[mythtv-users] Capture Sat content using PVR-250
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Tue Mar 22 20:06:49 UTC 2005
Thanks David for the reply.
Does the RCA box have composite video out and some sort of audio line out? This would then be fed into the PVR-250?
Are there other sat boxes with Firewire? Is this a "better" option now that firewire is now supported?
----- Original Message -----
From: "David George" <david at thegeorges.us>
To: "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Capture Sat content using PVR-250
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2005 13:46:46 -0500
> On 3/22/2005 1:04 PM, john roberts wrote:
> > Hey - a buddy of mine has a Tivo series 2 box. I believe it acts as the
> > sat receiver and the traditional "tivo" like features.
> > How would you capture the sat content with a PVR-250 -AND- change the
> > channel? I've seen talk about perl scripts which change sat/cable boxes
> > using serial cables/etc. But - is there such a solution for someone using
> > a Tivo/combo Series 2 box?
> I also have a DirecTivo (series 2). I found it was just easier to buy a
> couple of Directv receivers on eBay (RCA DRD-435, about $1 plus s/h, woohoo)
> and use a serial cable to control them (oh and I needed to order an access
> card for them another $20 each).
> The DirecTivo doesn't have a serial *input* for channel changing. You would
> need to use an IR blaster. Also, you would only be able to use one of the
> tuners as you can only *watch* one thing at a time on the DTiVo.
> -- David
> HDTV capable frontend I am working on (now with a picture)
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