[mythtv-users] MythTV vs Tivo (Australia)
tom_a_sparks at yahoo.com.au
Tue Dec 22 05:57:31 UTC 2009
--- On Tue, 22/12/09, sonofzev at iinet.net.au <sonofzev at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> On Tue Dec 22 15:52 , Graham wood sent:
> >>I took this info and rang Dad with my spiel and
> have semi convinced him to
> >>go with Myth. The tip over point was his need to
> record channel 7 & 9 at the
> >>same time.
my current setup has 2 tuners (4 multiplexing tuner)
I am about to another tuner for 3 tuners (6 multiplexing tuner)
find me a off-the-shelf PVR that has that many tuners
> >Beware of using shepherd and Channel 7.. as 7 is almost
> consistantly out by five
> minutes in prime time! I go to record a show and miss the
> vital part because
> packed to the rafters plays over!
> Channel 10 is equally as bad although usually late and 9
> swings from being good
> to bad.. I wouldn't be surprised if this was deliberate so
> that people with
> PVR's with ad-skipping functionality get miffed and go back
> to watching real-time.
> While not friendly with disk space I pretty much setup
> every recording to start
> about 7 minutes early and finish up to 20 minutes late.
> This is critical when the
> so-called "Reality" shows are on as they tend to run over
> time all the time.
> (especially live ones like "Dancing with the washed up
> stars and retired sports
sad but true :(
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