[mythtv-users] YOU'RE NEXT! YOU'RE NEXT! SF Bay Comcast Analog Armageddon Has Begun

Kirk Bocek t004 at kbocek.com
Mon Nov 23 20:44:16 UTC 2009

stefan_jones at comcast.net wrote:
> DTAs -- the freebie digital adaptors -- *do support encryption*.

Yes, that's what I meant.

> I'm not speculating. I live in a Portland, OR suburb. We went through
> the analog=>digital transition last spring.

Too bad.

> Over the last week I upgraded to Fedora 12 and Myth .22. I took the
> opportunity to install a HVR-2250. My old PVR-150 is now attached to a
> Comcast STB's coax analog out. Its cable map matches the now-scrambled
> channels. Until I get an IR blaster working, I manually tune the STB to
> the channel I want to record before the program starts. The three other
> digital tuners take care of the other stuff.
> I tested this last night. The STB delivers a nice clean signal to the
> PVR-150 so the program, while SD, doesn't look bad at all.

I was unaware that this was an option. I had no idea that any Comcast STB
would provide analog out. Which STB do you have that sports the analog out port?

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