[mythtv-users] Silicon Dust HDHR5-4K
John P Poet
jppoet at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 15:13:33 UTC 2020
On Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 8:45 AM Neil Salstrom <salstrom at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 26, 2020 at 11:18 AM John P Poet <jppoet at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Have you looked at Gary's ExternalRecorder for the HDHR?
> > https://github.com/garybuhrmaster/mythhdhrrecorder
> > That should allow the tuning to work. The audio is still going to be a
> problem, though.
> > John
> I will look into the ExternalRecorder but I'm not sure this will fix
> one of the issues seen. In the PDX area (and others from what I
> understand) both the ATSC 3.0 and ATSC 1.0 get mapped to the same
> virtual number. For example, ATSC 1.0 RF 8 (subchannel 3) gets mapped
> to virtual 8.1 KGW. At the same time, ATSC 3.0 RF 30 (subchannel 3)
> gets mapped to virtual 8.1 KGW as well.
> In MythTV we'll need to be able to tell it to use Tuner 0 or 1 (the
> ATSC 3.0 tuners) to record a show on virtual 8.1 but use the RF 30 if
> we want ATSC 3.0. There will be some challenges to figure out the
> logic of tuner selection based on the mix of 1.0 and 3.0 tuners with
> the same virtual channel numbers.
> At this point, I think there is plenty of time to figure it out as the
> recordings are useless without being able to decode the audio!
Do you have a preamp or receiver capable of decoding Dolby Atmos? If so,
that should decode the AC-4 as well, from what I have read.
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