Originally Posted by grizzfan
What I'm talking about here is a sports program that I recorded on the DishNetwork 722K; it's sitting there and I want to save it to a DVD.
The back panel diagram of my 722K has an HDMI output. (haven't looked at the real thing, but presume the diagram is accurate).
So, if I understand, I would put an HDMI cable between the Dishnetwork 722K and the Hauppauge 1212 to pass from the 722K HDD and then send the program to my laptop and burn a DVD(s). My Toshiba laptop is a dual core Intel, pretty fast and about a 60Gb HDD.
Does this make any sense? Thanks.
OK so this is how it works based on the 1212, It can record only from the component output of the 722K, (This is the Analog hole that the studios and cable co's want to kill)
(722K) -> Component cable -> (1212 HD PVR) -> component cable -> TV * the component cable max resolution is 1080i (still Hidef).
The 1212 HD PVR connects to your laptop via USB.
You launch the PVR software on your laptop, You play the recorded sports event on the DVR, you can watch it on the TV (the 1212 passes the signal through), press record, on the laptop PVR software, and viola after the show is finished, and you press stop on the PVR software, and the DVR, you have the show recorded on your laptop in wonderful Hidef (Mpeg4 -AVC), You can now use a software like Nero, or Pinnacle studio, or the 1212 software to create a Blu-ray player playable HD DVD. Please note HD DVD is Hidef video recorded on a DVD disc, The only current HDvideo playing disc players are Blu-ray players. HDDVD has become an obsolete product. To make a truely hidef disc you need a Blu-ray burner, and blu-ray recordable media (currently $$$). Hope this helps.
the 1212 cannot record from hdmi sources, and the 722K will not output video over component when it senses the hdmi output attached to a TV, it automatically defaults to hdmi output, and stops component output. (yes this is a pain)