Digital channels still show up, but only when the firewire hasn’t randomly shuffled nodes on me. Works with 4 cable boxes. Anyone know how to get Sage to always display like this for specific channels? Call Hitachi Canada between 9: Just letting you know, I tried firewire a few weeks ago with Shaw in Vancouver and was only able to record a few hd channels I subscribe to all and no digital channels. Added model ID 0xf to ch. 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.

Uploader: Zolonos
Date Added: 12 April 2007
File Size: 54.78 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 87815
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

There was a program which could crack the encryption, but it was a distributed program and they change keys every minute or 2 so you needed a full set of keys to get the video. LiveTV seems to have some instability but regular recordings work a treat.

Shaw DCT Firewire – SageTV Community

Here in Ontario I only get a handful of HD channels via firewire. Calgary appears to apply 5C encryption based on the program, not necessarily the channel. Last edited by cclayton; at Works in Firewife Mode at megabits. Then, without warning, it became sporadic. Recording and LiveTV viewing.


DCT and Firewire : What’s the story? – Canadian TV, Computing and Home Theatre Forums

I switched after it stopped working. Find all posts by xterrastrial. Called cable company who said ports are disabled. DCT and Firewire: It’s almost impossible now to have a stable DVR with it, but I can still record digital channels from time to time. Worked out-of-the-box with “generic” firewire STB setup. To clear this message, click the red X in 66200 upper left corner.

Motorola DCT6200 (HD Receiver)

Click here to register as an affiliate. I tried several firewire cards and even blew my system away and tried Myth TV with the same result. girewire

Find all posts by baudfather. How would it know if a tuner is present? I am in the same area as well.

This is a compatibility list for using Firewire with Mythtv. Recorded Scrubs and Nova firewjre night Scrubs was fine – haven’t checked Nova. If you are using the TI chip set then I am going to assume the issue is not the firewire chipset for now. Find all posts by johnyc. Works perfectly, and even seems to be stable with live TV. I can tune to any channel that is active on the box.


The box accepts all Firewire commands, but does nothing with most of them, so you need an IR blaster for power and channel changing. Sat Mar 25, 2: OBS Studio screen recording and streaming guid Provide additional details on the steps you took to connect the to the Hitachi Plasma unit via firewire.

Then it will work again until I change channels at some point. So what’s the deal here?

Controlling Motorola DCT via firewire revisted. Users browsing this forum: What model Plasma unit do you have?

When I am in the room to see it happen, it occurs with the second of 2 back-to-back recordings on that tuner west wing followed by desperate housewives, in this case.

Originally Posted by viperdiablo.