[mythtv-users] multiple video sources
tjaeger at networksinstalled.com
Wed Jan 14 15:09:53 EST 2004
Just to be sure I don't mess up my system (finally have it working
right). I just create a new setup under mythsetup named cable and under
the inputs assign cable to it. At the same time having the s-video
labeled to DirecTV. It keeps the schedule for both cable and DirecTV
I do have a pvr 250
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> I have same the input sources - currently I use one
> PVR-250 with the cable coming in on the tuner input
> and the direct tv coming in on the composite input.
> Can't record on both at the same time obviously, but
> can record from each.
> I have the two schedules loaded into my program guide,
> the cable input having the bulk of the channels and
> the direct tv only having the non-overlapped channels.
> I use the scheduler in directv to "tune to" the
> channel I want to record and have the Myth scheduler
> start recording on the composite input.
> Of course you could have Myth change the direct tv
> channel through an external channel changing program,
> but (for now) it's just as easy to do it the way I am
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> Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 14:02:27 -0500
> From: "Tom Jaeger" <tjaeger at networksinstalled.com>
> Subject: [mythtv-users] multiple video sources
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> Does anyone have any experience or knowledge of how
> myth handles
> multiple sources of video. I want to hook up direct
> TV and cable TV.
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> > [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf
> Of Tom Jaeger
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 13, 2004 8:55 PM
> > To: 'Discussion about mythtv'
> > Subject: [mythtv-users] Multiple mythtv computers
> > multiple video sources
> > I currently have 1 myth TV system up and running
> great but
> > would like to
> > add a second one. I have DirecTV and cable TV. Is
> the system able
> > store and handle 2 different inputs and manage a
> cable and a
> > slave using
> > direct TV?
> > If so can I just set it up the same using the first
> as a master
> > and in mythtvsetup specify the server and the
> different input?
> > Or will I just need to set up 2 stand alone mythtv
> boxes one
> > using each
> > input?
> > One last question should I use NFS to have the files
> stored on my
> > viewing computer(so they don't need to be sent over
> > network live but
> > when they are being recorded)?
> > Thanks all :)
> > Tom Jaeger
> > Network Engineer
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