[mythtv-users] Analog and Digital - Do i have this straight?
jraymyth at gmail.com
Sat Dec 27 18:47:39 UTC 2008
On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 12:56 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> On Saturday 27 December 2008 10:34:51 Greg Woods wrote:
> > On Sat, 2008-12-27 at 08:20 -0700, Brian Wood wrote:
> > > If you happpen to know anyone on the same cable system who owns a
> > > TV set with a clear QAM tuner (a common feature), you might be able to
> > > determine what channels are unencrypted.
> > >
> > > I'd go with this sort of empirical evidence, rather then the word of a
> > > "tech" who may not have the best info, or even understand it.
> > I strongly second this. While I don't think as many of the customer
> > service people are morons as is commonly believed, the training they do
> > have applies to the environment that the vast majority of their
> > customers live in.
> I found this on the net, since it specifically includes a response from T/W
> thought it might be relevant:
> I agree that not all CATV CSRs are morons. Most of them are well-meaning
> folks, but they are totally dependant on their employer for "training".
> Certainly they are not going to trained to assist folks in obtaining
> programming without renting a STB.
> Also possibly relevant, a lawsuit about the forced renting of STBs:
> beww at beww.org
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Okay guys. Thank you for the suggestions. I will go and buy a 1250, trot
my myth across the street to my neighbors with a digital feed and see what
happens. If the channels are scrambled, then there would not be much use in
purchasing a 2250 when they are supported, would there?
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