[mythtv-users] DTV: It Has Begun

Jay R. Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Tue Sep 9 12:22:37 UTC 2008

On Mon, Sep 08, 2008 at 09:24:13PM -0700, David Brodbeck wrote:
> > But, it would be very easy to create a receiver that ignores all video 
> > streams and simply plays the audio streams.
> >   
> It would be easy, but the cost would probably be prohibitive.  Heck, the 
> digital "HD radio" receivers are still pretty expensive, and they've 
> been around for a while.  I thought about getting one last time I 
> upgraded my car stereo, but I couldn't justify the extra $100 to move up 
> to a model that had it.

Two words: "consumer" and "S-curve".

Give it time.  We're on the slope now, and it's accelerating.  Checked
large-screen LCD prices lately?

-- jra
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