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What PVR are you using, or would you like to use?

I use VDR
4 (28.6%)
I would like to use VDR, but can't get it to work
0 (0%)
I use MythTV
7 (50%)
I would like to use MythTV, but can't get it to work
2 (14.3%)
I would like to use a PVR, but there is no support for my broadcasting system
1 (7.1%)

Total Members Voted: 14

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What PVR
« on: February 15, 2014, 07:36:58 pm »
Just doing a quick poll to figure out what PVR, if any, people are using.

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Re: What PVR
« Reply #1 on: February 15, 2014, 08:50:02 pm »
I use mythtv but it is far from stable.

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Re: What PVR
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2014, 09:18:00 pm »
I used Myth outside of LMCE and it worked very well for me. I'm now working on using Myth inside 12.04 and I'm running into a few glitches.
« Last Edit: February 23, 2014, 08:28:49 pm by B34N »

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Re: What PVR
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2014, 09:37:09 pm »
VDR with viasat and canal digital (sweden)

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Re: What PVR
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2014, 05:10:31 pm »
I want to use mythtv but don't consider it usable within lmce.  I long for schedulesdirect and myth scheduling... it's SO much better than my satellite providers interface and capabilities!

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Re: What PVR
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2014, 06:27:46 pm »
I use MythTV 0.25 on my Debian host, and 5 MiniMyth diskless systems booted on my "external" network.  I'm using Schedules direct for the listing data, and have a mixture of Analog cable and Rogers Digital STB (PVR-150's on slave backend, PVR-1600 on host) as well as Digital OTA (HDHR-3-US on it's own network segment and NIC).

That's production for now, as I work on migrating to LMCE at some point in the (hopefully) near future.

I want to use mythtv but don't consider it usable within lmce.  I long for schedulesdirect and myth scheduling... it's SO much better than my satellite providers interface and capabilities!

Phenigma,  I'm curious as to why you don't consider MythTV usable within LMCE.  Cutting over to it was going to be one of the activities I was going to work on in the next couple of months, so I'm interested in knowing what I'm in store for...  ;)

Thanks!

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Re: What PVR
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2014, 02:11:53 am »
I use MythTV 0.25 on my Debian host, and 5 MiniMyth diskless systems booted on my "external" network.  I'm using Schedules direct for the listing data, and have a mixture of Analog cable and Rogers Digital STB (PVR-150's on slave backend, PVR-1600 on host) as well as Digital OTA (HDHR-3-US on it's own network segment and NIC).

I used to have my satellite fed directly into MythTV.  Great quality.  I don't do analog capture cards, terrible quality.  I have had no real experience with HD capture, and most of what I have read is a headache in LMCE.  I've not tried.  I would be interested in your experience with HD capture and the Digital OTA (I have an HDHR but do not currently use it).  I do not wish to hi-jack the poll thread, so we can certainly start a new thread.

Phenigma,  I'm curious as to why you don't consider MythTV usable within LMCE.  Cutting over to it was going to be one of the activities I was going to work on in the next couple of months, so I'm interested in knowing what I'm in store for...  ;)

Many reasons.  No scheduling interface.  Poor sorting/choosing for recorded TV.  I got way too used to the MythTV interface (back in 0.19-0.22), and REALLY liked it.  I would prefer to use MythTV as if it was an external box and not the, what I consider to be poorly, integrated device it is now.  I don't complain, and won't, as I have put no effort into it.  When I do, I will.  Let's take this to a new thread if you want to continue.

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Re: What PVR
« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2014, 11:49:08 pm »
I use mythTV on 1004 using a local cable computer "LibertyCable" connected via rca cables to a HDPVR.  Everything works great, I use the IR Blaster on the HDPVR to change the channels and schedules direct for the guide.  I have very few complaints about myth (most concerning the UI).  I had to configure everything manually, but once it was working Ive had no problems (been about 3 months).

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Re: What PVR
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2014, 10:44:42 pm »
We really need engineering help to try and get the MythTV integration back up to spec.

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