[mythtv-users] Record broadcast television
blefevre at ida.net
Sun Sep 26 22:41:34 EDT 2004
Adam Siegel wrote:
> I have my myth box setup and it is working perfectly. I even have it
> working with the MediaMVP (very cool). Now for the entire reason I
> purchased the PVR-350 originally. I want to record all my old home
> movies from my old camcorder. The output of the camcorder is meant for
> a coax in on the television. This is no problem, I just hook it up to
> the PVR-350's coax in. But my profile is setup for cable television.
> So the frequencies for channel 3 are different for broadcast vs. cable.
> It seems that you just can't hit record in myth and let it go. You have
> to associate a recording with something in the television schedule.
> When it kicks of the recording it also sets the frequency to that of the
> channel which you want to record (obviously). I need someway of telling
> myth to use the broadcast frequency for channel 3 and to just record to
> a file without a start and stop and channel setting.
> I am able to manually override the frequency setting by using the
> ptune.pl utility that came with the ivtv package. But when you hit
> record, it sets the frequecy back to the cable frequency.
> Any creative ideas are appreciated!
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in the US I believe broadcast and cable channel 3 are the same frequency.
--however use svideo or composite. You will get a much higher quality
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