[mythtv-users] Positive ComCast experience

Joseph A. Caputo jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Wed Apr 28 22:50:15 EDT 2004

Jim Coates wrote:
> It's a shame their DCT-6200 motorola HD boxes don't have serial ports.  They
> have an IR blaster port but that's for external use (why would you want your
> cable box to send IR commands to something else?)

Some cable boxes/services allow you to schedule recordings.  It can then 
use an IR blaster to wake up your VCR & have it start recording at the 
appropriate time.

Gee, I wish I had something that would automatically record TV programs 
for me... :-)


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