[mythtv-users] Can Myth 'tune' these 'free' converter boxes?

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Wed Dec 2 19:40:54 UTC 2009

On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 1:07 PM, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 8:23 PM, Neil Salstrom <salstrom at gmail.com> wrote:
> <SNIP>
>> Why all the HDHR hate?
> Ain't no hatin' goin' on here. Just pointing out that at any time
> Comcast's decisions about encryption can render the product useless to
> those of us that depend on it to record many cable channels and it
> *might* be appropriate for one to wait on buying this or ANY similar
> product.

FWIW I don't think Comcast has any plans to encrypt broadcast
channels.  They may be legally prevented from doing so.  Having a
tuner that can only tune ABC/CBS/NBC/FOX/PBS is certainly less useful
than what we want, but isn't "useless".


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