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

Alex Malinovich demonbane at the-love-shack.net
Tue Dec 27 03:07:26 EST 2005

On Tue, 2005-12-27 at 00:19 -0500, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> Alex Malinovich wrote:
> >And what about encoding the video? If I get a hardware encoder can it
> >encode HD content the same way as regular content, or am I going to be
> >looking at doing software encoding for HD?
> >  
> >
> It's already encoded.  The card hands an MPEG-2 stream (encoded by the 
> broadcaster) to Myth for storage on disk.

Whoops... I feel silly... I guess that being a digital stream would mean
that HDTV is already... erm... well... digital... :)

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