[mythtv-users] Re: [OT] *Real* High-Def TV!

Dave dbadia at gmail.com
Sat May 28 02:28:08 UTC 2005


On 5/27/05, Craig Partin <cpartin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/25/05, Greg Depasse <greg.depasse at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 5/24/05, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > You know what the really annoying thing is.  Since Joe Public doesn't
> > > know what HDCP stands for--and typically guesses it's some "High
> > > Definition" thing--the marketing guys actually have people believing
> > > they're getting a good thing when the TV specs say HDCP...
> > >
> > > Mike
> > >
> >
> >  When I see HDCP, I think handicap.
> >
> >  Greg
> >
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> I was looking at TVs at Best Buy recently and thought it was funny
> that they had HDCP on all the sets as if it were a feature.
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It IS a feature.  If you buy a TV that doesn't support HDCP on
DVI/HDMI, the you will not be able to connect a cable box or dish
receiver (or any other HDCP device) using the digital connections.

It may not be a feature any of us is happy about, but it is what it is.

Dave


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