[mythtv-users] Getting into HD
raymond at wagnerrp.com
Fri Apr 24 16:54:51 UTC 2009
Ian Forde wrote:
> You're better off running RCA cables to an analog capture card (pvr-150
> or something like it) than using coax. Better quality - though both
> will work.
You're better off running firewire, component, or s-video before trying
composite, although component is only available with the HDPVR on trunk.
> Also, depending upon the cable box you'd get, you may be
> able to use serial, USB, or Firewire channel-changing. If its possible,
> I'd recommend it over using an IR blaster every time..
I was unaware the USB ports were ever of any use to the end user. I
thought they all used custom protocols for maintenance purposes only.
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