[mythtv-users] Cheap HDMI capture

Michelle Dupuis mdupuis at ocg.ca
Mon Jun 27 16:52:03 UTC 2016

Wow - this is a really interesting find!  I suspect someone will have to wrap this into a driver...then the fun begins

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From: mythtv-users [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Kirk Bocek
Sent: Monday, June 27, 2016 12:37 PM
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Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Cheap HDMI capture

On 6/27/2016 9:34 AM, Mike Perkins wrote:
> On 27/06/16 17:18, Dan Ritter wrote:
>> I just ran across this:
>> https://blog.benjojo.co.uk/post/cheap-hdmi-capture-for-linux
>> in which the author writes about reverse-engineering an
>> HDMI-over-IP extender device in order to capture the output.
>> Looks like it might make a good tuner if combined with a set top
>> box and an IR blaster.
> You might get the traffic that way but it would still have HDCP 
> applied. I think you're gonna need a bigger gadget.

Are you sure? The author says the stream can be dumped to VLC. I don't 
think VLC can decode HDCP.
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