[mythtv-users] PVR 350, closed captioning, commercial detection

Jim Reith reith at racores.com
Mon Aug 8 14:54:23 UTC 2005

At 10:49 AM 8/8/2005, you wrote:
>On Mon, 2005-08-08 at 09:37, Jim Reith wrote:
> > At 09:19 AM 8/8/2005, you wrote:
> > >You are correct, and that does work just fine on my PVR-350 system.  I
> > >actually rarely watch live tv anymore.  I watch recorded shows almost
> > >100% of the time on the myth box, primarily to take advantage of the
> > >commercial flagging process.  This does mean watching stuff time shifted
> > >by about an hour and 12 minutes or so if I want to watch them the same
> > >night they are broadcast.
> >
> > yeah, we've  done that as well. The biggest issue we now have is that with
> > multiple tuners, we no longer have to choose which show to watch so we're
> > getting even further behind and if you consider the star treks and 7 days
> > shown during the day we always missed and things like MI-5 shown at 4am...
> > well, the disk is full and I'm unable to write things out to DVD
>I have noticed that after about 6 months the rate of shows being
>recorded has tapered off some since there are many more duplicates now.
>The database does a good job of just recording things that have not been
>seen before.  Of course I did setup a 1TB /video file system for the
>recordings which helps buffer things.  :)

yeah, I just  picked up another 200gb disk to throw in. I do  wish I could
get some type of DVD write to work (within that box rather than the "copy
to Mac" method. I do  figure that at some point we'll get into repeat mode
where new recordings aren't as frequent

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