[sf-lug] SageTV vs MythTV or whatever works best...
nathan at foo-o-rama.com
Tue Dec 18 13:20:19 PST 2007
The vendor they were using did stop offering the free service, however, they
have a new vendor, SchedulesDirect, which is not free but certainly much
cheaper than Tivo (they run $20/year).
On 12/18/07, Mark K. Zanfardino <mark at zanfardinoconsulting.com> wrote:
> General question re: MythTV - I thought I'd read somewhere that the TV
> listing database was no longer available free. Is that the case? If
> so, what is the cost for this data and where does one go about getting it?
> I've been a long-time TiVo subscriber - I pay $13.00 per month for a
> single TiVo - and have considered setting up a MythTV box down the
> line. As the broadcasters move to all-digital and as I consider buying
> an HDTV I've given some thought to building my own PTV with an HD tuner
> card. But the TC listing data is of course one of the crucial
> components. Any input on this?
> Tom Haddon wrote:
> > On Tue, 2007-12-18 at 12:15 -0800, vincent polite wrote:
> >> Any opinions? Thanks
> > I'd be interested in feedback on this. I've just set up MythTV
> > (mythbuntu actually) and am very happy with it... mostly. The one thing
> > I'd like to do is get my universal remote (cheap, crappy Radioshack UR)
> > working with it. I'm sure it's possible, just haven't had the time to
> > get it working. And I'm not actually using it for the TV functions,
> > just for videos/music.
> > Thanks, Tom
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