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Re: Hauppauge HD-PVR

 Jarod Wilson wrote: 
> Tom Metro wrote: 
>> The specs say it has a "H.264 AVCHD video encoder." Does that mean it is 
>> re-encoding the already encoded HD streams, or is that just for the NTSC 
>> recordings? 
> THAT is the kick-ass part. (more in a sec) 
>> What do you see as the advantage to this device over other HD tuners for 
>> use with MythTV? 
> So what this device takes in is high definition (or whatever def) 
> component video (ypbpr), and in hardware, encodes that analog signal 
> into an h264 stream, which is fed over usb2 to your pvr machine. Where 
> this is *awesome* is for people with satellite, who previously had no 
> way to record anything better than 720x480 w/o being locked into their 
> sat provider's dvr, and similar for those with cable boxes. 

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