[mythtv-users] Using CableCard tuners other than the HDHR Prime or Ceton

Ray Parrish rparrish at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 01:11:45 UTC 2011

On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 12:31 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
> No.  The HDHomeRun tuners use their own custom communications protocol,
> which was expanded for use with the Prime.  The Prime, InfiniTV, and
> older ATI tuner support an independent OCUR communications protocol.  In
> theory, a generic OCUR capture input would support the old ATI DCT, but
> its questionable whether you could actually record anything.  Ceton and
> SiliconDust worked to get the permissions on recording relaxed, so
> DRM-free content could be streamed to an unauthenticated endpoint.  The
> ATI DCT may not be so forgiving.

According to this article:

The firmware update allows DRM-free recordings for copy-free content.


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