[mythtv-users] How to plan for a expandable MythTV system??
mythtv at edsons.demon.nl
Fri Dec 22 23:59:49 UTC 2006
>On 21 Dec 2006, at 22:04, casey dunn wrote:
>>On 12/21/06, Trent Carbe <trencarbe at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>>- CRT TV -> LCD TV
>>Look for a card with svideo and DVI at the least. ( I don't think
>>HDMI is supported in linux yet, although some cards offer this output)
>I would say "Look for a card with svideo and DVI" and omit the "at
>the least" of your specification. One can get a Sapphire Radeon
>9250SE for £20 - that has DVI; I don't know how good it is for
>MythTV, but I'll bet you wouldn't pay more than twice that that for a
>card with DVI that is good enough. I'm sure, however, that HDMI would
>cost you SEVERAL times as much.
>Assuming we're someday actually able to benefit from HDMI's
>encryption on MythTV - an assumption of which I'm somewhat sceptical
>- then cards supporting it will cost peanuts by then, too.
HDMI encryption? There is no encryption in HDMI, unless you mean HDCP,
which is a separate standard running over HDMI.
HDCP is still not fully stable no, pure HDMI devices will always work.
Add HDCP into the mix and you start running into interop problems.
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