[mythtv] Recording audio only from an STB

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Wed Mar 7 19:19:59 UTC 2007

On 07/03/07, Robin Gilks <g8ecj at gilks.org> wrote:
> Greetings
> I'm posting this question here (rather than the user list) as I think I'm
> going to be hacking code and will need some pointers!!
> My sat provider has some 20 'radio' channels that present a fixed image on
> screen whilst playing a stereo soundtrack.
> If I want to record this, I use the same connection as I use for anything
> else from my STB by going into the S-Video input and external audio
> connections on my pvr150 card. The resultant recording is 1.5Gigs of still
> frame video and a couple of 100's megs of audio.


You may want to look into accessing /dev/video24 which (I'm fairly
certain) outputs stereo 48kHz audio directly from the PVR card,
without video.

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