[mythtv-users] Dish Network and MythTV
Robert La Ferla
robertlaferla at comcast.net
Wed Nov 30 18:14:37 EST 2005
Nothing illegal. I would just like high quality video and definitely
under Linux. How does the card reader work?
Steve Adeff wrote:
> On Wednesday 30 November 2005 12:21, Robert La Ferla wrote:
>> I am thinking about switching from cable to satellite and I have a few
>> questions. For specific reasons, I am interested in Dish Network only.
>> Is there a tuner card that will allow me to use MythTV with Dish Network
>> (preferred) or do I have to use the infrared port? If the latter, is
>> there a more reliable serial port?
> they do make Dish compatible tuner cards. If your plan is to do illegal things
> with Dish then don't worry about getting the card reader. If you plan on
> using an actual Dish subscription get one with a card reader, but I don't
> know if there is support for this in linux, you'd have to look around.
> As well, you won't get any HD channels with the PC tuner cards and when they
> do the switch to MPEG4 you won't be able to tune those channels either.
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