[mythtv-users] Channel scanning with the Prime?

Robert McNamara robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 21:08:30 UTC 2011


On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 2:03 PM, Matt Emmott <memmott at gmail.com> wrote:
> I pre-ordered a tri-tuner HDHR Prime and hope to receive it soon. I was
> reading another thread today about scanning with the HDHR Classic and was
> reminded of what a nightmare it is for me whenever I try to add my Classic
> back into the tuner mix - It's a full afternoon of editing channel numbers,
> XML IDs and channel IDs, only to have them be a mess 2 months later when
> Charter decides to shuffle everything around.
>
> I read some of the threads about the Primes and had a nightmarish thought -
> What if I have to manually enter the information for all my cable channels?
> It would take me a week and I'm sure I'd break it multiple times along the
> way.

With the HDHR Prime, you will use the "fetch channels from listing
source" rather than scan.

Robert


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