Having said that firewire HD is quite mature over at sage and they have an optimized way of recording that doesn’t use VLC but graphedit, which I believe uses less overhead and is, at any rate simpler to use. Boardroom AV Control Panel. The PVR is a popular and inexpensive choice. I still am trying to determine why my HD mpg’s are not playing smoothly. STB’s output some channels over firewire that are otherwise encrypted, so there’s still an advantage to firewire recording. Please post them so we don’t have to rewrite: I’ll let you know if it works, it seems to manually.
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I have been trying to get this to work myself for the last couple of days and have narrowed it down to what is being described in this thread from several months back. If you can figure it out let me know.
First off, thanks for the responses UBU. I’m a long-time programmer but a complete newb to C and.
I found dctrecorde earlier and had the same problem. External Recorder can’t issue the “vlc: Looks like I’ll have to dig-up my firewire cable! For those, it is of course possible to record over S-video but then you have to set up two ‘sources’ inside sage.
Send Motorola DVR shows to a PC via Firewire
See further down for instructions on how to downcovert HD captures to a great looking anamorphic widescreen DVD-compatible mpeg uses full screen on a I had problems using the other firewire port and many others reported problems trying to use that one.
I then went into Device Mgr again and updated the driver, choosing “Don’t Search. Using the graphedit player does seem sightly faster than VLC but you see a motorloa menus popup as an artifact of autoit so you may prefer VLC, carpeV As to WTG’s post I’d be willing to play a bit with the external recorder code as well – but it would be helpful to have a C on.
The DCT64xx has 2 6-pin firewire ports.
Roy Might want to sniff around the AVS forum looking for info. If I select the skins a video screen pops up but it’s blank. Click “Next” and then select the option to “Include this location in the search”.
I also added the channel. That’s what I gathered. When people make a HD PVR buy, many questions naturally arise given the varying models, specifications and features.
I was able to open a dosbox and type channel 2 10 to change to channel An AV control system is comprised of the control panel and a processing unit.
paneo If I restart, refresh select the Motorola I then don’t see any video. Does anyone have any experience? It took some tweaking and experimenting but I finally got them working. AC3 Filter and ffdshow are two free options. To check for 5C protection on channels that you are interested in capturing paanel or have recorded fromdo the following: If this looks like it would work for you, let me know and I’ll post the custom dll here.
The assorted delays make it so it doesn’t work if you change channels via the channel up button, but exiting to the guide and reselecting channels that way works fine.
Picked up a fanless ATIRadeon panep a gig drive. It sounds like you’re almost there. My box is a Motorola ?? Having said that firewire HD is quite mature over at sage and they have an optimized way of recording that doesn’t use VLC but graphedit, which I believe uses less overhead and is, at any rate simpler to use.
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mootrola So what does the VLC message log say? For timeshift mode playback, I wouldn’t think you’d need to know the duration since GB-PVR is taking care of stopping your recorder when you stop watching the channel. It just says it cannot find a Firewire capture device. You don’t need that for the close for that you can run vlc directly with the vlc: