[mythtv-users] Firewire and the Motorola DCX-3200

Robert McNamara robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 23:27:58 UTC 2009

On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 4:11 PM, Derek Tattersall <tatters at newsguy.com>wrote:

> I tried to plug the box into my myth backend. When I tried to set it up as
> a video source, it shows up as a FireWire cable box, Description DCX-3200.
> However when I try to scan for channels, it just says "Failed to open the
> card"

Firewire tuners do not get scanned.  Yes, that box works with firewire
(which is also used to change channels) in most areas of San Jose.  Not all
channels will work properly, but the majority do.

You add channels to a firewire tuner by fetching them from the listing

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