[vdr] Budget and CA

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Mon Aug 1 22:23:05 CEST 2005


Tomas Prybil wrote:
> Hi list!
> 
> C+ are now starting up a new channel with films in HDTV format named C 
> MORE HD on their Scandinavian feed from Thor. I'm interested in trying 
> to record and later have a look at this.
> I've understand (and seen) that the FF cards are unable to handle the 
> feed itself and I therefore need to get a budget card.
> 
> Now to the Q: Can the budget card use the CA inserted in the FF card in 
> order to decrypt the stream?

No, that's not possible (AFAIK).

But a FF card might be possible to _record_ the stream, even
though it can't _replay_ it. The limiting factor here is the
MPEG decoder. Haven't tried this, though.

Klaus



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