[mythtv-users] Recommendations for HD capture
synicasm at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 00:32:19 UTC 2008
On Feb 19, 2008 4:13 PM, scram69 <scram69 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 18, 2008 3:42 PM, Peter Loron <peterl at standingwave.org> wrote:
> > Hello, all. I've been going along fine for quite a while on my one
> > PVR250. This weekend I updated the tube to a 1080i HD unit. I have the
> > basic Comcast cable and no OTA capability. The coax goes direct into
> > the TV and PVR250. No cable box.
> > I'm not a voracious TV watcher nor am I planning to upgrade to any of
> > the waaaaaaaay too expensive full HD packages from Comcrap. Satellite
> > is not an option due to horizon issues.
> > Soooo. I'd like to be able to get a better picture when possible from
> > the unencrypted HD channels that are available, but a lot of what I
> > will wind up recording is going to still be in SD.
> >I'm somewhat slot limited, so I'd like one
> > card that can handle whatever formats Comcast will be carrying into
> > the future (QAM + ?).
> Back to the OP's question...
> I have Commucast's "limited basic" - just the cable, no box thank you.
> I am using a combination of a Kworld 110 and an HD homerun to capture
> the unencrypted HD. Between the network's HD, PBS, and the 5 extra
> PBS digital stations offered here, it's not unusual for all three
> capture devices to be recording at any given time...
Commucast's Limited basic "no box" Carries a HD signal that you can get on
a HD home run?
Heck only reason I got the stupid box is because I thought I had to for HD.
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