[mythtv-users] recording previously recorded programs
Rodney D. Myers
rdmyers.42 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 27 22:48:49 UTC 2006
On Mon, 27 Mar 2006 17:33:36 -0500
"Brad Benson" <bbenso1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/27/06, Rodney D. Myers <rdmyers.42 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have a Dish PVR, which has a few recorded programs on it.
> > Right now I'm struggling to get the Dish recordings recorded onto the
> > Myth box. What I'm currently doing, very poorly, is get to a channel
> > that has a 1.5 hour program, and try to get the mythtv box recording
> > while I quickly switch back to the Dish pvr, and get the program I want
> > started.
> > The problem with this setup, sometimes I only get a few minutes of
> > recording or none at all.
> > Are there other ways to accomplish this?
> A Manual Recording should be exactly what you're looking for. When you set
> up a manual recording you tell Myth what time to start, what channel to tune
> to, and how long to record. In your case channel won't matter much, but you
> could set the start time to about a minute from now, set the recording
> length to however long your show is (plus a few minutes to be sure you get
> everything recorded), then switch to your dish PVR and highlight the program
> you want to record. Then switch back to Myth and wait on the Watch
> Recordings screen until you see your manual recording start. When you see
> that, just hit enter on your Dish remote to start the program you had
> highlighted. Myth should then happily record for however long you told it
> Brad Benson
Must have missed that option. Will look harder tomorrow.
Rodney D. Myers <rdmyers.42 at gmail.com>
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