[mythtv-users] Windows Media Center w/ Cable Card used as MythTV Tuner

Josh White jaw1959 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 16:34:46 UTC 2009


On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 11:30 AM, Eric Sharkey <eric at lisaneric.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 11:01 AM, Josh White <jaw1959 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > But if you already had a Windows Media Center PC...
>
> ...then you have some hardware which can be reinstalled with MythTV.
>
> I kid, of course, but this list has prohibitions of discussions of
> illegal activities, and working around the Wndows Media Center DRM
> would probably count as such in most jurisdictions.
>
> The best you could hope for legally is to do component video out of
> the WMCPC into an HDPVR.  In other words, the WMCPC would function
> like a STB, not an encoder.
>
> Eric
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My point was that if you already had the machine, it's not cheaper to get a
HDPVR & rent a set top box.
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