[mythtv-users] Upgrading to HD

Josh TwoOneSix at thatclothingco.com
Fri Nov 30 14:34:50 UTC 2007

On Nov 30, 2007 9:29 AM, Brad DerManouelian <myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:

> On Nov 30, 2007, at 6:19 AM, Josh wrote:
> > That's not any fun! What's the road block? Are you unable to control
> > the HD receiver with Myth or something?
> Unlike cable companies that are required by the FCC to offer Firewire
> output from their STB's, satellite companies are under no obligation
> to output HD video in any sort of format that is readable by anything
> other than a TV. Therefore, they offer HD output from their box as
> HDMI and Component (and probably s-video which is standard def).
> There's no cost-effective way to capture HD content via HDMI or
> Component from the box. It's better explained in the many other
> threads on the list about this very same topic. :)
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So it's focused on the HDMI output... that would answer almost all of my
questions. Damn. Hopefully they'll come up with a solution for linux and
HDMI in the near future cause I'm starting to itch for HD.

TwoOneSix at thatclothingco.com
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