[mythtv-users] Avermedia A180
beww at beww.org
Fri Feb 16 23:06:20 UTC 2007
On Feb 16, 2007, at 3:57 PM, <michaelachandler at cox.net> wrote:
> ---- Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:
>> michaelachandler at cox.net wrote:
>>> ---- michaelachandler at cox.net wrote:
>>>> After lots of looking here, I'm thinking of getting an Avermedia
>>>> A180 to work with Mythtv, using my Cox cable, for hi-def TV
>>>> Maybe I missed something, but I found some on ebay with this
>>>> "Note: Product for free-to-air HDTV broadcasts only, product
>>>> DOES NOT receive satellite or cable HDTV transmissions."
>>>> What's this? I couldn't use it with cable, but it appears lots
>>>> of you are?
>> I love my Avermedia A180s. I have 2 installed in my slave backend.
>> Work great for QAM cable HDTV. The setup was easy and the drivers
>> out of the box in FC4.
> Thanks Kevin, but I wonder how does that disclaimer fit? "Note:
> Product for free-to-air HDTV broadcasts only, product DOES NOT
> receive satellite or cable HDTV transmissions."
Basically it means it can't decrypt protected content, it can only
tune ATSC/QAM signals that are transmitted "in the clear".
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