[mythtv-users] HD-PVR component video

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 17:54:02 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 12:52 PM, Calvin Harrigan
<charrig_mythtv at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> John Drescher wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 1:17 PM, Kevin Kuphal <kkuphal at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 11:56 AM, Rick <ve1gn at nb.sympatico.ca> wrote:
>>>> I'm having a brain fart I think.  I understand how the HD-PVR works to
>>>> the computer but how do you go from the computer to the TV?  I don't see
>>>> too many video cards with component output.  Do you use DVI > HDMI?
>>>> Won't copy prevention defeat that?  I'm confused.
>>> STB -> HD-PVR via component -> PC via USB -> [MythTV] -> TV via tv-out
>>> It's a tuner that tunes via component instead of coax like cable or
>>> other analog sources.
>> I assume the one potential problem with this is if cable boxes disable
>> the HD component out and use HDMI instead.

I would think the greater risk could be limited HD (720p) output via
component compared with HDMI


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