[mythtv-users] More DirecTV/MythTV clarification
notimeinco at comcast.net
Wed Jan 10 20:36:33 UTC 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Brad
> [stuff delete]
> Cable is definitely easier with the right box. Firewire from
> the STB to Myth and you're done with the hardware part.
> However, you will run into limitations with encrypted
> channels that you don't have to worry about with satellite.
> Unfortunately, there is no single good solution that works
> for everyone. My cable system sucks, so I went with satellite
> and only OTA HD. If they had a better line-up and weren't
> evil, I would switch to get HD content via a cable STB.
Thanks for the missing piece on the HDMI connection. So do you not
subscribe to satellite-HD as a matter of cost, availability, recording
If the SD-resolution-HD-content is decent (I wouldn't assume it's high-end
home theater level), that might be acceptable for me. I'd like to get away
from SD/TiVo. I know I can increase my recording resolution but another
advantage would be dropping the TiVo subscription fee.
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