You then should be able to access your tuner card from the following link or this one for your second Ceton card, if applicable. You can then run TV Setup in Media Center without a card and watch clear QAM, or just wait until your appointment and save yourself from running the wizard twice. If you look down the page, about half way you will see a heading labeled Card Applications. Installation The InfiniTV 4 works exactly like you’d expect; you pop open the case and drop it into a free PCI-E 1x or higher slot, load a simple driver, call your cable company and ask them to bring a multi-stream CableCARD S-cards do exist but are rare at this point and connect the coax cable. Did you not close out a previous mplayer test? This dongle actually feels very solid slipping on and we didn’t notice any signal drop; in fact it was kind of nice because it was much more flexible than most coax cables.

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For most, simply bending the metal backing piece that screws into the case has allowed them to have a properly seated card after being screwed in.

The biggest challenge for this will be the additional required packages that ctntad requires in order to complete a successful build.

Configure the SchedulesDirect or whatever video source; have it pull down your “listing. This really comes down to which provider you use and what contracts they have with the content infinirv. One problem we almost had is that the CableCARD will go in backwards, luckily we didn’t bend any pins before we discovered our mistake. The helpful Ceton support crew really came though and discovered that Ininitv traffic on channel Mhz was the culprit.

It goes without saying that you should back up your system, and your MythTV database, before trying this.

InfiniTV 4 PCIe – Ceton

You should exit intinitv of mythtv-setup and run:. Next to that, there will be a link for the Host ID or Pairing Information screen the exact wording will vary depending on your cable operator’s configuration.


Some users have reported issues with the card properly seating. We don’t review many HTPC tuners around here because honestly they usually aren’t that interesting; you plug them in and they either work or they ceotn, what else is there to really say about ’em? Go to ‘one’, then the ‘tuner’ tab.

An example of the ifcfg-ctn0 file is below:.

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This might sound difficult, but it’s really pretty simple and only has to be done once. Not hard; xeton make sure you do this. You’ll want to run the following from the machine on which you would like to access the web interface. Luckily our provider, FiOS TV, doesn’t pair the CableCARD to the tuner, so we literally just pop’d it in and ran TV Setup — even if it did have to re-pair the card, we bet we’d be able to convince a tech support person to do it over the phone.

Information like signal-to-noise cdton, signal level, temperature ours ran about C and even what CCI flag is set on a particular program, are all really useful. He has written a 3 part series on his MythTV blog about the patch as well as instructions on how to apply it to source, and how to compile it for Ubuntu 11, which also works with slight modification for Ubuntu And the only good thing about having a problem is that it gave us a chance to dig around the diagnostic information — most of which can be accessed via Media Center’s foot interface or via the tuner’s web interface.

Ceton InfiniTV 4

There’s basically a wizard where you select your cable provider and then later you can select which channels you get.

Try a few other channels on the web interface as well, and repeat the experiment. This screen will show you the activation status of your card.


We mean who wouldn’t get excited about being able to record 4 HD cfton at once and from any channel you want? Whenever you’re done, you can cancel out the above SSH command and you’re back to normal. Feel free to download and use this script if you’d like.

Being basically a mini Linux distribution, the card actually comes integrated with a network driver that gets installed on your system, called ctn0.

We’re told that it’ll take three to six months for the required change review process to be completed, so there’s no way it’ll be changed in time for this card’s release. You should be able to now access the card’s internals from your web browser, typically http: This is basically your “TV Guide” that sends the channel listings to your device and what shows are on what channels at what time.

Once you have downloaded and built ctntad, you will need to create an RC script in order for it to be automatically started at system boot. If you’re running Ubuntu, this is an add-on package that cston convert your entire system to a new distro. Now we can’t say we’ve ever used the analog tuner in the ATI Digital Cable Tuner, but if you live somewhere where there’s still analog, you’ll have to pick up a dedicated analog tuner. From around the web.

PCIe supported natively in 0. Some cable companies used switched digital video. A fork of the manufacturer’s drivers are available on GitHub which has been tested to compile on kernels up to version 4.