[mythtv-users] MythTV and Hauppage HVR-950Q

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Fri Sep 16 02:57:51 UTC 2011

On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 09:31:11PM -0400, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 9/15/2011 21:21, James Cobban wrote:
> >
> >    From: Ronald Frazier<ron at ronfrazier.net>
> >    Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] MythTV and Hauppage HVR-950Q
> >    To: Discussion about MythTV<mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
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> >>    >  When I try to configure the HVR-950Q I am not given the option of scanning
> >>    >  for channels.? I have tried setting after setting, and that option is NEVER
> >>    >  enabled.
> >    I'm not familiar with the HVR-950Q specifically, but the scan button's
> >    enabled/disable state has nothing to do with any of the settings. It
> >    is dependent upon what type of recorder it is (HDHomerun, IPTV, Demo
> >    Recorder, etc). The scanning option is only available for certain
> >    recorder types (it should usually be available for the ones that
> >    actually need to scan). So my first inclination is to think you
> >    might...
> >
> >I am sorry but that response is largely gibberish to me.  Are you referring to the Card Type field?  How am I supposed to know what to set that to if the authors of the product do not?  I have tried:
> >
> >USB MPEG-4 encoder box
> >Analog V4L capture card
> >IVTV MPEG-2 encoder card
> >H.264 encoder card
> >
> >And NONE of them enable the channel scan button either in Input Connections or Channel Editor.
> Then you have managed to try almost every option but the one that
> actually matters.  All of those input types are for analog devices.
> You have a digital tuner.  Hence, you use the "DVB DTV capture card

    ...like I said: a counter-intuitive choice.

    Based on the fact that this is the name of the European standard,
this would be the absolute LAST thing I would try for an American 
broadcast card.


    I think it was the last thing I tried when I was setting up my own 950Q.

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