[mythtv-users] MythTV as a non-primary device?

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Sat Apr 24 22:48:22 EDT 2004

> > I've had my mythtv box up and running for about a week now, and
> > I don't watch live TV on it for two reasons:
> > 
> >   1) Changing channels takes a long time (5+ seconds). That
> >      makes surfing pretty difficult.
> Hmmm, what are you using for a tuner/capture card?


> On my PVR 250 channel
> changes are very smooth, only a slight pause.  You can accelerate the
> channel change by hitting "enter" after the channel number, instead of
> waiting for the timout.

I use the up/down buttons on the remote (which doesn't have an
enter button).  Is there timeout on ch-up/ch-down?

> 16 ENTER makes it happen almost immediately, at
> least on my system.
> >   2) It's a bit unstable when watching weak stations: choppy
> >      audio and video.
> I haven't experienced this on a PVR 250 card, but most of my signals are
> strong.

I live on the wrong side of the building for UHF. :(


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