[mythtv-users] DVICO FusionHDTV III QAM card

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Wed Aug 18 15:14:10 EDT 2004

On Wed, Aug 18, 2004 at 11:23:04AM -0600, Brandon Beattie wrote:
> To note, the HD-3000 card from pcHDTV coming out in a few weeks _Will_
> have QAM support, but QAM is only good if the stream provider is not
> encrypting their channels, which many do.  

To follow up on that, it *sounds* like you're suggesting that the 3000
could be hooked up to digital cable, and might be able to be convinced
to decode such (sub-)channels as are not encrypted.  Is that what you

If a (sub-)channel's data stream *was* encrypted, how would you tell?
Cause it wasn't a valid MPEG stream?  Am I the only one on the list who
gives a crap about digital cable?  ;-)

-- jra
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