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HDTV storage needs

how well does a firewire connection to an hd stb grab video?
what resolution and data rate?  

-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces-mNDKBlG2WHs at [mailto:discuss-bounces-mNDKBlG2WHs at] On Behalf
Of Derek Atkins
Sent: Friday, October 03, 2008 9:31 AM
To: Jarod Wilson
Cc: discuss-mNDKBlG2WHs at
Subject: Re: HDTV storage needs

Jarod Wilson <jarod-ajLrJawYSntWk0Htik3J/w at> writes:

> Verizon's FiOS TV services has gone the converter box route. I've got 
> two of them, long been meaning to actually hook one into my myth setup

> (its basically a very tiny bare-bones motorola cable box), but 99% of 
> what I really actually care about watching is in unencrypted qam, and 
> now I have the hd-pvr to hook up instead...

How stable is the myth support for the hd-pvrs?  Doesn't it require
using myth trunk?  I'm a little loathe to run bleeding-edge software but
I really am looking forward to using hd-pvrs.


       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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