[mythtv-users] recording HD content
david at thegeorges.us
Tue Apr 12 12:48:18 UTC 2005
On 4/11/2005 11:34 PM, Neil wrote:
> Is it possible to record Discovery HD or other non-local broadcast HD
> from Dish Network, Direct TV, Comcast or other program providers using
> HTPC? Right now, I only have OTA HD recording via air2pc.
> Any comments will be greatly appreciated!
With Dish Network or Directv you will need to either 1) get their PVR,
or 2) modify your receiver with the 169time mod ( http://169time.com ).
For cable you can receive QAM channels as long as they are not
encrypted, which as Brad mentions could change any time the cable
company feels like it. Also, there have been some issues with QAM on
the Air2PC. Some people have had problems. Looks like, at least until
the new Air2PC comes out, the HD3000 may be a better option for QAM. I
have both cards (and an HD2000) also, but I don't use cable (for TV
anyway) so haven't tried QAM.
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