[mythtv-users] DTV: It Has Begun
gull at gull.us
Wed Sep 10 19:59:13 UTC 2008
On Wed, September 10, 2008 12:52 pm, John Drescher wrote:
>> I'm kind of wondering what's going to happen with my Comcast STB. I
>> their digital tier, which naturally comes with a set-top box. But I
>> have an HDTV set, so they gave me an STB that can't decode HD channels.
>> (If I try, I get audio but no video.) Presumably at some point they're
>> going to have to swap it out for a different one, but I haven't heard
>> anything about it yet. Probably they'll use that as an excuse to jack
>> my rates, when it happens.
> Connect the cable line directly to the TV and you should pick up the
> locals in HD with only the extended basic service.
You missed the part where I said I didn't have an HDTV.
I'm just thinking that as they start migrating channels to HD, more and
more of them are going to be unviewable on my STB, which can only display
SD digital channels.
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