[mythtv-users] Conflicts between QAM tuners & set-top box (DCH3200)

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Jun 17 19:59:08 UTC 2009

On 06/17/2009 03:36 PM, Jeff Thurston wrote:
> Currently I have 1 firewire box, and 3 QAM tuners.
> I use scte65scan with the QAM tuners which share a SchedulesDirect 
> listing.
> The DCH3200 has another listing for it alone.
> Everything is just fine as long as I specify "record on any channel" - 
> Myth will then do just that, all 4 can record simultaneously.
> But if I specify "record on this specific channel" it will ONLY record 
> on the DCH3200, preventing anything else from being recorded which has 
> the same setting.
> The only solution I have come up with is to remove the standard 
> definition channels from the listing used by the DCH3200, since it is 
> really only used for the upper range of the HD channels anyway; such 
> as DiscoveryHD.
> Is there a better way to solve this conflict??? I would really prefer 
> to be able to set things to record only on a specific channel AND have 
> them pick any available tuner which has it. 

For any channels that exist on multiple video sources, you should 
specify the same callsign.  To myth, "this channel" = "this callsign".


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