[mythtv-users] Mixing dvb-t2 and dvb-t tuners.

Simon Jones sijones2010 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 07:41:00 UTC 2011

>>  > I believe what you need to do is define an input for DVB-T devices,
>>>  and another for DVB-T2 devices. Do channel scans for both - so one
>>>  input picks up the SD only channels, the other picks up SD & HD
>>>  channels.
>>Wouldn't recommend keeping the SD channels on the HD tuner, I'd scan
>>and then manually insert the records, choosing only the HD, so BBC HD,
>>BBC 1 HD, ITV HD, C4 HD this way you can do multirec across all the
>>channels as they are on the same mux without needing more than the one
> But it can still do multirec whether you add the SD muxes or not. Not
> adding the SD channels on the T2 tuner means that you are restricted
> to whatever other tuner(s) you have. From the sound of it, you have
> enough other tuners that this isn't an issue, but with only one SD
> tuner, that's a lot of restriction to put on your scheduler.
> The only advantage I can see of your way is that you can guarantee
> that SD recordings will never compete for the T2 tuner and so it will
> always be available for recording the HD channels. Given how
> effective I'm finding the scheduler with just one tuner, I'm not sure
> I'd be too worried about that.

Ok, it's probably my preference then, but my recordings are channels 1
to 4, therefore by removing the SD channels and only having HD
channels on it,
with multirec, you can record multiple channels and watch live HD
channels as well....

Each to our own tho...

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