[mythtv-users] UK Freview HD isers - what specs are your frontends
dave at cpfc.org
Thu Mar 29 13:00:27 UTC 2007
> On 28 Mar 2007, at 15:30, David Campbell wrote:
>> I'll be getting Sky HD later in the year (house move) but I'd like to
>> play a bit until then
> If you're able to bolt the dish to the wall & align it yourself then
> you could get hi-def BBC with a DVB-S card. I can appreciate that if
> you need a Sky installer it would be a wasted expense if you plan to
> move house in the near future. I was planning on getting an installer
> in, but have just been given a Sky dish via my local freecycle, so
> figure I might as well have a go at DIY.
> A DVB-S card will allow you to record hi-def BBC and all the other
> free-to-air channels on satellite. You _may_ be able to record Sky
> using an appropriate 3rd-part CAM card, but even if you prefer to use
> the Sky box a 4-way LNB will allow you to use the disk for that & for
> MythTV at the same time.
This is very interesting but I am a little lost.
Can you explain the differences between the DVB-T and DVB-S and how
DVB-S would allow a system incapable of decoding H264 to be able to do it?
I already have a Sky dish - just no Sky HD box.
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