[mythtv-users] HDPVR 1212 setup, was: Better Satellite Service in the US
kkuphal at gmail.com
Thu Jul 24 19:37:35 UTC 2008
On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 2:29 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> On Thursday 24 July 2008 13:22:01 Steve Heistand wrote:
> > > I have decided that with the recent availability of naked DSL I want to
> > > switch to one of the satellite television providers for the US. I
> > > currently run Myth with a PVR-500 and analog cable. I would like to
> > > record HD as I have a HD TV and a decently powerful (AMD 64 x2 5?00)
> > > Myth PC. Is either of the satellite companies providing IEEE-1394 ports
> > > or other ways to get HD content into a Myth box? I would be happy
> > > setting up OTA HD for my local stations. The only other stations I
> > > are HGTV and Discovery. Both of which are available 5C encrypted on my
> > > cable service.
> > >
> > > Any advice or pointers from those who have satellite hooked into their
> > > Myth box?
> > have 2 of the Hauppauge hd-pvr units hooked up to my mythtv box and
> > directv. I love it. the thing has almost restored my faith in humanity
> > that good. of course it will be made illegal (the device or component
> > outputs) sometime soon I suspect :(
> What drivers are you using? A quick howto would be nice, if possible.
> I figured I'd wait a while until the devices are more mainstream, but I
> wanted to buy one right away, before they become scarce.
> I believe everything you're looking for is in the wiki
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