[mythtv-users] MythTV and Satellite

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Mon Feb 6 13:40:40 UTC 2006

Cyber Source wrote:
> Hello All,
>   Can someone give me a clue as to how to understand MythTV using 
> Satellite as your tuning source? I have been using MythTV for years now 
> and have set it up multiple times for people, all using cable TV as the 
> tuning source, all OK. I however, don't really understand how to proceed 
> with it. I have already gone to zap2it.com and changed the lineup to use 
> the correct satellite and the changed the mythtv config accordingly, and 
> all the proper stations show in my menu, etc, that bit is all OK. I am 
> using this with an AverMedia M179 card with NO remote. I have a 
> connection off the satellite receiver that connects to the back of the 
> TV card (coax) and if the TV card is set for channel 3 (MythTV), I can 
> see whatever is selected by the satellite receiver on the TV card via 
> MythTV (change the channel on the satellite receiver, changes what's 
> being viewed by the TV card on channel 3). How does this work if I want 
> to record something? The only station that is viewable via MythTV is 
> channel 3 and this is what the satellite receiver is set to. If I change 
> the satellite receiver, I can change what is being viewed on Myth but 
> how does one record? Can someone please give some clues as to proceed? 
> Thanks in advanced, Peter (confused ;))

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