[mythtv-users] OT: DVB/HDTV/Analog tuner cards

Leo Przybylski void at leosandbox.org
Fri Jul 15 11:09:36 EDT 2005

CC is teletext for hearing impaired. Not that I'm hearing impaired, it's 
just my preference. Even when watching DVDs, I like to have the 
subtitles on. In myth, the command to turn on CC is 'c' appropriately 


ffrr at tpg.com.au wrote:

>>>Also, are the pcHDTV or DVB cards only for HD/Digital television or could
>>>I use it on my analog cable tv signal as well? I plan to go to HDTV pretty
>>>soon and maybe even upgrade to digital cable for the HD cable stations. I
>>>just don?t plan to do it right now. I?m just interested in the best
>>>quality picture I can get with mpeg2 encoding and closed captioning from
>>>my analog cable signal. Is it possible to do that with DVB or pcHDTV
>Just wanted to comment/clarify something here.  DVB cards (in my case DVB-T) do
>not just do HD TV,  They also do standard definition, SD.  In fact, in
>Australia, it's mostly all SD, as HD is just getting going.  The 720x576 mpeg
>that I get from SD is very good IMHO.    
>You mention using DVB for your analog cable signal, but DVB is for Digital
>Video.  My DVB card will not receive analog signals.
>As for closed captioning - if you can explain what it is and how to test it, I
>could try it out for you
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