MythTV and Directv (was Re: [mythtv-users] MythTV and DISH - a
sysop at tje1.com
Thu Sep 23 11:39:09 EDT 2004
> Many of the Directv receivers have the low-speed serial port mentioned
> (especially RCA). I have the RCA DRD435RH Directv receiver and made my
> own serial cable using instructions from http://www.dtvcontrol.com/ with
> the external channel changer script from
> http://bach.as.arizona.edu/~johng/rca_control.txt . Solid channel
> changes. Never had a problem.
I have been running my Mythbox for about 9 months with DirecTV. I also
made a serial cable for my RCA receiver. It has a little jack that looks
like a phone jack labeled Home Control. I had been using an old Sony
receiver that uses a standard DB9 serial connector. Both worked fine.
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