[mythtv-users] DirecTV, HD, and Myth - Can It Work?

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Sun Dec 31 15:47:41 UTC 2006

Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> I have a Myth 0.19 box that has one WinTV tuner and one ATSC tuner.  I 
> am a DirecTV subscriber and have a regular satellite box attached to the 
> WinTV via Svideo.  I get my HD content OTA.
> But now I am moving to an area where OTA HD will be unavailable.  Is it 
> possible to get DirecTV's HD content recorded with Myth?  If so, how 
> does it work?  What outputs are on the HD box that I can use to record 
> content in Myth?
> I can't imagine I'm the first to ask such a question but Google didn't 
> turn up anything relevant.  If I'm asking something that's covered in a 
> FAQ or other web page, please send a link.
The only way I know of is 169time.  Otherwise you're limited to analog 
capture via svideo, etc.


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