[mythtv-users] TV tuner card recommendations?

Dan Ritter dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu
Tue May 8 19:00:14 UTC 2007


On Tue, May 08, 2007 at 10:18:47AM -0500, Trey Thompson wrote:
> On 5/2/07, Matthew Asplund <mattasplund at gmail.com> wrote:
> >case, the 500 has two tuners in the same space.  In general I think that 
> >the
> >HDHomeRun is the future (it's what I am planning to move to) for HD because
> >it is computer independent.
> 
> 
> 
> Kind of a silly question about the HDHomeRun.  I've ready how to set it up,
> and I've read some posts of people trying to get it to work.  Does Myth just
> simply communicate with the HDHR over the network and pull the recordings
> over?

Approximately. Myth tells the HDHR to tune to a specific
channel, and the HDHR sends an MPEG TS (transport stream) back.
The recording happens on your Myth box, but is largely a matter
of dumping it to disk.

-dsr-

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