[mythtv-users] Chicagoland services - Comcast, WoW, DirectTV, Dish...
kuphal at dls.net
Tue Apr 3 20:13:30 UTC 2007
Andrew Close wrote:
> On 4/3/07, Donald Webster <fryfrog at gmail.com> wrote:
> <snip />
>>> I'm in Chicagoland (Go Cubs!) and I'm on Comcast. I get QAM delivery of
>>> broadcast HD (CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, WGN/CW, WPWR (SD in HD), etc) but do
>>> not get any "premium" HD (Discovery) and I am on their $15/mo. plan. I
>>> think that is a pretty good offering.
>>> I don't know if they run firewire any different off their boxes.
>>> As for satellite, forget it for HD. You'll be recording anything off
>>> the dish using an analog card (PVR style).
> using the Air2PC or HDPC3000(?) cards do you have to have a dedicated
> 'service provider cable tuner' per card to capture the signal? or can
> you use the tuner on your card (A2pc or HDxxxx)?
> if either/both of those cards work without the servicer providers box,
> maybe i'll go that route first. i have cable internet and used to
> have cable until they went all digital. what are my options for QAM
I should also note I have a PVR-500 so I can record the other channels
in SD (Discovery, TBS, etc.) that I get on my service.
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