[TriLUG] A Myth TV question, I think
OlsonE at aosa.army.mil
OlsonE at aosa.army.mil
Fri Nov 7 08:46:09 EST 2008
On that note, is anyone using MythTV to record HD content? How many
streams are you able to record simultaneously? How much disk space do
you have for the system?
As of late, I've been having tons of issues with my TW cable box.
From: trilug-bounces at trilug.org [mailto:trilug-bounces at trilug.org] On
Behalf Of Greg Brown
Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2008 6:49 PM
To: Triangle Linux Users Group General Discussion
Subject: Re: [TriLUG] A Myth TV question, I think
They'd all be non-HD. I think this is the solution I'm looking for.
to build.. and spend!!
On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 6:35 PM, Neil L. Little
<nllittle at embarqmail.com>wrote:
> You could also transcode them to a codec that produces smaller files
> Neil, WA4AZL
> JARS Forever!!
> Brian Phelps wrote:
> > HD or non HD? See
> > Read the fine print, H.264 720p is huge and tough to play back, even
> > for a decent machine. Try downloading the test clip.
> > Non HD, there are cable capture-cards by hauppage. I set one up
> > It was pretty easy. I only used it for a week or so. The places
> > get the tables from for programming can be a pain, maybe someone
> > could elaborate who has more experience with this.
> > No cable card, you gotta set up your MythTV to change the channel on
> > the remote cable box via IR right? I've never done that. Sounds
> > a pain, but I don't know.
> > The captured files are just movie files. You could always copy them
> > over using rsync etc.
> > On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 12:10 PM, Greg Brown <gwbrown1 at gmail.com>
> >> Peeps:
> >> I have cable at home and I'd like very much to record a lot of
> >> take those shows with me while on vacation, even for my
> >> frequent weekend getaways. What's the best way to do this? Have
> >> TV servers, one at each location and record to a big old honkin' 2
> >> pack? I'd prefer not to take an entire computer with me if at all
> >> How easy is this to set up and get running? I suspect the home
> >> connect to the cable system that we have with Time Warner. At the
> >> we're soon not going to have a cable provider. I should be able to
> >> via RCA or HDMI, right?
> >> Greg
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