[mythtv-users] 0.22 and the HD-PVR-1212?

Ron Garrison ron.garrison at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 20:16:11 UTC 2009


On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 9:16 AM, Steve Harrington
<mythlist at the-harringtons.org> wrote:
> Brian Wood wrote:
>>
>> Now that 0.22 is out, I'm looking forward to finally being able to use my
>> 1212.
>>
>> Does anyone have any advice, or good or bad experiences to share on
>> getting a 1212 to work? Any major gotchas?
>>
>> What I really want to hear is that it "just works" :-)
>>
>> I'm using a DISH VIP722, I change channels using a MyBlaster which has
>> never failed me, so channel changes should be OK.
>>
>> Probably due to its having an external power supply, the MyBlaster seems
>> to put out a LOT of IR radiation. It even works reliably from the next room.
>> A real shame that MyTV is no longer in business:-(
>>
>
> Brian (or anyone else),
>
> I'd be interested to see how your experience with Dolby Digital output over
> optical into your HD-PVR is.  On my VIP211k and HD-PVR, I can set the
> receiver to output DD, but when I play it back it sounds like someone is
> talking through a fan.  I don't know if this is a Dish Network issue, an
> HD-PVR issue, a driver issue, or a MythTV issue.  I know it's not a cable
> issue because I've swapped out the cable several times, and I doubt it's a
> MythTV issue.  I have the latest firmware on the HD-PVR.  If I set up the
> receiver to output PCM over optical, all is fine.
>

DD works fine out of my Motorola Box (3200 I think) into the HD-PVR.
I play back through my yamaha receiver which autodetects as DD and I
get full 5.1 surround.

Ron


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