[mythtv-users] 0.22 and the HD-PVR-1212?

Gerald Brandt gbr at majentis.com
Tue Nov 10 06:29:49 UTC 2009

----- "greg" <greg12866 at nycap.rr.com> wrote: 
> Brian Wood wrote: 
> > Now that 0.22 is out, I'm looking forward to finally being able to use my 
> > 1212. 
> > 
> > Does anyone have any advice, or good or bad experiences to share on getting a 
> > 1212 to work? Any major gotchas? 
> > 
> > What I really want to hear is that it "just works" :-) 
> > 
> > I'm using a DISH VIP722, I change channels using a MyBlaster which has never 
> > failed me, so channel changes should be OK. 
> > 
> > Probably due to its having an external power supply, the MyBlaster seems to 
> > put out a LOT of IR radiation. It even works reliably from the next room. A 
> > real shame that MyTV is no longer in business:-( 
> > 
> > 
> I've had good luck running my HD_PVR for just over a year. The latest 
> kernel's have the driver built in.. If you need to build your driver, 
> the driver download is located on the myth wiki... 
> I also have the MyBlaster,and i have never had any problems with it 
> either.. Just today i had to replace my stb (4250HDC) it quit 
> working..The new one had horrible hum on the audio.. I went to radio 
> shack and got a ground loop isolator.. In my younger days i would have 
> built my own,but getting lazy in my old age... 

I've recently switched to 0.22 for my HD-PVR, and it's working great. I use firewire with my Motorola 6200 to change channels, and I had to insert a sleep for 1 second when changing from SD to HD video in order to make sure the frontend didn't crash. I bought a Zotac ION dual core. 

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