[mythtv-users] How to switch between tuners

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Oct 29 04:20:08 UTC 2008

On Oct 28, 2008, at 9:02 PM, Bobby Gill wrote:

> I've added an HVR-1600 to my Mythbox, now to go with the PVR-150.  
> I've got both set up on the analog side at the moment, but I can't  
> switch between the two. I saw in Keybindings on the wiki that Y and  
> C are the keys to switch inputs but it doesn't change during live TV.

Hit M(enu) and choose to switch the input there.

> And also, how can I set the preferred tuner?I have Tuner 1 and Tuner  
> 2 but I had to go into mythtv-setup and disable Tuner 1 (HVR-1600)  
> to have Tuner 2 (PVR-150) default for new recordings.

You can set priorities on each tuner. Raise the priority of the tuner  
you want to use first in mythtv-setup, then restart the backend.

You can also delete all tuners and re-add them in your preferred order  
and leave the priorities alone.


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