[mythtv-users] Was: 5C - DOH! Now: Set Top Box Passthrough/Converter Solution Device

Asher freedenizen at gmail.com
Sun May 13 19:00:31 UTC 2007

On 5/12/07, Kevin Hulse <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
> On Fri, May 11, 2007 at 10:00:42AM -0700, Asher wrote:
> > The see the need as a device that will take component and analog or
> > digital audio and output an MPEG2 compliant stream (most likely over
> > ieee1394).  I don't think that would be illegal, there is high end
>         The part that would strip of HDCP would be illegal. This would
> liberate the current DRM present in HD cable and allow any genric PVR
> to exploit HDTV signals rather the current quasi-monopoly conditions
> now.

Component video is analog, no HDCP.  I don't know about other areas,
but in San Francisco the STB the comcast provides for HD has component
out.  I would think that is pretty standard but maybe I'm wrong.

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