[mythtv-users] mythtv newcomer.. need help setting up live tv
mford2 at comcast.net
Wed Oct 20 15:53:53 UTC 2004
On Wednesday 20 October 2004 09:24 am, Tim Sailer wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 20, 2004 at 08:43:18AM -0400, Evan Burrows wrote:
> > ok to answer some of the questions.. I have my cable input running to
> > a splitter ( i am too cheap to buy another tuner card. So one runs to
> > my cable box and the other to my myth box.
> Move the splitter to your cablebox output. The tuner doesn't know what to
> do with the digital input.
I don't think this is true in all situations. My cable system broadcasts
regular cable alongside digital cable so I can run the coax directly to the
TV card. I don't get all of the digital channels but that's okay. Moving
the splitter to the cablebox output will only work if your cablebox has
passthrough. Mine does not, it will only output the channel selected by the
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