[mythtv-users] Cablevision requiring STB for all TVs in my area soon
ffluvssg1 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 1 08:49:36 UTC 2010
It seems that getting CableCards for MythTV is premature, right? I won't be
able to use them for months, at least.
What is the current status with Verizon in terms of STB requirements and
encrypted (or protected) channels?
On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 12:04 PM, Eric Sharkey <eric at lisaneric.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 11:08 AM, Fred <ffluvssg1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am willing to buy a new TV card to record from a digital feed.
> Most of the digital tuner cards you can buy won't be able to record
> encrypted content, so you're really looking at a rental. The goal is
> to keep the cost of that rental as low as possible, so renting a cable
> card is cheaper than renting a STB.
> If you want to inquire with Cablevision about their support for cable
> cards, you might want to just tell them you're thinking of getting a
> TiVo and ask if it would work with that and what the charge would be
> for a cable card. If you mention MythTV or the HDHR Prime, they're
> likely to get confused and just say they don't support that because
> it's not on their script.
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