[mythtv-users] OT: Comcast Chicago changing channel lineup, SCI-FI moving to digital only

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Tue Aug 9 21:00:41 UTC 2005

On 8/9/05, Scot L. Harris <webid at cfl.rr.com> wrote:

> I don't look forward to having to pay extra for each cable box to have 3
> or 4 of them to feed the mythtv box.  Plus the added complexity of
> controlling those boxes.  While I don't use live tv much anymore I would
> expect it would be easier in such a case to just have a cable box
> connected directly to the TV and switch to that for live TV.  The
> utility of the DVR system would be less than before.

Unless the shows you watch are only on digital-only channels, I don't
see where this is what you need at all - just have one lineup for the
card that has the cable box attached to it, and have an "analog-only"
lineup for the remaining cards that are fed directly from the wall.

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