ATSC Tuner Card Compatibility

Steve Alligood steve at betterlinux.com
Tue May 8 09:15:53 MDT 2012


On 5/8/12 7:35 AM, Michael Torrie wrote:
> On 05/08/2012 06:44 AM, Steve Alligood wrote:
>> Great timing, woot.com has these today for $70
> For those that have a digital cable package, the HD Homerun Prime is a
> cablecard device (3 simultaneous streams) that works well with MythTV.
> Though not everything can be recorded as the cable company can set flags
> controlling what you do with it.
>
> Off topic, but the whole digital cable thing is infuriating though.  A
> nice digital TV with a QAM/ATSC tuner in it and no they can't possibly
> let you use that.  No you have to add a stupid converter box.
>
>
that is 100% control.  Addressable set top boxes allow them all sorts of 
power, including reports, encryption, what you can and cannot watch, 
advertisements, streaming shows (and all those enable), and alien mind 
powers (well, maybe not that last).

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