Re: Suggestions for video/tv capture?
* Mark Allums <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2009 Oct 03 23:01 -0500]:
> Do these here video capture cards, here, properly ignore the (US, at
> least) "Broadcast Flag"? I want to capture for DVR purposes. I'm not
> interested in defeating copy protection, e.g., Macrovision, or copying
> tapes/DVDs, just want to time shift TV for watching later, and don't
> want to be inconvenienced by network "glitches".
Check out the information from the http://www.mythtv.org folks. As far
as I know, the "broadcast flag, has not yet been required of all
devices. If you'll be recording Over The Air (OTA) TV in ATSC format,
a lot of people like the HD Home Run unit.
For the OP, your requirements can be met quite well with a Haughpage
PVR-150 (which I use on my Mythbuntu box) or PVR-350 or PVR-500. All
seem well supported. I record from my DirecTV receiver using the
S-Video input on the PVR-150. The PVR series mentioned are analog
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