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HDTV storage needs

On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 09:36:34AM -0400, John.Boland-4MWP6VXyifjQT0dZR+AlfA at wrote:
> you said you have three tuners. what are using for a signal source? I'm
> just using a splitter and getting the analog signal off my cable (rcn).
> this limits me to about channel 70 for the two cards.  unfortunately, my
> backend doesn't have firewire (yet) so that I could tap into the hd
> cable box.

RCN doesn't do analog in Waltham any more :(

I have an HDHR which gets about 15 channels -- luckily, ones we
are very likely to watch -- and a FW connection to a STB.
Changing the FW card made the STB connection less flaky, but I
still can't manage two STBs at once.


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