[mythtv] Fwd: Using commercial PVR (Topfield, Humax, etc) as a frontend

migmog migmog at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 16:26:54 UTC 2007

Sorry for the noise, this was meant to go to the user list.

On 02/03/07, migmog <migmog at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Mythers
> In my house, there are certain individuals who will NOT give up their
> channel hopping habit, and myth can't cut it.  So, I'm considering
> buying a commercial PVR, such as a Topfield or Humax box.
> However as far as I can see there is not one of those boxes has the
> one feature which to me is the killer app that myth has - web based
> control.
> So. Suppose I keep my mythbackend box; has anyone tried using a
> commercial PVR as a frontend for myth recordings? Any experiences
> you'd like to share? Is there a decent PVR with an ethernet port? I
> know you can hook up the Topfield via USB, but that's kludgy.
> migmog

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