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Record and playback high definition TV signals
Authored by: readparse on Apr 29, '04 11:47:11AM

Sure, I'll go ahead and reply to my own comment... as lame as that might seem. Here's the rub. Sure, recording is cool. I actually just want to WATCH my TV on my Mac. Yeah, I could go buy a card, but with a firewire out on my cable box, it makes me think I could hook the sucker up and watch away.

The only reason I don't just try it is because firewire cables ain't the cheapest and I have to buy a 6-pin to 6-pin cable. The only one I have is 6-to-4. Before I spend the $35 or so, I'd be curious about what I'm up against.

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Record and playback high definition TV signals
Authored by: g4zilla on Apr 30, '04 04:40:24AM

I picked up a 15 foot cable for $10.95:

Even with $5 shipping, that's still cheap! (Oh, and I use the cable regularly; FW disk mode, hooking up the company Nikon, etc.--no problems!)

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