[TriLUG] MythTV box recommendations?
fischer at 4pi.com
Mon Feb 8 13:18:59 EST 2010
A few years ago Scott Davilla gave a talk about MythTV at a TriLUG
meeting. I forwarded your e-mail to him. He has satellite, not
cable and suggested going to the mythtv-users mailing list. I think
the following may be able to help:
At 11:57 AM 2/8/2010, you wrote:
>after our flaky Time Warner DVR ate the Superbowl*, i now have spousal
>approval to try and build a mythTV or other similar DVR.
>i'm looking for hardware recommendations and caveats with working with
>TWC for this. what do i need to get from them - a cablecard? what
>about recording more than one show at a time, do i need two cards?
>will i even be able to get TWC to give me these things without selling
>my soul to them?
>and, typically being a Mac guy, i'm not terribly familiar with what
>i'll need for the box itself. any recommendations or kits for starting
>point would be immensely helpful.
>*we were playing it delayed, but the DVR barfed, and we lost the
>second and third quarters.
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