[mythtv-users] HD-PVR component video
kkuphal at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 17:53:25 UTC 2008
On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 12:24 PM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 1:17 PM, Kevin Kuphal <kkuphal at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 11:56 AM, Rick <ve1gn at nb.sympatico.ca> wrote:
>>> I'm having a brain fart I think. I understand how the HD-PVR works to
>>> the computer but how do you go from the computer to the TV? I don't see
>>> too many video cards with component output. Do you use DVI > HDMI?
>>> Won't copy prevention defeat that? I'm confused.
>> STB -> HD-PVR via component -> PC via USB -> [MythTV] -> TV via tv-out
>> It's a tuner that tunes via component instead of coax like cable or
>> other analog sources.
> I assume the one potential problem with this is if cable boxes disable
> the HD component out and use HDMI instead.
Correct. If the STB disables or otherwise hampers the component
outputs, then this method becomes less valuable.
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