[mythtv-users] Fwd: Satellite capture card - Sky

Stuart Auchterlonie stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Tue Sep 12 16:50:48 EDT 2006

On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 08:17:19PM +0100, Wayne Pascoe wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm looking into setting up a MythTV solution for home, but I just  
> have one rather major question. My main TV feed is from Sky Digital  
> via Satellite in the UK. What is the best solution for capturing  
> this? I've read about DVB cards, but I'm not sure if they are the  
> right tool.
> Any advice would be greatly appreciated,

If you go for a dvb-s card you will only be able to see the free to air
channels. If you wish to record your subscribed content, then you'll
need some form of capture card combined with IR blaster to capture
the output from the $ky box.


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