[mythtv-users] Partial and No Locks
myth at dermanouelian.com
Thu Jan 1 20:42:29 UTC 2009
On Jan 1, 2009, at 9:07 AM, jr wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 10:54 AM, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net
> > wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-12-31 at 23:40 -0800, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> > On Dec 31, 2008, at 11:29 PM, j w wrote:
> > > 2) Signal 0% | S/N 2.5dB | BE 12998 | (LAMc) Partial Lock
> > > Q2: What might be causing my problem?
> > I believe c means it's encrypted.
> Yup, if you have a CAM from your Cable/Satellite company, and
> it is plugged into the CAM slot of your DVB card it will change
> to an upper case 'C' and begin showing you the program after a
> few seconds. If you don't, or the CAM isn't working for some
> reason, it will continue to show the lower case 'c' and it will
> obviously not show you the program.
> 'c' is for crypt, as in encrypt and decrypt.
> -- Daniel
> Ok. But then why does my television pick them up from the same
> feed? That is to say, if the signal is encrypted, then should it
> not be similarly unavailable to the tuner of my LG 50PG20?
Your TV is able to decrypt the signal as most displays can. This
"luxury" is not extended to capture cards because we're all criminals
just trying to record TV and sell it for a profit.
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