[mythtv-users] Can a pcHDTV record standard definition?

Robert Tsai mythtv at tsaiberspace.net
Wed Dec 13 03:13:31 UTC 2006

On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 08:58:12PM -0600, Brad wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-12-12 at 18:49 -0800, Robert Tsai wrote:
> > You don't have to upgrade your cable box if you can get OTA HD
> > signals.
> But then when I recorded something off of cable my CPU would be
> doing the work instead of the card right?  I guess I could try to
> schedule cable shows to record on the PVR and shows available OTA HD
> to the pcHDTV.

The pcHDTV can record QAM, which requires a digital cable subscription.
The pcHDTV can also record OTA, which only requires OTA reception.

You get to pick one.


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