[mythtv-users] HDPVR for $169 at buy.com

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Tue Jun 22 21:20:56 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 4:43 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> But they are only required to give you firewire output for the channels they are not allowed to encrypt, generally only the
> local off-air channels.

No, they're required to give you firewire output for everything you
pay for, but they're allowed to use 5C encryption to do it.  From a
mythtv point of view, you can equate this with not giving it to you,
but the point of the FCC mandate was to support firewire enabled
televisions, not recording devices.


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