[mythtv-users] mythtv newcomer.. need help setting up live tv

Tim Sailer tps at buoy.com
Wed Oct 20 15:48:18 UTC 2004

On Wed, Oct 20, 2004 at 10:18:07AM -0400, Evan Burrows wrote:
> ok i will give that a shot, I guess i will have to go pick up another
> splitter then.  I originally had my one cable input from the wall
> going to a 4 output splitter (1 output to cable box, one to cable
> modem, and one to my mythbox). Then i connected my cable box to my tv
> with a piece of coax. So what you are saying is that the output from
> the splitter to my mythbox is nothing wokring because the tuner
> doesn't understand the input? But if i go from the splitter to my

That's my guess, and only a guess. Try just taking the cable from
your TV for now, instead of buying more stuff on my advice. But first,
get the Monitor back working, so you can at least view the live TV 
on the monitor.

> cable box and instead of having one output from the cable box output
> (that currently goes to the tv) I should put a 2 output splitter off
> of the cable box output and then send one to my tv and one to my myth

Right, if my supposition is correct. I'm sure I'll be loudly corrected. :)


>> Tim Sailer                       ><  Coastal Internet, Inc.          <<
>> Network and Systems Operations   ><  PO Box 726                      <<
>> http://www.buoy.com              ><  Moriches, NY 11955              <<
>> tps at buoy.com                     ><  (631) 399-2910  (888) 924-3728  <<

More information about the mythtv-users mailing list