[mythtv-users] MythTV with Sky+ or V+ (UK)

Robert Longbottom RobertCL at iname.com
Wed Dec 16 20:03:26 UTC 2009

On 16/12/2009 16:50, Mike Holden wrote:
> We currently subscribe to Virgin Cable, SD only, but with the arrival of an HD TV next
> week (early Xmas present to ourselves), I am looking into HD sources for our TV.
> I know that Freeview now carries HD channels (ok, only 1 for now), but that there is no
> hardware available at the moment. I'll look into this when it arrives, along with
> appropriate drivers.
> Freesat is also an option, but currently only carries 2 channels, and ITV HD requires
> pressing the red button when watching the main channel, so sounds a bit clunky for an
> unattended PVR.
Both BBC HD and ITV HD show up as "normal" channels in MythTv if you 
have a DVB-S card.  You can watch or schedule recordings in the usual way.

I don't have a sky or virgin box so I can comment on using those.


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