[mythtv-users] HDHomeRun Prime
memmott at gmail.com
Mon May 23 18:16:10 UTC 2011
On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 1:37 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com>wrote:
> On 5/23/2011 13:30, Eric Sharkey wrote:
> > My understanding of the HDHR Prime is that when installed with a cable
> > card, it will refuse to send CCI 0x02 programs to a MythTV backend
> > even if the channel is not encrypted and it could have done so if the
> > cable card had been removed and it had been configured as a standard
> > HDHR. This is making me rethink the idea that I don't need to have a
> > standard HDHR if I have a Prime.
> That is correct. Even if a show is broadcast unencrypted, if it is not
> copy-freely, the tuner will refuse to send it to MythTV. There have
> been issues in the past where exactly this happened. CableCard users on
> Windows MCE were disrupted mid-recording where their provider
> accidentally enabled copy protection on a broadcast channel.
Eek, that's awful. I assume that this is mandated by the CableCard folks, so
SiliconDust isn't allowed to test encrypted-ness (yeah, I know)? They're
forced to just respect the flags?
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