[mythtv-users] Google TV HDMI Input

Greg Oliver oliver.greg at gmail.com
Wed Nov 17 22:19:57 UTC 2010


On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 4:15 PM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday, November 17, 2010 03:00:15 pm Greg Oliver wrote:
>
>>
>> Hauppauge must be selling the HDPVRs for penny profits to keep
>> everyone else out of the game.  Noone else still sells a hardware
>> encoder after over 2 years!
>
> Do you mean nobody sells one that will handle HD resolutions for a
> reasonable price?

Yeah, I looked for a bit, but cannot find anything *reasonable* with a
hardware encoder..  Even the software encoders are still running
~170..

> I had thought that was the case, but I see this:
>
> http://www.everythingusb.com/elgato-eyetv-hd-video-recorder-19068.html
>
> I don't know anything about it though.

That's pretty nice - only thing I see is no digital audio..  It does
not have the *disco* lights I have to tape over though  :)

> There are lots of SD devices designed for security systems as well.
>
> Vendors like Lucent might make HD-capable devices, but they are not
> noted for consumer price points. Their stuff tends to run to 5 figures.
>
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