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Does anyone have any thoughts comparing the Hauppauge Colossus to the Blackmagic Intensity Shuttle? I have Time-Warner Cable, so I will likely be using the component cables to record digital cable channels and avoid HDCP. I will not be recording any gaming. Other than the Colossus being internal, having optical audio as an option, not requiring USB 3.0 (which I do have already on my mobo), and having a lower cost, will there be much or any difference in the quality of...
Hey ZxRO - I think the best options for what you are intending are as follows: 1. A Hauppauge HD-PVR. Using component video cables you can record up to 1080i with this device for most channels regardless of encryption on HDMI since the component cables bypass the HDCP snafu. No HDMI-in for this one. 2. A Hauppauge WinTV DCR-2650. Using a CableCard (which I've heard the first CableCard for most areas of Comcast comes at no extra monthly charge) you can record any...
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