[mythtv-users] Dishnetwork Dual receivers

Raymond Wagner raymond at wagnerrp.com
Mon Jul 25 14:03:09 UTC 2011

On 7/25/2011 09:41, Dan Wilson wrote:
> On 07/18/2011 06:56 AM, Dan Wilga wrote:
>> You should also know that the second receiver on a dual-receiver unit
>> is SD, not HD. I just verified this on the Technology page of their site.
>> Personally, I just had them give me two separate receivers, and I pay
>> the extra $6/month (or whatever it is this week.) I don't yet have HD
>> capture hardware, though. I'm waiting for some kind soul to do the v4l
>> driver for the Colossus, rather than shell out a whole bunch of money
>> for the oh-so-buggy HDPVR.
> Yes, I knew that the second receiver was SD.
> I hadn't read about the Colossus until you mentioned it. Now I want one!
> I imagine that it ought to be much more stable than the external box. I
> haven't bought either yet - I'll keep watching for a v4l driver.

Don't hold out on buying an HDPVR because you think a Colossus driver 
might be forthcoming.

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