[mythtv-users] mythtv & the future of HD

Gabe Rubin gaberubin at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 19:37:09 UTC 2007

On Nov 14, 2007 11:32 AM, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Nov 14, 2007, at 11:28 AM, Steve Peters - Priority Electronics wrote:

> You surely don't have espn, mtv, mtv2, tnt, tbs, hd net, all those channels
> are in HD. Also, you can get many more HD channels now like HBO, Showtime,
> and many more. Since there is no way to get these HD channels on myth, and
> since more and more channels will be going to HD, i was wondering how mythtv
> users would cope with not having HD channels except for the free local
> stations. In a few years, most of the stations will be in HD. Right now it's
> mostly fine, cause you don't miss much, but I'm talking about a few years
> down the line.
> -Steve
> Oh, those. Get an HD STB and use Firewire. I don't think premium channels
> will work, but the others should.

Or if you are lucky enough to have a good cable provider (not Comcast
or TimeWarner), then you may get everything over firewire.

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