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HDTV storage needs

On 10/02/2008 10:07 AM, Dan Ritter wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 09:36:34AM -0400, John.Boland-4MWP6VXyifjQT0dZR+AlfA at wrote:=

>  =20
>> you said you have three tuners. what are using for a signal source? I'=
>> 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, =
>> backend doesn't have firewire (yet) so that I could tap into the hd
>> cable box.
>>    =20
> RCN doesn't do analog in Waltham any more :(
>  =20
AFIK, cable companies are required to provide analog until 2012. They=20
can do this by either providing analog/DT/HD feeds or by providing=20
digital converter boxes free of charge to some subscribers. Currently=20
Comcast is providing analog, but they have cut out a few of channels.

Jerry Feldman <gaf-mNDKBlG2WHs at>
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