Even though I have 5 months to prepare, it’s likely that I will have to record the primetime coverage on my DVR, and then, immediately afterward, transfer it to my hard drive for recording, then erase it and do the next night, and so on. Some stuff is marked “copy once”, which means that your DVR is allowed to record it, but there’s no way to capture that recording. It’d make recording the Olympics waaayy easier. I suggest unplugging unit, taking it outside and blowing out fan-intake are using compressed air. Write down everything you can before you do this! The threads I have been reading do not list a captue card in the requirements and one person mentioned drop-n-drag so it gets confusing. I would like to purchase a large hard disk and try this for myself.

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Who knows, there might be a much easier way to accomplish this.

I’m pretty sure that FireWire cables can plug into FireWire but it runs at the lower speed. Can you point me to the the forum s where I can look into these?

Thaddeus What is HD?

My Motorola HD cable box has Ethernet. What for?

I haven’t done any portscanning yet I haven’t even hooked it into my LANfirdwire I’m just wondering if anyone else has been able to do anything fun with it. The other end of the cable will depend on what connector if any your Mac has. Results 1 to 5 of 5. Port Scan has started The SATA port is the most likely candidate for such use.


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I haven’t seen any “hacks” for Moto or SA firmwares. Sat Nov 12, 7: Rick-F High Definition is the definition of life. Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

What format are the files captured from the ? Most top end set top boxes have a lot of features built in “in case” one of the cable companies decides it provides a marketing advantage. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.

I tried an external USB drive. I haven’t dch34116 up dch4316 Ethernet yet, because I have to wire some keystone jacks, and I’m lazy.

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I got it up and running in less than 5 minutes recording full HD to my hard drive. But unlike what I’ve read elsewhere, what happens next for me is different than what I’ve read should happen. You need a modem to hook up to the computer.


Anything else I do, I will have to do on the regular cable TVs in my house. My switch’s link light is on, so there’s a physical connection, but there’s no new entry in my router’s DHCP client table. Retrieved from ” https: There’s a page topic on avs which details how it works. I’m just not sure exactly what kind of firewire cable I need, though.

So a 1 hr show will take 1 hr to capture. For the DCH, the pattern is Feb 16, Posts: You should post a picture of the outputs so that I can identify them. For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome.

Kotorola you know the answer to any of these questions: From Wikibooks, open books for an open world. Content in this area has been identified as outdated or irrelevant.

Unfortunately, they are all too afraid of the content providers to exercise that advantage so the features go unutilized.