[mythtv-users] TW, Kansas City HD - I'm confused.

Mitch Gore mitchell.gore at gmail.com
Sun Apr 27 13:53:09 UTC 2008

On Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 12:49 PM, Ty Unes <riverty at kc.rr.com> wrote:

> I have Time Warner Cable here in Kansas City, Ks. I also have a Myth DVR
> with 2 PVR-150 cards and one ATI HDTV Wonder card. I currently tune the
> HD card using an outdoor antenna receiving the local stations in HD.
> This includes ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, and a small handfull of smaller
> broadcasters.
> I found out that if I use the Time Warner set-top box (a Scientific
> Atlanta 3250HD) I get quite a few more channels in HD at my current
> subscription plan. So, I want to be able to tune these channels using
> the ATI HDTV Wonder card. I have read the Wiki pages and been through
> the steps to "find" channels using scan and various scripts. They work,
> everything works, yet I have not been able to find the extra channels
> offered by the set-top box.
> Can this be done? Are these channels encrypted explaining why I have
> failed to find these channels? If they are encrypted, seems one could
> control the set-top box with Lircd and feed the video output into the
> MythTV box. But then, how do you connect this? The standard cable
> connection (downgraded video) sucks. Only connections offered from this
> box is RGBY and DVI. I don't know of an "input card" for this. How is
> everyone else getting this done?
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Short answer is you cant YET.

In KC i used to have time warner and you can get a bunch of channels off
firewire.  ESPN, TNT, Locals, Discovery maybe more cant remember.  for more
info see:


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