[mythtv-users] Re; HDHR won't record two shows simultaneously

Jon Boehm jon.s.boehm at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 01:49:17 UTC 2021

I may have experienced this problem too.  If 2 recordings start at the same
time and one of the OTA locks is iffy it ~can~ take out both recordings.
My first gen never has this problem but my HDTC-2US does.  I blamed SD as
that model has had problems from the beginning.

On Sun, Aug 22, 2021 at 6:13 PM DryHeat122 <dryheat122 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 22, 2021, 5:56 PM glen <glenb at glenb.net> wrote:
>> On Sun, 2021-08-22 at 17:39 -0700, DryHeat122 wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 22, 2021, 6:00 AM Barry Martin <barry3martin at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> DryHeat 122:
>> > I have a HDHR Duo Connect as a capture device. I have been having
>> trouble
>> > getting this to record two OTA shows.  It records one at a time just
>> fine,
>> > but when asked to record another simultaneously, it fails.
>> I didn't see any replies as of yet so will suggest a few things.
>> For my capture device's configuration I need to go to a second page to
>> tell the device to record more than one channel on the transport.
>> Default is one and IIRC can go up to nine (I've only done two).  It is
>> also on the same channel, so can record Channel 6_1 and 6_3 (same
>> transport) but not 6_1 and 8_1 (two different transports).
>> Thanks for the reply. Is this the capture cards menu you're talking
>> about? I don't see any such option there.
>> i think what he's talking about is in input connections, interactions
>> between inputs, and then 'max recordings' entry. i believe that allows you
>> multiple streams from the same transport using a single tuner with hdhr.
> The failure just happened while I was watching another recording. I tried
> to launch the channel from program guide, and it couldn't get a lock. So I
> think maybe  MythTV is working as it should and it's a HDHR or antenna
> positioning problem.  I will double check the max recordings.
> Just to be surr, I have two instances of the capture card, and two input
> connections, one named HDHR1 and the other HDHR2, both pointing at the same
> video source.  This is correct, yes?
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