[mythtv-users] Myth and Scientific Atlanta Explorer 3250

Wade Berrier wberrier at berrier.org
Mon Jan 8 22:36:35 UTC 2007


I'm at a place that's using a 3250, but it doesn't have a firewire port,
only usb.  Are there different versions of this box?  Any success
changing channels over usb?


On Fri, 2006-11-03 at 00:07 -0500, nik gibson wrote:
> Hello,
> Can MythTV control and change channels on my existing cable box
> (Scientific Atlanta Explorer 3250) through firewire?  From my research
> I see that the code exists and it should be able to do it through
> firewire the way it works with the DCT-6200 series box.
> It's not working for me at the moment, it seems to change to random
> channels.  I have it set in the input section of mythtvsetup to tune
> to channel 702 and it goes to 632...  It's great that it can
> apparently change the channel; now I just need to fine tune it.  
> I have an ir blaster that is working on an Explorer 2100 box and I may
> try it on the 3250 but I'm thinking it may need a different
> remoted.conf file.  I would love to omit the ir blaster and just do it
> through firewire. 
> Thanks
> -Nik-
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