[TriLUG] mythtv, QAM 256, & Time Warner Cable...
kjohnson at northcarolina.edu
Mon Oct 16 16:56:39 EDT 2006
At 04:36 PM 10/16/2006, you wrote:
>Reginald Reed wrote:
>>But speaking of port availability, Firewire is enabled on my
>>Scientific Atlanta 8300HD HD DVR. I was able to connect my Macbook
>>and capture data. The data is encrypted so I can't do anything with
>>it but it bodes well for the potential of using firewire to connect to
>That's good to hear! I've hestiated to allow anything that I _really_
>want to watch accumulate on the DVR for fear of loosing it in a power
>outage, HD failure, etc. If I could back up the files, with some
>confidence that restoring them would allow the DVR to play them...it
>would make me feel much better....
As an aside -- I run my 8300HD with an external sata drive that
doubled my store time. Just be sure to use a sata2 cable.
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