[mythtv-users] Using a large satellite dish (8-10 feet) with MythTV?
masterclc at gmail.com
Tue Apr 1 16:50:18 UTC 2008
On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 10:42 AM, Tony Baca <cfr131 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I use a C-Band system with a 4dtv receiver. I have it integrated with Myth.
> Maybe I can help.
> You can find programing options and prices at:
> http://www.callnps.com/alacarte.htm as for equipment, I just placed an ad
> in the local paper looking for a C-band antenna and receiver. I got at
> least 10 calls from people who said, "You can have it if you come get it."
> I found one that was in good shape and brought it home for free. I
> purchased a used 4dtv receiver (ebay), set up everything myself and
> subscribed to a package. If you are not willing to DIY, C-Band is probably
> not a good option as there are very few installers left. My system includes
> both C and Ku band and an HDD-200 decoder for HD channels.
> There is a channel line up at Schedules Direct. I used a PVR-150 to capture
> the output of the 4dtv via S-video.
> I wrote a channel change script for Myth that moves the antenna and changes
> channels. That too took a little DIY to make it work, but it has worked
> You can find lots of information at http://www.4dtvforum.com/
Woohoo! Perfect, thanks!
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