[mythtv-users] Firewire - Shaw - Score HD
markhsa at gmail.com
Mon Feb 20 17:25:40 UTC 2012
On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 9:23 AM, Kane Tse <kane.tse at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am still capturing all of my SHAW HD from my HDPVR due to this. I
> > with Firewire a couple of years back and saw too many issues. Now I just
> > use Firewire for channel changing.
> > Do you find that this works fine for all other channels? As a fellow
> > Canadian with Shaw, I would be really interested in hearing about your
> > experiences. I have been thinking of trying another source for TV (
> > or Sat )
> Once one eliminated the locked/protected channels (mostly the premium
> HD channels like National Geographic, Discovery HD, The Score HD) from
> MythTV, I used a daisy chained Motorola DCT-6200 and DCT-6416 very
> successfully with Shaw cable (Vancouver) for 3 years from 2008 to
> 2011. Had no zero-length or failed recordings over firewire capture
> after the initial set-up period.
> Unfortunately, I had to leave Shaw for other reasons (pricing). But
> the firewire-based capture never failed me. It's too bad some of
> their newer hardware doesn't have firewire ports anymore.
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Are you still using Myth? What are you using now? I am interested in
alternative providers ( other than SHAW ) for Mythtv capture in Canada.
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