[mythtv-users] SchedulesDirect, caching and pcHDTV-5500

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Sep 28 19:40:38 UTC 2007

On 09/28/2007 12:51 AM, Anthony Messina wrote:
> I have a solid setup consisting of a WinTV PVR-350 (connected to CATV) and a 
> pcHDTV-5500 (connected to an OTA antenna).  I currently only use the 
> pcHDTV-5500 for digital OTA, but I would like to use the analog portion of 
> the card as well.
> Would the caching support described here 
> (http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO.html#toc24.4) allow me to set the 
> digital OTA channels in one video source and the analog OTA channels in 
> another (keeping them separate) and would MythTV be able to automatically 
> decide which "side" of the tuner card to use when recording scheduled 
> programs, since only analog OR digital can be used at once?

Yep on all.  Just modify the SD lineup that includes OTA digital
channels to include OTA analog channels and then use that same lineup to
create another video source for OTA analog.  Robert's description (at
the link you provided) has all the details.


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