[mythtv-users] HD-PVR component video

Greg greg12866 at nycap.rr.com
Thu Jun 5 01:51:27 UTC 2008


steve wrote:
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> | | 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.
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> | 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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> | I live in Upstate NY...Saratoga Springs...I have fire wire on my SA
> | 4250...I just asked for it....
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> I messed with mine, and found that the ports were off.  I called the
> local office in norwich, and the first person I spoke to after I asked
> if they could turn firewire on my hd box on, she transferred me to tech
> support.  tech support 800# asked me what kind if internet connection I
> had...... uhh... I told them it had nothing to do with my internet
> connection.  then she asked me what firewire was, I told her IEEE1394,
> she never heard of it  "we dont use any ports on the boxes except hdmi,
> component, or cable"  was her answer.
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> - --
> Steve Reilly
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Just take your current box to the local TW office..Tell them you want a 
SA4250HDC...That has the ports activated..A some people have firewire 
working quite well, i could never get it working well enough to trust 
it,but it did work....


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