[mythtv-users] HD recording

scram69 scram69 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 11 18:12:47 UTC 2008

On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 9:20 AM, Greg Woods <greg at gregandeva.net> wrote:

> This seems to vary a lot, depending on what type of cable box you have,
> what kind of firewire chip you have, which kernel version you are
> running, etc. Firewire is iffy. It may in fact be easier to use a device
> such as the HDHomerun which is well supported in MythTV, far easier to
> set up, and more reliable than firewire, but of course it does cost
> extra.

As a data point, when compared to the cost of renting 2 "HD-package"
cable boxes from my cable company (which would only pass the broadcast
networks in the clear via firewire), my HDHomerun paid for itself in
exactly 2 months.

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