[mythtv-users] Ceton InfiniTV 4 support in MythTV...
cnlibmyth at gmail.com
Wed Jan 12 20:15:25 UTC 2011
On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Tom Bongiorno <tom at bongohut.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 3:05 PM, Tom Bongiorno <tom at bongohut.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 4:03 PM, Tom Bongiorno <tom at bongohut.com> wrote:
> >> On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 3:56 PM, Robert McNamara
> >> <robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 12:54 PM, Tom Bongiorno <tom at bongohut.com>
> >>> > Thanks for the update. So, if I understand you correctly, it works
> now in
> >>> > the mythtv-rec branch, but it is just a question of when that branch
> >>> > merged into trunk. Maybe .25, but just a guess.
> >>> > As for limitations, it should have the same limitation as capturing
> >>> > FireWire per the new rules set by CableLabs. I am luckily a Comcast
> >>> > customer and would love to replace my FireWire tuners with one of
> >>> > CableCard options.
> >>> > BTW, I can't believe I just said "I am luckily a Comcast customer".
> >>> > Thanks again,
> >>> Please bottom post to this list. Thanks.
> >>> Mostly right above, except for the work is in progress on the rec
> >>> branch, not finished, so I want to strongly caution people against
> >>> trying to switch branches for something that is not finished or
> >>> supported. .25 is the expected merge window for this branch, but
> >>> nothing is ever absolute. It's not a guess, it's my informed
> >>> understanding.
> >>> Robert
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> >> Mailing list etiquette, now I know. I will continue to use the
> >> 0.24-fixes branch.
> >> Thanks again for the info!
> > I just read on the Ceton site that the InfiniTV 4 has "Four, dual
> > ATSC/QAM 64/256 tuners". What does this mean to MythTV. I know the
> > CableCard is capable of decrypting six streams at a time. Will MythTV
> > support multiplexing with the Ceton card? If so, could I effectively
> > record eight simultaneous streams (two clear QAM and six encrypted
> > QAM) with the Ceton card?
> I re-read the specs. What does "Four, dual ATSC/QAM 64/256 tuners"
> even mean? I am sure it has nothing to do with multiplexing.
> Multiplexing only requires one tuner. Why wouldn't they just call it
> an eight tuner device? I may have to email Ceton to find out the
> meaning of this spec.
Does it mean ATSC and QAM64/256 tuners? Those are the "dual tuners".
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