[Novalug] HDTV for 59$ (linux supported)
greg at pryzby.org
Sat Apr 7 19:05:25 EDT 2007
On Sat, Apr 07, 2007 at 04:00:39PM -0400, Rich Goodwin wrote:
> What Greg is referring to is the settop box. You can evidently ask for
> one with FireWire output. That would go into the TV using normal jacks.
> It would also enable you to connect a TiVo, MythTV, laptop/desktop, ....
> to it and get the unencrypted signal. You can find IRBlaster references
> to the configuration details of how DishNetwork/DirectTV are connected
> to MythTV setups. Good 'ol Wikipedia has a reasonably good start on
> this at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Set_top_box and MythTV details it
> I would like to see a link to where the provider is "legally" required
> to provide this. My suspicion is, if this is the case, they would do so
> only at great expense to you. What is "great expense?" IMHO, a cost
> with any number other than zero - but then in certain areas, I am
> extremely cheap ... errr frugal .... ;-)
I am going to find the reference.
My guess is worse case, you have to ask for it and be available during
a 12 hour window for delivery.
My *ass-u-me*tion is if you ask, they will deliver, because 99.9%
people don't know they are entitled to it.
greg pryzby greg at pryzby dot org
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