[mythtv-users] HD, Satellite, and 169time.com
tgate at mypublic.net
Thu Sep 15 19:43:35 UTC 2005
> I've got the same problem as you - can't give up DirecTV (b/c of
> football), but am struggling with not being able to record dish-only
> HD channels.
I'm glad to find out I'm not alone. I'd like to find a group of
people dedicated to solving this problem. Most posts I find are
concerning Free, unencrypted satellite or OTA broadcasts. I'm Happy
to pay for my satellite service for the premium channels (as it is
football season) but I want to use myth instead of my lousy tivo. I
looked through the past postings concerning 169time and share the
frustration with their product, but right now it seems like the only
Some additional info... I wrote to 169time and they were kind enough
to write back. For what it's worth, here is the transcript...
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "tgate" <tgate at mypublic.net>
>> To: <help at 169time.com>
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 14, 2005 11:44 AM
>> Subject: HDVR and AVX1
>> I've poured over your FAQ which is extensive and great, but I
>> still have a little confusion over the AVX1.
>> I want to record my DirecTV content to a hard drive via mythtv.
>> The AVX1 appears to be a tape device. Do I actually need to use
>> a tape in the deck to get digital content from the STB to my Hard
>> Do you have any dual line receivers? Or would I need to purchase
>> two whole systems?
> On Sep 14, 2005, at 2:31 PM, The 169Time Company wrote:
> We are putting together a package for Myth TV based recording but
> this isn't shipping yet. Work is processing right now on this.
> Hard drive recording is already working using either a stand alone
> LG3410A or a Windows XP PC.
> The AVX1 is not a recording device itself, but makes the firewire
> signal compatible with various recording devices.
> To get two data streams for simultaneous recording, two upgraded
> receivers are needed. We can offer a discount for that.
> Does that help?
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