[mythtv-users] Google TV HDMI Input
robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Wed Nov 17 21:04:43 UTC 2010
On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 1:02 PM, Mark Buechler <mark.buechler at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 3:54 PM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com>
>> On 11/17/2010 15:51, Eric Sharkey wrote:
>>> On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 3:28 PM, Robert McNamara
>>> <robert.mcnamara at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Yes, that's what he means, no, it does not bypass HDCP. It respects
>>>> it entirely. You will get nothing from a consumer cable set top box.
>>> Do STB's always use HDCP when using HDMI or would it at least
>>> sometimes be disabled?
> The problem with HDMI capture is the size of the stream. I know of no HDMI
> capture device which will compress (h264?) the stream and real-time
> compression on the CPU would be rather difficult.
> - Mark.
Yep, agree. In the end if you *must* capture HDMI and not component,
HDMI->HDFury->HD-PVR is the way to go. No muss, no fuss (well, aside
from over your credit card bill)
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