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Re: Hauppauge HD-PVR

 On Sat, 2008-05-10 at 13:53 -0400, Tom Metro wrote: 
> Jarod Wilson wrote: 
> > 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. 
> it's a device to take advantage of the "analog hole" in DRMed HD 
> video. Now I see the appeal. I've read that you've been able to do this 
> for a while, just not cost effectively. 

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