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Re: [opensuse] pcHDTV HD-5500 - HDTV for your Linux desktop
  • From: David Brodbeck <gull@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 12:12:43 -0800
  • Message-id: <45D36D3B.5060108@xxxxxxx>
JB wrote:
>> Nice. shame it's NTSC and ATSC only though. I was all ready to buy
>> one... and then realized... no PAL, No DVB-S, C, or T... so those of
>> us who live outside of the US, Canada, South Korea, Argentina, and
>> Mexico are out of luck with this particular card.
>>
>
> We're out of luck here in the states too if one can't get cable out in the
> woods :-(
>

On cable everything HDTV except local broadcast (and sometimes even
that) is usually encrypted anyway, so you're stuck using a set-top box.
I've been watching discussion on the MythTV list and it seems very
little on cable is unencrypted QAM.

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