[mythtv-users] Recording HD content from a Comcast/Dish/DTV box

Ian Forde ian at duckland.org
Mon Dec 26 20:49:27 EST 2005

On Mon, 2005-12-26 at 18:11 -0600, Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> There are two ways to capture HDTV. 
> 1)  OTA with an HDTV tuner card
> 2)  via Firewire from a cable box like the Motorola DCT-6200 (IIRC).  
> This is limited only to the channels that the cable provider provides 
> unencrypted on the firewire port

Make that 3...

3) Cable QAM with an HDTV tuner card to get the digital channels that
that the cable provider provides... effectively a subset of option 1,
but suitable for those in places where HD antennae can't be put up


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