[mythtv-users] Does anyone have a good HD solution?
gravityhammer at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 15:42:27 UTC 2008
On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 11:34 AM, Sean Goodpasture <goofygrin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 20, 2008 at 10:18 AM, Jason <spuppet at comcast.net> wrote:
> > Hi Keith,
> > I have the same situation as the one you've described. Because a lot of
> > HD programs have encryption set, I have an HDHomeRun on the network to
> > me capability to record HD programs from OTA broadcasters. This gives me
> > the ability to capture shows from the major broadcast networks in the
> > In my setup, I've set the priority of the HDHR much higher than that of
> > firewire input to ensure that the HDHR gets selected first in scheduling.
> > This isn't a perfect solution, as I can only get those channels that the
> > cable company broadcasts using unencrypted QAM. It hits most of what I
> > want, though, so it's not too problematic. What I'm missing is premium
> > channels that I can view via the cable box, but are encrypted on the FW
> > output.
> > In the future, I plan on taking a good look at the upcoming Hauppauge
> > component capture device that's been discussed on the list. It looks like
> > it will give us the ability to record anything that the cable box allows
> > be sent out the component video outputs on the box.
> > Jason
> I'll echo the below. I record everything over QAM, but I only get the
> locals unencrypted (thanks Time Warner, you SUCK!).
Please don't top-post.
I don't think that's indicative of only Time Warner - a lot of cable
providers encrypt everything but locals (and shopping channels).
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