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TWC and copy flags for cable card

Started by EmuZombie, Friday Apr 04, 2014, 02:47:00 pm

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EmuZombie

After the recent price hikes with TWC's DVR and the poor excuse of improvements, I've been considering building my own DVR system again.

A few years ago it was pretty well known TWC flagged all programs except the local channels as copy-once, effectively making a multi-room DVR system impossible without the use of Xbox 360 based WMC clients.  

I haven't been able to find any updated information to see if that has changed.

My ideal system would be MythTV based with Raspberry-pi based clients, however programs can only be flagged as copy-freely in order for recording via MythTV to function.

Does anyone know if TWC still flags all programs with the copy-once flag or do they now correctly use copy-freely flag?

LoadStar

It has not changed, and is unlikely to change.