[mythtv-users] Dish Network and MythTV

Mark fairlane at springcom.com
Sun Dec 4 22:17:52 EST 2005


Matthew Schumacher wrote:

>Mark wrote:
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>>Robert La Ferla wrote:
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>>>But DirecTV doesn't offer TV Japan and the quality of Comcast Digital
>>>cable (last time I used it) was terrible so that's why I need and want
>>>Dish Network.
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>>Dish uses Nagra2 encryption now, and nobody anywhere has broken that, so
>>any thought of using a DVB card is out the door. You will be using a
>>normal reciever and IR blasting your channel changes like everyone
>>else.  I've got a homebrew IR blaster on a single serial port,
>>with two IR leds.  I have it set up with two receiver box addresses and
>>it's extremely reliable.  Search on the list archive if you want the
>>write up from
>>a year ago or so.
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>This is what I do and it works, but the quality is quite lacking even
>using a hardware mpeg2 capture card.
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What, you use a DVB card, or a reciever? 


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