[mythtv-users] cable box woes
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Oct 7 01:12:45 UTC 2005
David Watkins wrote:
>On 06/10/05, Steve <stgarf at gmail.com> wrote:
>>my cable box uses cable
>>out, so I'm going with that but in only inputs on channel 3. Meaning the
>>tuner card needs to stay on channel 3. How do I make it do this?
>OK - I misunderstood you. That's not a setup I'm familiar with. If I
>understand you right, you're saying that when you change channel on
>your cable box, then a different channel comes out of the output as
>channel 3? In this case you shouldn't be feeding your cable output
>input into the S-Video input of the PVR, because S-Video doesn't
>support tuned signals, it's just a raw video input.
>So I guess you feed your cable-box output into the co-ax/cable input
>of the PVR and, in mythtvsetup, you just give every channel the
>frequency corresponding to that of channel 3.
Or, you could set:
Preset tuner to channel
Leave this blank unless you have an external tuner that is connected to
the tuner input of your card. If so, you will need to specify the preset
channel for the signal (normally 3 or 4).
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