[mythtv-users] capturing VCR input
ricardo at americasnet.com
Wed Mar 16 23:19:22 UTC 2005
> >If I hooked up a VCR to save some tapes to disk (or even burn DVDs), how
> >would I control that from mythtv?
> There isn't an easy one-button way of doing this. Sometimes it is just
> easier to press play on the VCR and type 'cat /dev/video > video.mpg'.
> What I did once was setup an input source on one of my capture cards
> called vcr and setup a dummy source for it.
Is it possible to setup the VCR as a separate input source, and record from
there? IOW perform a manual record off mythtv, and simply pressing play on
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