[mythtv-users] Fwd: Separate CI slot?

Mark fairlane at springcom.com
Sat Jan 13 13:04:00 UTC 2007

Dag Nygren wrote:

>> > The CI slot is effectively a PCMCIA slot, isn't it?
>>Same form factor yes, but a CI slot includes h/w and decryption routines 
>>that marries the CI card/smartcard together to form a decryption bond 
>>with the hardware. So i wouldn't expect to plug a CI card into my laptop 
>>PCMCIA slot an expect to get decryption working.
>As far as I have understood this, the decryption part is in the CAM that you 
>into the CI on the box. Then you put your card in the CAM to get access to the 
>But I am far from sure on this thing. We need a CI expert in this 
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