[mythtv-users] HDPVR for $169 at buy.com
beww at beww.org
Tue Jun 22 23:11:53 UTC 2010
On Tuesday, June 22, 2010 03:20:56 pm Eric Sharkey wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 4:43 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> > But they are only required to give you firewire output for the channels
> > they are not allowed to encrypt, generally only the local off-air
> > channels.
> No, they're required to give you firewire output for everything you
> pay for, but they're allowed to use 5C encryption to do it. From a
> mythtv point of view, you can equate this with not giving it to you,
> but the point of the FCC mandate was to support firewire enabled
> televisions, not recording devices.
OK, I guess I misunderstood that.
Of course you *should* be able to get a CableCard device to decrypt things, but just try to get that from your cable
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