[mythtv-users] would this be usable

Bill Omer bill.omer at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 12:12:55 UTC 2007

On 4/19/07, Henrik Beckman <henrik.list at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> My mythbox is a combined front/backend with a nova-t 500, with DVB-T with
> being feed from a private antenna, but I also have DVB-C in form of a vendor
> closed topsetbox with a cryptocard.
> Since the cost for the topsetbox is include in my rent I thought I might
> aswell use it, but how (the box is rather crappy) ?
> I have a jetway/kworld bt878 based analog card just laying and I use  a
> mceusb2 remote to my myth box.
> Would it be possible to connect the bt878 card to the box via scart and
> control the box with the irsender in the mceusb2, or would it be unreliable
> or impossible ?
> /Henrik

You can use a serial ir blaster to mimic the ir codes from the set top
box's remote to change the channels.  This is the approach most people
take who are not using analog cable or just ota hd in the states.


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