[mythtv-users] looking for an hdhomerun

Emery Guevremont emery.guevremont at gmail.com
Tue Jan 15 18:58:53 UTC 2008

Larry K wrote:
> Well, that would be great if I could do that.  How can I tell what 
> channels will be available to the HDRD, before I go buy one?
One thing I'm planning on doing before buying an HDhomerun, is to use my 
HDTV's tuner to see OTA and unencrypted cable digital channels are 
available. I'm just gonna plugin an antenna and after the cable and see 
what digital channel my tv picks up. That should give me an idea.

Any other suggestions?
> On Jan 8, 2008 1:46 PM, Dan Ritter < dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu 
> <mailto:dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu>> wrote:
>     On Tue, Jan 08, 2008 at 01:41:55PM -0500, Larry K wrote:
>     > Yeah, it sounds like HDHR is the way to go if you want HD
>     content, either
>     > from OTA or cable via QAM.  I was under the false impression it
>     could also
>     > capture digital cable that is not HD.  Channels that are on the
>     digital
>     > cable tier that are not available on analog to my PVRs.    This
>     is why my
>     > interest was piqued.  Oh well.
>     You are sorta wrong.
>     HDHR captures OTA or QAM, provided that the QAM is not
>     encrypted. If your cable operator provides 'digital cable' which
>     is not encrypted, then the HDHR can capture it, regardless of
>     whether it is SD or HD.
>     -dsr-
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