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

Steve Harrington mythlist at the-harringtons.org
Thu Nov 12 14:13:15 UTC 2009

Marius Schrecker wrote:
>  On Wed Nov 11 21:16 , Ron Garrison <ron.garrison at gmail.com> wrote:On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 9:16 AM, Steve Harrington
> <mythlist at the-harringtons.org> 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:-(
>> Brian (or anyone else),
>> I'd be interested to see how your experience with Dolby Digital output over
>> optical into your HD-PVR is.  On my VIP211k and HD-PVR, I can set the
>> receiver to output DD, but when I play it back it sounds like someone is
>> talking through a fan.  I don't know if this is a Dish Network issue, an
>> HD-PVR issue, a driver issue, or a MythTV issue.  I know it's not a cable
>> issue because I've swapped out the cable several times, and I doubt it's a
>> MythTV issue.  I have the latest firmware on the HD-PVR.  If I set up the
>> receiver to output PCM over optical, all is fine.
> DD works fine out of my Motorola Box (3200 I think) into the HD-PVR.
> I play back through my yamaha receiver which autodetects as DD and I
> get full 5.1 surround.
> DD fine here too (motorola IPstb 1920 - I also "think"), Definitely far crisper sound than over rca, and full 5.1.
> Cheers!
> Marius
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Arg.  I'll have to find another source to plug into the HD-PVR to test 
the DD input.  I have plenty of old DVD players around...

Thanks for the responses.

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