[mythtv-users] PVR500 and Dish
conrad.montlouis at gmail.com
Thu Aug 30 14:18:00 UTC 2007
So, the only way is to use the S-Video connection. I have a USB-UIRT, Is
there a HOW-TO availaible?
On 8/29/07, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Aug 29, 2007, at 8:29 PM, Darren Richards wrote:
> On 8/29/07, Conrad Montlouis <conrad.montlouis at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am having problems getting my PVR500 to tune, can someone point me to
> > a good HOWTO? So far I have tried splitting the signal (one end going to
> > the dish receiver and the other to the tuner) and connecting from the
> > receiver to the tuner. Thanks for your help!
> I don't understand what you mean by "splitting the signal"... If you're
> using a Dish receiver, then your tuner won't actually do any tuning. The
> dish receiver does the tuning, and you should connect the s-video output of
> the receiver to the s-video input on your capture card.
> A PVR-500 cannot tune a satellite signal. Your STB has to do the tuning
> then output to your PVR-500 which needs to be set to channel 3. Then your
> myth box needs to change channels on the STB (either with an IR blaster or
> some other method your STB supports like a serial cable), not the capture
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