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Topic # 30641 16-Feb-2009 14:31
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Hi team,

I have been relatively successful in getting TechniSat PCI/Media Portal to run off my Sky dish and pull down the FreeView programmes.

I have also installed a WinTV PVR 150 card and can record from the Sky box for the channel currently on.

I'm interested to know what I have to look out for if I use a Satellite PCTV program; which purports to provide Super14 Rugby live.

How does this work?  Is it streamed across the internet; therefore chewing bandwidth and usage?  

If so how much usage will I expect to get through in an hour?

Can I record through a scheduler like MP?

This may be the way to wean us off Sky for good.  

Having said this, I find that PRIME TV has a reasonable movie selection which I can't get to with MP, or at least I haven't worked out how to do it other than an analogue connection to the STB. Any suggestions?

MP 1.0 RC3 / TechniSat PCI / WinTVI PVR 150 / WinXP P4 3.2Ghz 1GB RAM 500GB ATI 9800GT/ 




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  Reply # 196049 16-Feb-2009 14:38
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There are no free to air Super 14 broadcasts that you can view via satellite.

Prime TV is also only available via analogue UHF or via analogue connection to a Sky STB.


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