[mythtv-users] Will Hauppauge PVR-150 work for digital cable?

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Wed Feb 28 00:54:37 UTC 2007

Brett Kosinski wrote:
>     > to how you will be able to control it.  In some cases, you can get a
>     > serial connection to the set top box and control the channel
>     changes
>     > that way, and in other cases you need an IR blaster.  Once you
>     find out
>     > the type (make & model) of set top box, you'll really know what
>     you are
>     > dealing with.
>     Rogers pretty much exclusively uses SA boxes, I think mine is an
>     SA3100,
>     or something like that. Pretty low end stuff. This solution would
>     work,
>     but is less reliable.
> Not sure why you say that.  I have a pair of old motorola boxes 
> (DCT2524s) set up with blasters from irblaster.info 
> <http://irblaster.info>, and I've never had a missed tune.  Even with 
> slower boxes, you should be able to tweak the tune script to get 
> similar results.  And serial port control should be perfectly reliable.
Only going by what I've read on the list. The current SA boxes Rogers is 
shipping do not have serial ports.


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