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Re: mythtv simultaneous?
« Reply #30 on: November 20, 2009, 09:47:08 am »
Hi guyz,

I have a PVR 500 using 1 channel source (my cable box is controled by usbuirt). My PVR 500 have more 1 input avaiable and my doubt is, can I connect another cable box to my pvr500 to have 2 different channels sources avaiable? And making this, I will be able to wach 2 different channels one in my core/hybrid and another on MD?
And making this, I will have two cable boxes but with the same IR groups. How to send separete IR Codes if they use the same group of codes?

Im using one usbuirt and one IR emmiter 286 xantech.

I bought one connector block Xantech ZC21 + 1 IR emmiter 286 to try get this working.. but I donĀ“t think this will work because Im unable to set cable box 1 send ir codes to zone 1 and cable box 2 send codes to zone 2..... anybody can help me? I just need watch 2 different channels in two different places...

Sorry about my english.

djonny

Just connect each cable box to a PVR500 input and set each up as normal...each box will be controlled independantly. The only thing you need to watch out for if the two cable boxes are located near one another is that IR will 'leak' from the emitter on one Cable Box and accidentally control the other box! Separate the boxes or place some black electrical tape over the emiiter so that no IR 'leaks' out.

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Re: mythtv simultaneous?
« Reply #31 on: November 24, 2009, 05:32:21 pm »
Thank you for your answer Andrew,

To do this I will need two usb uirt? and in each uirt I connect one double emmiter? Or I will be able to use my ZC21 connected to my usbuirt and the 2 double emmiters in each zone of ZC21?

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Re: mythtv simultaneous?
« Reply #32 on: November 24, 2009, 07:26:55 pm »
Thank you for your answer Andrew,

To do this I will need two usb uirt? and in each uirt I connect one double emmiter? Or I will be able to use my ZC21 connected to my usbuirt and the 2 double emmiters in each zone of ZC21?

tks,
djonny

Well you will need two separate USB-UIRT's - one for each Tuner (you dont need a double emitter). I cant see why you'd need a ZC21 in this situation.

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Re: mythtv simultaneous?
« Reply #33 on: November 24, 2009, 07:51:33 pm »
I will buy another usbuirt.

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Re: mythtv simultaneous?
« Reply #34 on: December 07, 2009, 02:06:09 pm »
Thank you for your answer Andrew,

To do this I will need two usb uirt? and in each uirt I connect one double emmiter? Or I will be able to use my ZC21 connected to my usbuirt and the 2 double emmiters in each zone of ZC21?

tks,
djonny

Well you will need two separate USB-UIRT's - one for each Tuner (you dont need a double emitter). I cant see why you'd need a ZC21 in this situation.

Andrew

Hi Andrew,

When you talk "two separate USB-UIRTs", this means one usb uirt in my core/hybrid and one usb uirt on the media director? or two usbuirt in my core? using my two tunners of pvr500?

sorry but sometimes I lose some details with my poor english. :P

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Re: mythtv simultaneous?
« Reply #35 on: December 07, 2009, 03:21:39 pm »
Thank you for your answer Andrew,

To do this I will need two usb uirt? and in each uirt I connect one double emmiter? Or I will be able to use my ZC21 connected to my usbuirt and the 2 double emmiters in each zone of ZC21?

tks,
djonny

I meant one USB-UIRT to control each external STB...one would be connected to your Core and the other to another MD. Alternatively you could use a single GC100 to provide two IR blaster outputs - see here; http://www.globalcache.com/products/gc-models.html

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Andrew

Well you will need two separate USB-UIRT's - one for each Tuner (you dont need a double emitter). I cant see why you'd need a ZC21 in this situation.

Andrew

Hi Andrew,

When you talk "two separate USB-UIRTs", this means one usb uirt in my core/hybrid and one usb uirt on the media director? or two usbuirt in my core? using my two tunners of pvr500?

sorry but sometimes I lose some details with my poor english. :P

thanks again.
djonny
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