[mythtv-users] Using Mythtv as a non-tv recording device

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Fri Dec 23 00:54:52 EST 2005

On 22/12/05, Ryan Green <thecapitalizt at gmail.com> wrote:
> using a DV cam is not an option, since the system we have currently is
> that we have a PTZ camera built into our ceiling that we use, and then
> record to a S-VHS deck. Swapping it out with a MiniDV deck would cost
> too much ($1000+ per deck??). I'll check into the hauppage software,
> since we lost the CD ages ago. ivtv sounds like a better option, as
> I'd rather work with a linux-based system than try to cobble together
> some windows scripts.

If going for an ivtv solution, you could integrate this with irexec
and have the capturing controlled with a remote control - you could
program simple start and stop scripts and attach them to the Record
and Stop buttons in your lircrc file.


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