[mythtv-users] DirecTV H21 via S-Video

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Fri Aug 1 18:29:40 UTC 2008

On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 10:53:30AM -0700, Steve Heistand wrote:
> > I just need to get around to building the alternate environment.
> > I just finally got all of the various bits and bobs in yesterday.
> > The cabling for the STB control turned out a little pricey (perhaps
> > more than strictly necessary) but it is pretty cool.
> what did you do for a stb cable?  Ive gotten the usb-uirt to work
> just fine but if there was a more "direct" method I would be interested.

2 USB->Serial Cables and a null modem cable.

The STB's have compatability issues apparently.
I bought based off of a reference on the web. There
appear to be cheaper options (for the USB->Serial)

I grabbed the directv.pl script from the wiki and i was set.

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