[mythtv-users] good capture card?

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Jun 19 04:24:10 UTC 2008

On Jun 18, 2008, at 9:13 PM, steve wrote:

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> Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> |
> | If you still insist on getting something to capture cable, go for  
> the
> | HD HomeRun. It will have the fewest issues. It's an external box  
> that
> | doesn't require a PCI slot and you don't have to load special kernel
> | drivers to get it to work.
> |
> | -Brad
> |
> keep in mind though the hd homerun can only tune unencrypted channels
> from cable.  In my area of ny (TW) I get 5 channels.

Just like any other QAM tuning device. Not to mention all the other  
issues that are constantly discussed on this list and why the "Which  
card should I get to capture cable?" is such a loaded question.

If I had it my way, I would cancel everyone's cable in America until  
they stopped trying to make people steal what they're paying for.

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