[mythtv-users] Alternative to HDPVR

Richard Brandolino rrbrandolino at gmail.com
Tue Dec 26 16:22:41 UTC 2017


I've  been using the opr-nh100 HDMI to iptv device for 2 years now with
zero issues or problems.  The biggest issue is that it's  limited to stereo
sound.

On Dec 26, 2017 10:14 AM, "Scot Kreienkamp" <skreien at wcnet.org> wrote:

> What about a network based capture device, such as the TBS2603?  I know
> the Wiki says it will work, are there any real life experiences anyone can
> share after living with it for a while?  Good, bad, or other?
>
>
> On Tue, Dec 26, 2017 at 10:38 AM, Peter Bennett <pb.mythtv at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On 12/23/2017 10:13 PM, Scot Kreienkamp wrote:
>>
>> I'm considering buying one of the HDMI capture boxes on ebay or Amazon to
>> capture from cable STB's into MythTV.  Anyone have any experience they can
>> share on how well they work?  Any problems with them?  Are you using an
>> external channel change script and an IR blaster?  Are there any specs or
>> capabilities that I should look for?  I know they only capture in stereo,
>> but since that's all I get with the HDPVR I'm OK with that.
>>
>> I have suggested that support be added for USB3 HDMI devices. I expect
>> that at this time it will not work well as they are likely frame capture
>> devices without mpeg support. The MythTV support for those devices is very
>> old, going back to analog TV days, and may not work well with HD content.
>>
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