[mythtv-users] Equipment needed for DishTv to Myth
Jim at Morton.hrcoxmail.com
Thu Jul 15 18:55:27 UTC 2010
Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 7/14/2010 07:35, Jim Morton wrote:
>> In other words - If I have 3 STBs all in different rooms from the
>> backend what are the options for connecting STB -> PVR and PVR ->
>> Myth without running 25 feet USB and IR transmitter cables?
> MythTV expects to have dedicated access to the hardware it wants to
> use. If you are using the STB manually, and MythTV tries to record
> from it, you may run into problems. Is there any reason you can't
> move all your STBs into one room with the existing backend?
No reason that I can think of. That's probably the way to go, it's just
not something I had considered. I can't remember the last time anyone
here watched live tv so I don't think we'll be using the STBs manually.
Thanks for the suggestion!
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