[mythtv-users] TV Tuners, backend PC, etc

Phil Bridges gravityhammer at gmail.com
Fri Dec 23 18:25:46 UTC 2011

On Dec 23, 2011 12:46 PM, "Mike Perkins" <mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk>
> On 23/12/11 16:47, Phil Bridges wrote:
> >
> > I prefer channel-hopping during football season. There's no way I'm
> > dedicating a tuner to each channel that has a game.
> >
> Is this the point where you need picture-in-picture? Or a video wall?
> Also, remember that 'channel' != tuner these days. A channel is merely one
> stream coming down a multiplex. With multirec you can (in theory, at
least) pick
> up *everything* on a single multiplex with a single tuner.
Channel = tuner when you're talking encrypted QAM. Not as many college
football games on the broadcast networks anymore, and that's all I get
unencrypted in HD.
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