[mythtv-users] pvr150

steve sfreilly at roadrunner.com
Thu Jun 26 00:18:27 UTC 2008

John Drescher wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 7:00 PM, steve <sfreilly at roadrunner.com> wrote:
>> Was wondering if someone could briefly explain why when running cable
>> directly into a pvr150 myth allows you to watch and record encrypted
>> channels?  I thought the stb had to decode it first?
>> I know the channels are encrypted as when I scan with an hdhomerun I get
>> 4 local channels not encrypted, all the rest are, or at least it says
>> they are.
> Because you are picking up analog channels with the pvr150 and digital
> channels with the hdhomerun. There is no encryption with analog only
> digital.
> John

got it..... I guess I always thought everything was encrypted across 
cable except locals.  thanks.

Steve Reilly


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