[MacDV] Recording broadcast TV in HD

David DelMonte ddelmonte at mac.com
Mon Sep 26 16:50:32 PDT 2005

I have not tried off-air hdtv. What channels can you typically receive?


On Sep 26, 2005, at 6:46 PM, Kunga wrote:

> It is for off air and digital cable. I use it for off air. Haven't  
> hooked it to cable. But ElGato says Cable systems don't encrypt  
> digital broadcast signals yet. It does have a digital cable an off  
> air tuner in it. And it has a Strength-Quality meter built in to  
> make it easy to adjust an antennae. Yes it is not for satellite.  
> Don't you have off air HDTV where you live? Off air is the best  
> quality - true 1920 x 1080 or 720. Cable and Satellite are  
> typically FAKE reduced resolution. Same with sets. Most are FAKE  
> lower res interpolation schemes.
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> On Sep 26, 2005, at 3:25 PM, David DelMonte wrote:
>> Isnt it correct though that this unit cannot pickup encoded  
>> signals - so that it cannot be used with a cable tv or satellite  
>> tv interface.
>> David
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