[mythtv-users] HDMI capture device

Jake Palmer jakep_82 at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 11 04:08:09 UTC 2007

>From: Mitchell Gore <mitchell2345 at msn.com>
> > Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2007 19:15:49 -0800
> > From: trgreer at gmail.com
> > To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> > Subject: [mythtv-users] HDMI capture device
> >
> > Here is a device that takes HDMI in and provides HD video streams:
> > http://www.blackmagic-design.com/products/intensity/
> > Fits in a PCI Express slot.
> > Cost: $249
> > Downsides:
> > 1. Output is uncompressed, so there is heavy duty work to compress.
> > 2. Supports MS-Windows and Mac OS-X only.
> > 3. Does not support HDCP (but then neither does XBox or iTV).
> > Still, this is the first device of this type that I have seen.
> > Your thoughts?
> > Tom
>That would be awsome to see some linux drivers created.  Most HDTV thru STB 
>are dont use HDCP!  Maybe I will hold off on my HD Home run purchase to see 
>what pans out here.

What makes you think HDMI isn't HDCP?  Firewire is almost always encrypted 
for everything but broadcast channels (I've verified using the firewire 
input on my TV).  I can't imagine HDMI isn't.  You'll get no more channels 
with this than with the HDHR.

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