-users] RE: possible to do Dish Network + antenna
stephengregg at earthlink.net
Tue Feb 3 00:56:05 EST 2004
Does a commercial IR Blaster work with the DISH receiver? or is the Homebrew
version the only option?
On Sunday 01 February 2004 14:01, Rolando J. Nieves wrote:
> If you get a WinTV PVR 250/350 for your Myth box you can connect the DISH
> network receiver to your Myth box using either the S-Video or Composite
> input, while connecting your off-the-air antenna to the WinTV's built-in
> tuner. Later you can set up all of the individual inputs of the PVR 250/350
> as receiving signals from different "media sources."
> I have a setup similar to what you're trying to put together, except my
> DISH 6000 also feeds in my locals off-the-air (not with the local's
> package). It's been working great for me. The only drag is that you will
> need an IR blaster if you want to control the DISH box from your Myth box.
> -----Original Message-----
> Date: Sun, 01 Feb 2004 11:32:18 -0800
> From: Mike Jasper <e394td at comcast.net>
> Subject: [mythtv-users] possible to do Dish Network + antenna
> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Message-ID: <401D5442.8060001 at comcast.net>
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> Total newbie here. I currently get local channels via an antenna (no
> cable or dish), and don't have a PVR. I'm planning to sign up for the
> cheapest Dish Network package and build a MythTV box, and I'd like to
> continue getting local channels via the antenna instead of paying $5
> extra per month for the Dish package that includes local channels.
> Can MythTV handle input from both the Dish Network and my antenna? I
> assume I would need two tuner cards, right? Or would it cause me fewer
> headaches in the long run to just get local channels via Dish?
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