[mythtv-users] Pre-sales open for HD-PVR

Mark Buechler mark.buechler at gmail.com
Mon Apr 7 22:59:19 UTC 2008

I'm curious. There's talk about hardware "filters". Can someone give an
example of such a unit? Please email me directly.

Thanks, Mark.

On Mon, Apr 7, 2008 at 6:33 PM, David Brodbeck <gull at gull.us> wrote:

> On Apr 7, 2008, at 1:03 PM, Kisner, Thomas wrote:
> > If you know how Macrovision works, you may wonder how
> > this is possible on digital media.  *All* STB DVD players (thanks to
> > the
> > DVD Consortium) actually artificially inject Macrovision into their
> > analog output if the DVD instructs them to do so.
> Yup.  Actually, I had to buy a Macrovision stripping device (one of
> the aforementioned Sima products) to get clean DVD playback on my
> projector.  The DVD player's Macrovision encoding caused the projector
> to have difficulty syncing to the video.  This was kind of ironic,
> seeing as I wasn't actually planning on *copying* anything, just
> watching it as intended.
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