[mythtv-users] Two tuners - Best setup?

Lindsay Mathieson lindsay.mathieson at gmail.com
Mon Apr 26 22:26:51 UTC 2010

On Tue, 27 Apr 2010 02:42:51 am stan wrote:
> I have two identical Hauppauge 950Q USB tuners each fed by the same rooftop
> antenna with a splitter.  I receive only OTA ATSC, and my program guide is
> EIT only.   I’m using one computer running both mythtv frontend and
> backend.
> What is the best way to define each of the tuners?  There are too many
> combinations to try them all.
> Should I define both tuners for EIT scanning, or only one?  If one, should
> one or the other be a higher priority, and, if so, how?

That I'm not sure on as I don't use EIT

> Should I do a channel scan on the second defined tuner and “disregard
> duplicate channels”?  

No need so long as the first scan picks up all channels.

> Should both tuners be connected the same "Video
> source" which I name EIT?

Yes, absolutely. Using different video sources would give you a world of grief.


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