[mythtv-users] HD-PVR or something else?
skreien at wcnet.org
Fri Sep 14 15:11:27 UTC 2012
> How is the current state of HD-PVR support? As I understand these
> devices have been somewhat tricky to get working reliably, and some
> people even went so far as to connect them to a remote-control power
> module so they could automatically reboot them once a day. Is that
> still the case? Are there any other options for analog HD capture
> that are more stable?
I've got an HD-PVR running with no problems. I had to downgrade the
firmware to 1.5.7 to get it to record without locking up, but it's got 3
weeks of uptime and 300+ shows recorded now with zero problems. The
firmware is a known problem. I also use firewire to change channels on the
STB. I don't use the blaster. I've read that firewire works much more
reliably than the blaster for changing channels.
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