[mythtv-users] HD-PVR component video

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Wed Jun 4 17:56:51 UTC 2008

On Jun 4, 2008, at 10:24 AM, 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.

Then you call and tell them your TV only has component inputs and  
demand a box that you can use with your TV. They have to comply.

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