[mythtv-users] MythTV and a DirecTV HD reciever
James W. Mills
jmills at awayfar.org
Wed Aug 23 01:03:26 UTC 2006
I am an HD newbie.
I am trying to put together a High definition living room setup for my
new house. I decided for my new setup that I would try and go with MythTV.
I am a direcTV customer. Therefore, I plan on using a DirecTV HD
receiver. I have looked and looked in the forums, and although I have
seen posts that were "kind-of" like the questions I have, none answered
them completely. Or maybe they did, and I was hoping for better news. :)
So, here is my question. What do I need in order for MythTV to capture
incoming HD signal from my direcTV tuner? I see several PCI cards like
the HD-5500 that allow OTA capture, but do not specifically say yay or
nay to DirecTV.
I would really like a simple solution that allows the DirecTV signal to
come in through the HD receiver, then through the MythTV box to the
I am really hoping that this is such a no-brainer that no one has ever
even thought to post about it...
Any help would be appreciated!
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