[mythtv-users] HD-PVR component video
Mark J. Small
msmall at eastlink.ca
Wed Jun 4 18:00:57 UTC 2008
On June 4, 2008, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> On Jun 4, 2008, at 10:24 AM, John Drescher 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
> >> (DVI/HDMI/SVIDEO/ETC)
> >> 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.
> Then you call and tell them your TV only has component inputs and
> demand a box that you can use with your TV. They have to comply.
Wait five years. All of those older TV's will have died. Then they'll be
able to force HDMI. It's a shame that Consumer Electronics have suffered the
Walmart effect and are all complete and total garbage....
Sorry to go OT.
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