[mythtv-users] setting up a AirTV Anywhere tuner with MythTV
oliver.greg at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 15:03:17 UTC 2022
On Fri, Jun 24, 2022 at 9:56 AM glen <glenb at glenb.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 2022-06-24 at 09:03 -0500, Greg Oliver wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 24, 2022 at 5:56 AM James Abernathy <jfabernathy at gmail.com>
> When I signed up for Sling TV streaming service to complement my OTA
> MythTV system I had the opportunity to get a package deal that gave me a
> AirTV Anywhere OTA tuner/DVR that would integrate with the Sling TV app so
> you could have the OTA channels alongside the streaming channels.
> The integrated OTA DVR part of this isn't working out very well. So I
> thought about maybe seeing if I could somehow hack the thing to work with
> Mythtv as a Quad Tuner only. At a minimum I could remove the 1TB SSD and
> use it elsewhere, but maybe find an API interface for it?
> Any thoughts on how to proceed?
> I would assume if you programmed a channel changing script to talk to it
> (it appears to run android), you could use the MythTV streaming recorder to
> record them as tuners. I do not have one to play with, but it seems there
> is a lot of info out there to use them without Sling. There must be an API
> that Sling uses to talk to them and figuring it out with packet captures
> should be fairly simple I would guess (guess the main word here!).
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> i don't believe it would be simple to use sling's api and have myth to
> record a stream in the absence of getting something to override the hdcp
> and just record from the android box. i believe that these services use
> some form of a token that must be changed all the time to pass the stream
> and also a degree of redirection. i don't think a myth tuner as it stands
> could record from sling in the absence of a hdmi recording device and
> something to strip hdcp which is not authorized typically
There should be no HDCP on OTA, and afaict, theat device is not even hdmi,
but rather just communicates over the network. I may be completely wrong
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