[mythtv-users] QAM and OTA, do they play well together?

Byron Poland wpoland at gmail.com
Wed Dec 14 23:05:12 EST 2005


On 12/14/05, Chad <masterclc at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello!
>
> I am in a temporary situation where I have to tote my box up and down
> the stairs to record and watch TV (TV in basement, antenna cable
> upstairs).  I am in the process of running new cable to the basement
> from the antenna, but with christmas, my project has really had to
> take a back seat.
>
> So I am wondering how easy ( what steps should I take? ) is it to just
> plop in the cable-company cable and use QAM instead of toting this box
> up and down the stairs everyday?  I will probably switch back to OTA
> once I get the cables ran, I get quite a few channels and a great
> signal.
>
> I am using a pcHDTV 3000 using the dvb drivers, and have it working
> great with OTA.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Chad
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You should just be able to create a new  video source, and set it up
for the QAM channels, and a datadirect zap2it lineup.  then you can
just switch the input connections.


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