A few tuner questions (and a dual tuner one)

Discussion in 'Windows Media Center' started by Sean, Feb 26, 2006.

  1. Sean

    Sean Guest

    I have a few basic questions that I've been trying to research but cannot
    find the answers to. I was hoping you guys could help me out.

    1.) For dual tuner support, I need two set top boxes? As in, I need to have
    two cable boxes? If so, why would anyone need two boxes in the same room
    besides for dual tuner support?

    2.) If I have a tuner connected to my cable box and someone wants to watch
    TV using that same cable box, if they change the channel on the TV, will it
    also change the channels on my computer?

    3.) What format is TV recorded in? Are there any converters so I can convert
    that to .avi so I can edit some footage with Adobe Premiere Pro?

    I'm sure I have more questions, but that's all I can think of right now. All
    help is appreciated. Thank you.
    Sean, Feb 26, 2006
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  2. Sean

    Gary Tsang Guest

    Answered inline

    Gary Tsang
    Microsoft MVP - Windows XP Shell/User

    Yes, you would need two set top boxes. If you had two tv's in the same
    room, and you wanted both to have access to all the channels you subscribed
    to, you'd similarly need two set top boxes (one for each tv).
    dvr-ms format. There are programs that can convert the dvr-ms files to
    other formats.
    Gary Tsang, Feb 26, 2006
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