[mythtv-users] capture card for DirecTV

Jeremy Tietsort jr at tietsort.org
Sat Dec 9 22:08:00 UTC 2006

I actually don't know yet.  I don't have any HD tuners or TV sets at
this point, so it's all just future proofing.     I'm assuming that
it's possible to get HD off of DirecTV and onto Myth, but I don't know
for sure.

On 12/9/06, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Dec 9, 2006, at 7:50 AM, Jeremy Tietsort wrote:
> > Yes, my intent was to go with seperate BE and FE systems with all
> > capturing happening on the BE.  What part about HD is so CPU
> > intensive; the capturing or the display?  If I went with a less beefy
> > system on the BE, would I still be okay with capturing HD content?
> > I'll be using DirecTV.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> >> Your backend doesn't need much CPU power to capture streams.
> Displaying HD content is the CPU-intensive task. How do you plan on
> getting HD content into your myth box from DirecTV?
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