[mythtv-users] How to ensure STB is powered ON? Re: SA3250HD is turning itself off?

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Fri Jan 11 19:13:25 UTC 2008

On Jan 11, 2008, at 7:42 AM, Chris Weiland wrote:

> At least for my SA4250HD, I was able to modify the mythtv code  
> slightly in order to turn on the STB when it begins capturing and  
> turn it off when the stream stops.

Do you find your STB actually draws less power when off?  I haven't  
checked mine yet, but I did check my VCR once, and I found that "on"  
and "off" resulted in exactly the same power use.  I suspect that the  
same may be true of a lot of STBs.

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