[mythtv-users] Dishnetwork ViP211

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Mon Jun 5 18:03:18 UTC 2006

On Jun 5, 2006, at 10:51 AM, Calvin Harrigan wrote:

> Hi guys,
> 	I do not know how many Dishnetwork/Mythtv users there are out there,
> but I was just looking on dishnetworks website and there is a new  HD
> receiver, the ViP211, that has a USB 2.0 port that supposedly will
> enable the capture of video.  Has anyone heard anything about this?  
> I've
> looked all over, the most I can find is that the dishnetwork pocket  
> dish
> and perhaps a PSP would work.  If there is any confirmation on the
> usability of the USB port, I would like to get one and work towards
> making it compatible with mythtv.
> Thanks...
> http://www.dishnetwork.com/content/programming/dishhd/receivers/ 
> vip211/
> http://www.tgdaily.com/2006/01/07/dish_network_dual- 
> signal_hd_receiver/

I have two USB ports on my Dish model 942 receiver. The ports are  
mentioned in the manual several times, each time beginning with the  
phrase "In the Future".

The PocketDish device is the only thing I have heard of that might  
actually use the ports.

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