Views Read View source View history. Play around with different methods of booting the box with FW attached. Your name or email address: Channel changing works with ch. Channel changing works using ch. Callifo , February 23, Has anyone tried this piece of hardware?

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Link, or the generic IEEE is a personal computer and digital video serial bus interface standard offering high-speed communications and isochronous real-time data services. I don’t use firewire for recording, just channel changing. Before I get my hands dirty, does anyone know of a reason why this might be a wasted effort. I’ve tried everything to no avail. I need to power cycle the QIP if I try to tune an encrypted channel, but otherwise things are nice and stable.

Firewire Cable Box Compatibility

This is also the same as what you pass to the -n argument for plugctl and -r for test-mpeg2. If you use a script that requires arguments, enter other arguments first and end with the one that specifies the channel, as MythTV appends the channel number to whatever is entered in “External channel change command. How to apply color correction using the Gradie Even then some channels are not usable because mythfrontend may get confused when trying to playback the non-compliant transport stream.


So first get it working for the live locals, then check the rest of the channels. After trying a variety of firewire chipsets, the ones that work the best are the latest Agere chips FW v61 with no priming More Details Here As for tuning, some SD channels simply will not work, for example all the Galaxy music only channels between and up we use our low def tuners via svideo for those. Port number can change after physical resets. I don’t know if that’s true or it’s the standard.

Called cable company who said ports are disabled.

Im not interesting in ripping who eps etc motoro,a. I read that the DVR will only output to one connection at a time but without buying a TV or asking for help I wont know.

How to use a Motorola DVR/Firewire

Your mileage may vary, but if you’re having trouble, definitely try a different Firewire controller. November 12, 8.

External utilities for changing channels via Firewire are also available. Tried SAHD as suggested above and it would stream but not tune channels. The built in firewire capabilities of myth as well as certain channel changers use one of these commands power on.


Originally Posted by sanlyn. Usually, I use my capture device to record TV shows but I would like to know if there’s another way to have the truer source? I currently don’t have a DVR. October 27, Messages: How to apply color correction using the Gradie We give away MediaPortal for free but hosting and software is not for us. Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. Log in or Sign up to hide all adverts. This is a compatibility list for using Firewire with Mythtv.

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Might try getting a new box if I can ever get over my laziness about it Incidentally, I am now running it under Ubuntu 7. I can provide all the literature on the two driver sets and the firestb.

December 7, Messages: Care to support our work with a few bucks? Now only digital channels Set p2p to 1. The motoropa now is