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VBox support was added in 0.28

V@Box Communications manufactures and sells a variety of network-attached tuner devices. Detailed information is available for the more popular devices by following the links.

VBox TV Gateway summary of current models
Standard Model Geographic area supported Broadcast standards Number of tuners MythTV multi-rec capable
Satellite XTi-3332 Australia & Europe DVB-S/S2 2 tuners TBC
Combi Satellite & Terrestrial XTi-3340 Australia & Europe 2 x DVB-S/S2 2 x DVB-T 4 tuners TBC
Combi Satellite & Cable XTi-3350 Australia & Europe 2 x DVB-S/S2 2 x DVB-C 4 tuners TBC
Terrestrial XTi-3342 Australia & Europe DVB-T/T2 2 tuners TBC
Terrestrial Pay-TV XTi-3342CI Australia & Europe DVB-T/T2 2 tuners TBC
Cable TV XTi-3352 Australia & Europe DVB-C 2 tuners TBC
Cable Pay-TV XTi-3352CI Australia & Europe DVB-C 2 tuners TBC

Installation Instructions

Important.png Note: These instructions are preliminary and subject to change before 0.28 is released

Important.png Note: You need software version 2.49 or later installed on the VBox which is currently in beta testing

Compile or install a version of MythTV with VBox support enabled

Vbox support doesn't require any external dependencies and is enabled by default so if your version of MythTV is current enough you should be able to use the VBox support out of the box.

Using mythtv-setup to add a VBox as a recorder

On the backend machine you want to handle recording from the VBox first stop any mythbackends running on the same machine then run mythtv-setup.

Click '2. Capture Cards' then '(New capture card)'. In the 'Card type' selection box choose 'V@Box TV Gateway networked tuner'. You will then be presented with a screen similar to below:-

VBox Setup