[mythtv-users] HD-PVR component video

steve sfreilly at roadrunner.com
Thu Jun 5 00:14:44 UTC 2008


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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.


I wonder if thats the same "comply" law that Time warner completely
ignores..... at least in my area of upstate NY.  Ive repeatedly asked
for an hd box that has a firewire port enabled..... they keep telling me
"that functionality is not available"  I never heard a word back from
the FCC after I complained to them either.





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