[mythtv-users] [Slightly OT] comcast moving to settop on Bay Area - goodbye analog
bradallenfuller at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 00:53:46 UTC 2009
On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 5:51 PM, Brad Fuller <bradallenfuller at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 5:30 PM, Marc MERLIN <marc_mtv at merlins.org> wrote:
>> On Sun, Mar 08, 2009 at 12:29:40PM -0700, Mark Knecht wrote:
>>> >> And again, this is all to get recordings of the channels I pay for. I
>>> >> can get the low channels with an HDHR efficiently but the family will
>>> >> revolt as we watch the same small list of channels similar to Marc
>>> >> Merlin's post. Without that list I'm likely to receive divorce
>>> >> papers...
>>> > Err, you lost me here. If you can get the channels through HD-HR, why do you
>>> > say that you'll end up with fewer channels?
>>> Only that what the HDHR gives me is essentially all the stuff below
>>> channel 34 that I can get from the free converters that Comcast
>>> provides for SD->analog conversion. (Assuming I ever get USB-IR
>>> Blasters working.) The HDHR gives me my major networks, OTA type
>>> stations. I estimate that these stations account for about 50% of what
>>> we record. The other 50% is FX, TBS, TNT, USA, FOOD, HGTV, Comedy
>>> Central, Bravo, SciFi, etc. I'll be shot if we loss Monk, Psych,
>>> Saving Grace, Damages, The Closer, etc. I'll be nothing but blood on
>>> the wall. ;-)
>> I just checked by having HDTV rescan the cable lineup, and the channels on
>> mostly match
> "HDTV" has in your TV or HDHR?
"HDTV" as in your TV or do you mean HDHR?
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