[mythtv-users] HDPVR 1212 setup, was: Better Satellite Service in the US

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Thu Jul 24 19:29:22 UTC 2008

On Thursday 24 July 2008 13:22:01 Steve Heistand wrote:
> > I have decided that with the recent availability of naked DSL I want to
> > switch to one of the satellite television providers for the US. I
> > currently run Myth with a PVR-500 and analog cable. I would like to
> > record HD as I have a HD TV and a decently powerful (AMD 64 x2 5?00)
> > Myth PC. Is either of the satellite companies providing IEEE-1394 ports
> > or other ways to get HD content into a Myth box? I would be happy
> > setting up OTA HD for my local stations. The only other stations I watch
> > are HGTV and Discovery. Both of which are available 5C encrypted on my
> > cable service.
> >
> > Any advice or pointers from those who have satellite hooked into their
> > Myth box?
> have 2 of the Hauppauge hd-pvr units hooked up to my mythtv box and
> directv. I love it. the thing has almost restored my faith in humanity its
> that good. of course it will be made illegal (the device or component
> outputs) sometime soon I suspect :(

What drivers are you using? A quick howto would be nice, if possible.

I figured I'd wait a  while until the devices are more mainstream, but I 
wanted to buy one right away, before they become scarce.


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