[mythtv-users] Upgrading to HD

Josh TwoOneSix at thatclothingco.com
Fri Nov 30 14:19:57 UTC 2007

On Nov 30, 2007 8:37 AM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:

> > Hey everyone. I currently run 2 SD DirecTV D10's with 2 PVR-150's and
> things
> > have been running GREAT for the past 3+ years. Well, in the past year
> > DirecTV has started pushing TONS of HD channels and about a year ago I
> > bought an HD TV so now I'm considering an HD upgrade for my MythTV
> server.
> > Does anyone here use the DirecTV HD boxes with success? Also, what are
> some
> > proven good HD tuners? I have the disk space as I have slowly grown my
> disks
> > in my myth server to about 1.5 usable TB (400GB for the TV, 920GB for
> DVD's,
> > 40GB slash, and 50GB music) so I'm not worried in that department... I'm
> > just hoping to order a couple of HD boxes and swap my PVR-150's. Also, I
> use
> > serial connectors to control the D-10's, what do common HD boxes use?
> >
> > Thanks everyone!
> >
> With satellite the only way to get HD to MythTV is through a hacked HD
> receiver box that you can buy online for $700 to $1000. These have
> firewire outputs and you use that to get the HD.
> John
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That's not any fun! What's the road block? Are you unable to control the HD
receiver with Myth or something?

josh.zeno at gmail.com
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