[mythtv-users] good capture card?
gravityhammer at gmail.com
Thu Jun 19 10:20:04 UTC 2008
On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 12:23 AM, Depo Catcher <depocatcher at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> How do I tell if my cable is being unencrypted? My sister lives in a
> different state and different cable company. I'm building it as a
> surprise and don't know if her cable company unencrypts her channels or not?
I'm going to go ahead and say what needs to be said here: with the
questions you have, it's a bad idea to build a Myth machine as a
surprise for your sister. It would be best to build one for yourself
before you have other people looking to you for tech support.
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