[mythtv-users] Dish Network, MythTV not recording - Part 2
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Aug 10 02:31:12 UTC 2008
On 08/09/2008 09:17 PM, Mitch Gore wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 9, 2008 at 8:03 PM, Rodney Myers wrote:
>> On Aug 9, 2008, at 5:16 PM, Mitch Gore wrote:
>>>> How is the STB connected to the PVR card?
>>> This page will also be of some help:
>> Thank you for the link. Though my MythTV is just used to record shows. I
>> have the Dish receiver tuning on it's own.
>> This works, most of the time, for everything, up to USA Network, not sure
>> why it is not functioning on the higher channels.
> how is it connected to your PVR card?
> Let me guess its all channels above 125? maybe thats cause the tuner
> is a 125 channel tuner!
Or 69 if it's set to use the us-ntsc frequency tables rather than one of
the us-cable* frequency tables.
> You need to connect you STB to your PVR card via RCA cables or
> S-video. Then set up a IR Blaster to change the channels on the STB.
> Then change you input connections so your Dish box is connected to the
> appropriate input.
Or, if nothing else, just put /bin/true in for your channel change
script for the video source in mythtv-setup. Then, the channel change
will not fail (but will do exactly nothing--so you'll see the need for
the IR transmitter).
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