[mythtv-users] Firewire with Comcast SA 8300HD?

Chris Weiland hobbiticus at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 04:37:33 UTC 2007

I tried to get it working with my 8300HD.  The best I could do was about 2-3
seconds worth of recording right after changing channels manually.  This was
using the test-mpeg utility.  You should be able to trade in you 8300HD for
a 3250 or 4200, which DO work.

On 2/5/07, Maverick <mavantix at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've search the wiki, gossamer and googled... hoping someone could
> answer a simple question (reason I'm asking is I would need to buy a
> firewire adaptor or new motherboard for my mythbox):
> Can I use firewire to capture TV from the Scientific Atlanta 8300HD
> box supplied by Comcast? Anyone have this setup *working*? Secondary
> to that, would I also be able to capture HD content/channels?
> Alternatively, I assume I could use my existing external IR channel
> changing and coax to tune the box with my PVR-350? I realize doing
> this I'd have no hope of recording HD.
> Thanks,
> -Kenneth
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