[mythtv-users] HD3000

Kevin Bailey ke-myth at retriever.dyndns.org
Mon Jan 7 17:18:07 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jan 04, 2008 at 10:19:22PM -0500, A JM wrote:
>    Going through some hardware that I have and I'm currently not using my
>    HD-3000 should I keep this or E-Bay it? Just wondering if there is some
>    newer technology I should be looking at, maybe an external USB tuner or
>    something else?
>    What about the recording bit or record flag in HD broacasts? I was
>    under the impression that the older hardware wouldn't be impacted by
>    the broadcasters turning this on, allowing for recording of the
>    broadcast?
>    Thanks for any input you can give.

I have 2 HD3000's. Despite what others have said about kernel
support, I think they work great.

If I were buying today, however, I suppose I would get an
HD5500 in case the reception has improved, or an HDHR if
I intended to have 2 inputs. (I forget if the HDHR does ATSC.)

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