[mythtv-users] TIVO and cablecard ?
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Fri Feb 5 20:01:59 UTC 2010
On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 1:10 PM, Jerry Rubinow <jerrymr at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 1:05 PM, Brian Phillips <brian.phillips at gmx.net>wrote:
>> Jerry Rubinow wrote:
>> > If you are recording the output of the STB, you can record a single
>> > channel at a time. If you have N STBs, you can record N channels at
>> > once, as long as you have N tuners. That is, you'll need a tuner for
>> > each STB for simultaneous recording.
>> For nomenclature's sake, this should be rephrased to:
>> "If you have N STBs, you can record N channels at once, as long as you
>> N _capture devices_."
>> In this case, capture devices would be an encoder or firewire port.
>> The word "tuner" implies that the device "tunes" to a frequency. With the
>> case of a STB, the STB is doing the tuning and just outputting the result.
> You're right of course, I was being sloppy with my terminology. What you
> said is what I meant.
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aha! now i understood. thank you guys! I really appreciate your efforts to
remove my confusion and the ambiguity.
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