[mythtv-users] HDHomeRun like device for analog?

James Pifer jep at obrien-pifer.com
Fri May 14 12:42:10 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-05-14 at 08:33 -0400, John Drescher wrote:
> > 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?
> >
> Yes
> >
> > 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.

I don't really know anything about vdpau. My frontends are 1.7 Ghz
Pentiums or 2 Ghz Celerons. Would I be able to achieve vdpau on a
frontend just by updating to a newer video card with vdpau?


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