[mythtv-users] unlikely idea (QAM output)

Dan Ritter dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu
Wed Apr 9 17:53:15 UTC 2008

On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 08:42:24PM +0300, Johan Heikkilä wrote:
> 2008/4/9, Dan Ritter <dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu>:
> > Not all, but most HDTVs have QAM tuners and MPEG2 decoders built
> >  into them.
> >
> >  Is there a consumer or semi-pro box that can take an MPEG2 TS from
> >  PCI, USB, FireWire or ethernet and put it into QAM64 or QAM256
> >  format to go across a short coax run to an HDTV?
> >
> >  Obviously the chips must exist; all the DOCSIS cable modems use
> >  QAM encoding for the uplink (as well as downlink) portions.

> http://www.dektec.com/Products/DTA-110/index.asp
> Something like this?

Yes, although clearly that's too much money to be worthwhile.


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