[mythtv-users] HDPVR + Firewire in a Group?
adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 18:48:46 UTC 2010
On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 2:46 PM, Mark Hutchinson <markhsa at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 12:24 PM, Steven Adeff <adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com>
>> So I just got around to getting my HDPVR set with a firmware and
>> connected and tested on my backend. Now I'd like to integrate it into
>> the system.
>> Right now I have two Motorola DCT6200 boxen capturing over firewire
>> for the channels in the clear. I'd like to connect the HDPVR to one of
>> them, have the two set up as a group so that channels that I get over
>> firewire will capture that way and capture the channels that won't
>> with the HDPVR. I haven't tried to set this up yet, but I did a quick
>> search on the Wiki and on this list and haven't seen much along the
>> way of if others have done this and their experience with it.
>> Does anyone have a firewire + HDPVR setup for their backend? Any
>> advice or is it just as easy as placing them in the same group? My
>> hope is to use firewire to change the channel even when it will be
>> recording via the HDPVR (minus any priming requirements).
> I use the 6200 and HDPVR as well.
> I use the 6200HD via component though, and change channels via firewire.
> This way, I get no really quality loss, easy channel change, and it just
yea, that's the backup plan, just record everything through the HDPVR.
I like the idea of firewire though since a lot of the channels I get
are 1080i and from what I've read the HDPVR pretty much only works
when recording 720p.
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