[mythtv-users] tivo series 3 released
mporter at kernel.crashing.org
Tue Sep 12 12:04:11 EDT 2006
On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 11:44:07AM -0400, Dean Collins wrote:
> MythTV is still a better option but here is the review
better in terms of flexibility, but not at getting at QAM encrypted
channels and 5C encrypted channels over firewire. If you do some
research, it looks pretty dismal for the future of FOSS HDTV capture.
Except for OTA, in-the-clear QAM channels, and what's left of non-5C
encrypted channels on cable/firewire outputs. Eventually, due to
content provider demands there won't be anything left non-5C
encrypted except for the locals (which is already the case in many
There's always the R5000HD solution for the high-end user though.
However, it generally relegates you to satellite which has pretty
poor HDTV quality (over-compression) compared to most cable MSOs.
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