[mythtv-users] Recommendations for Satellite Provider in North America
rwshields at gmail.com
Fri Mar 12 14:55:04 UTC 2010
Has anyone signed up for DISH or DirectTV recently (within the past six
months or so)? Do their new setup boxes allow control via USB/serial?
On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 9:16 AM, P.J. Trudell <pjtrudell at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I use Direct TV and I have for years. I have been using it with mythtv for
> about 2 years. I like direct tv's service, but some people have disagreed
> with me.
> Currently I am not using HDTV, so I have a 2 Direct tv D12-700 STB putting
> analog output into a hauppauge 500. I control the channel changing with 2
> serial ports. It works great.
> Eventually I will get a hauppauge HD-PVR and connect the component out it
> to my H23-600 STB that my wife uses for tv only. I probably will change
> channels via a serial port again, but the HD-PVR has a built in ir-blaster
> wich should save you a few bucks.
> It took a little while to get the serial ports to work, but once I figured
> out how to make the cable, it was easy.
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