[mythtv-users] What hardware do I need to be able to dual record using Comcast cable?
dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu
Thu Oct 16 02:53:57 UTC 2008
On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 10:51:44PM -0400, Adam Rosenfield wrote:
> I need to talk to Comcast to get a new STB, since the one I currently
> have was just the basic one that came with my package, no HD or
> FireWire. Once I get that, I'll see what I can get out of the
> FireWire connection. If you're using FireWire, do you even need a TV
> tuner card at all? Can you just read the digital FireWire stream
> through a standard FireWire card and save it to disk (assuming it's
> not encrypted)?
Correct. FireWire does both control and video transfer.
(I still haven't managed to get two FW STBs working at once yet,
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