[mythtv-users] quad hdhr?

Matt Harrison iwasinnamuknow at genestate.com
Sun Oct 16 17:42:08 UTC 2011

On 15/10/2011 23:06, Mark Lord wrote:
> On 11-10-15 09:20 AM, Kris B. wrote:
>> On Saturday, October 15, 2011 1:15 PM, "Matt Harrison"
>> <iwasinnamuknow at genestate.com> wrote:
>>> Just got a dual HDHR from ebay to replace my ailing USB tuners. A breeze
>>> to set up and seems to be working flawlessly. I'm just a little confused.
>>> I added two tuners in the backend setup, one for each aerial input. The
>>> backend status on mythweb however shows 4, but only 2 unique ID numbers.
>>> Is this actually a quad HDHR?
>> No, Matt, but you can actually record two things at once - so sort of.
>> :)
>> What has happened is that your HDHR set itself up to have two tuners,
>> one real and one virtual.  So you have two real and two virtual since
>> you have the dual tuner model.  This is ok, and helpful.
> Yeah, what he said!  :)
> And if you (or anyone else) wants another dual-tuner
> original-style (but second gen) HDHR, then email me.
> Mine is now surplus to the requirements here.

Thanks guys,

I had heard about the multirec but never saw it set up as virtual tuners
before. That was what confused me :D

Mark, I'll send you something off-list.


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