Mythbackend will not get a lock and capture without modifying firewiresignalmonitor. Capture of these channels die with the PAT too large error. If you don’t know how, the steps to check if I channel is marked copy freely are as follows: 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. Consider moving the cable box to another location for example out in the open instead of inside a cabinet. This is a remote IR receiver and is used when you mount a cablebox inside a cabinet, closet or perhaps even behind a wall in another room and wish to control it with the IR remote.

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Recording firewiree LiveTV viewing. There are two basic options for mounting a cablebox behind a TV 1 — Mount the cablebox behind the TV near the outside left or right side edge of the TV with the display and IR receiver window facing the outside edges of the TV. Screwed with this for days to no avail.

Suit Up Member Aug 8: I plugged the laptop into the display using the cable and Nothing! If you pick Scientific Atlanta then it dose not seem to work for changing Channels. Firewire on STB seems to not want to “come on” right away.


If they are not, you will get no signal over the firewire. I get a partial lock on a select few of my premium chans with boxes in broadcast mode at mbps i have 3x tuners in total using firewre dct in a daisy chain with the dcx at the end of the chain. When you mount the cable box pointing on the left or right side of the Dcx-320 — it is important when you are using the remote that you point it to the side of the TV that the cable box is mounted on and not at the center of the TV.

Firewire Cable Box Compatibility

All digital cableboxes have HDCP and ACP built into them to prevent users from digitally recording the audio or video output and thus dcx-300 unauthorized copies. I can tune to any channel that is active on the box. I originally tried broadcast, but kept getting errors. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

March 15, at 1: Channel change with “mythchanger -f 7 -c” MythTV internal changer did not work.

If the cable box begins to overheat the picture begins to pixelate and break up. If you use firewire and it works or doesn’t please fill in the table below. It seems that they introduced a firmware update I don’t remember the version number that broke it for me. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Can I fcx-3200 in a USB wireless adaptor?


I get the basic cable channels, the Digital Classic, Digital preferred. Why do they do this?

In order to reduce heat and keep the chassis as small as possible the power supply is external. I have seen stability differences between external FW card and internal FW. March frewire, at 9: Even then, they would crop off part of the picture.

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I updated the ch. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! The cable box does not have to be fully exposed, however the less obstructed it is the more sensitive and better the range of the IR.

Music choice channels and Encore do not work, Dcx-3020 don’t subscribe to anything premium. Rental car lied [ Automotive ] by Jan Janowski. I don’t have any premium channels, but all others tested work. Thanks for the replies. Many people make the mistake thinking Component Video and RBG are the same thing because the connectors look the same.

Doesn’t look like I’ll be doing this since 1.