[mythtv-users] pcHDTV-5500 Correct Capture Card Configuration

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Dec 18 16:32:23 UTC 2008

On Dec 18, 2008, at 8:23 AM, William Korb wrote:

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> I have a new Myth backend with a single pcHDTV-5500 tuner installed,  
> and I am
> having a problem.
> Per the MythTV wiki page for the 5500, I have configured it as a DVB  
> card. After
> doing so, I am easily able to tune all of my available digital  
> channels coming
> in on my QAM-256 cable. However, I have seen multiple references to  
> my tuner's
> "analog settings", even a mention of an "analog button". I see no  
> such button in
> the myth backend setup capture card screen or anywhere else, for  
> that matter.
> I was able to add the analog tuner as a second capture card and  
> configure it as
> v4l, but I don't think that is correct (how would myth know that  
> both tuners are
> the same card, and only one can be used at a time?).

You are doing this right. Assign both cards to the same input group  
(second screen when you set up the card) and Myth will know they can  
not be used at the same time. Make sure you add your digital card  
first so it knows to prefer that one (I think you did, but I'm just  
making sure).


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