[mythtv-users] HDHomeRun like device for analog?

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Fri May 14 12:33:27 UTC 2010

> A few follow up questions. I found a refurbished dual port HDHomeRun for
> $99, which seems like a decent deal. If I add an HDHomeRun to my
> existing system that has 3 PCI tuners for recording analog, would I add
> another channel lineup for the digital channels available on the
> HDHomeRun?
I have two sets of lineups from SD. 1 for digital one for analog.
There are 8 to 10 unencrypted channels on my comcast cable.

>Will I still be able to go through the normal process, either
> on the frontend or mythweb for setting up recording schedules?
> Also, for a recording done from the HDHomeRun, will all of my standard
> frontends be able to play the video, or will it need to be transcoded
> first?
Depends on your hardware. If you do not have vdpau and have really low
end systems you may have problems.


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