1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

What is the best method to connect a HTPC to a 722?

Discussion in 'ViP612/622/722/722K DVR Support Forum' started by stuckinthemud, Oct 30, 2007.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. stuckinthemud

    stuckinthemud New Member

    7
    0
    Oct 30, 2007
    I have an HTPC with a dual TV tuner card that has HD and SD tuners. Coax input only on both tuners. The PC has all the other standard inputs as well.

    Now that I have the 722 hooked up I am recording shows directly to the 722. But I would also like to use the HTPC to record some shows. I would prefer to be able to record in High Def when available.

    Is there a method to connect the 722 directly to a PC running Vista Ultimate? USB? I have DVI on the Video card, but that is probably only output. Network (RJ45)? Any other options?

    Nate
     
  2. HobbyTalk

    HobbyTalk Hall Of Fame

    1,687
    0
    Jul 14, 2007
    Your only option is the TV2 coax output on the 722 that is only SD.
     
  3. Jim5506

    Jim5506 Hall Of Fame

    3,687
    37
    Jun 7, 2004
    R5000 mod.
     
  4. ssmith10pn

    ssmith10pn Icon

    687
    0
    Jul 6, 2005
    Output 2 is controlled by RF only.

    You would be better off getting a single box and a USB IR blaster to control the box.

    When they figure out how to record on a PC with Component or HDMI we will all be standing in line for that card. ;)
     
  5. phrelin

    phrelin Hall Of Fame DBSTalk Club

    15,104
    330
    Jan 18, 2007
    Northern...
    The Matrox RT.X2 PICe card (component input) will do that, but its a $1,500 card which works super in a $3,000+ computer. It'll be a while before I stand in line for that one.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page