[mythtv-users] DirecTV, HD, and Myth - Can It Work?
drew at mykitchentable.net
Sun Dec 31 15:58:35 UTC 2006
On 12/31/2006 7:47 AM Kevin Kuphal said the following:
>Drew Tomlinson wrote:
>>I have a Myth 0.19 box that has one WinTV tuner and one ATSC tuner. I
>>am a DirecTV subscriber and have a regular satellite box attached to the
>>WinTV via Svideo. I get my HD content OTA.
>>But now I am moving to an area where OTA HD will be unavailable. Is it
>>possible to get DirecTV's HD content recorded with Myth? If so, how
>>does it work? What outputs are on the HD box that I can use to record
>>content in Myth?
>>I can't imagine I'm the first to ask such a question but Google didn't
>>turn up anything relevant. If I'm asking something that's covered in a
>>FAQ or other web page, please send a link.
>The only way I know of is 169time. Otherwise you're limited to analog
>capture via svideo, etc.
Thanks for that info. Just went to their web site and see they add
firewire output to boxes. So then I follow the guides about cable boxes
with firewire output? I suppose it works the same way?
P.S. I may have to visit 169time as Grass Valley, CA is almost in my
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