[mythtv-users] HD-PVR power cycling

Jim Morton Jim at Morton.hrcoxmail.com
Mon Apr 25 19:13:01 UTC 2011

On 4/25/2011 3:05 PM, Jim Morton wrote:
> On 4/25/2011 1:28 PM, Gavin Hurlbut wrote:
>> I'm considering producing a nice little USB dongle to power on/off the
>> HD-PVR in the times that it decides to misbehave for whatever reason.
>>   I was wondering:
>> How many people would be interested in getting one?  I don't know the
>> cost yet, but I will look into that over the next few days.
> I would like one of those. I have 2 HD-PVRs and within the last month or
> so I have had to start to power cycling one of them daily or I start
> getting failed recordings. I've noticed on those mornings I forget to
> power cycle it it quits on me.
> I have a plastic slide caliper (no micrometer) that measures the barrel
> of the power plug at 5.5mm. I don't have anything that will fit in there
> to measure the pin in the center.
It would also be really nice if your device didn't consume a USB port. I 
have 4 ports and they are all used.
Is it possible to T or have a port pass through your device?


  Jim Morton

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