[mythtv-users] Avermedia A180

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Fri Feb 16 23:06:20 UTC 2007


On Feb 16, 2007, at 3:57 PM, <michaelachandler at cox.net> wrote:

>
> ---- Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:
>> michaelachandler at cox.net wrote:
>>> ---- michaelachandler at cox.net wrote:
>>>
>>>> After lots of looking here, I'm thinking of getting an Avermedia  
>>>> A180 to work with Mythtv, using my Cox cable, for hi-def TV  
>>>> recording.
>>>>
>>>> Maybe I missed something, but I found some on ebay with this  
>>>> disclaimer:
>>>> "Note: Product for free-to-air HDTV broadcasts only, product  
>>>> DOES NOT receive satellite or cable HDTV transmissions."
>>>>
>>>> What's this? I couldn't use it with cable, but it appears lots  
>>>> of you are?
>>>> Thanks.
>
>
>> I love my Avermedia A180s.  I have 2 installed in my slave backend.
>> Work great for QAM cable HDTV.  The setup was easy and the drivers  
>> were
>> out of the box in FC4.
>>
>> Kevin
>
>
> Thanks Kevin, but I wonder how does that disclaimer  fit?  "Note:  
> Product for free-to-air HDTV broadcasts only, product DOES NOT  
> receive satellite or cable HDTV transmissions."

Basically it means it can't decrypt protected content, it can only  
tune ATSC/QAM signals that are transmitted "in the clear".


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