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If I set PS3 output to 720p, is HDMI signal still HDCP?

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February 29, 2012 11:40:56 PM

I would like to record my ps3 directly from my hdmi cable but I can't understand if I have hdcp problems even if I force it to 720p.
Do I need to buy a component cable because hdmi output is always HDCP encrypted?

Thanks for any suggestion
March 1, 2012 12:45:09 AM

What are you trying to use to record it? And Yes it still has HDCP
March 1, 2012 6:45:26 AM

You do realize we are talking about Sony? So yes....it's always HDCP over HDMI. The only way to send non-HDCP 720p is over component video (3 analog wires for video only)
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March 1, 2012 12:53:45 PM

I'm using Intensity shuttle to record. I'm buying the component video but now I'm looking for a way to view my preview in fullscreen with audio, even with 3rd party softwares... I really can't find a solution but if I have a computer monitor and not a tv, usually I don't have component connection :\
March 6, 2012 2:57:44 PM

it should come with a break out cable. Put you componet into that from the ps3 and then hdmi into the tv. Thats what i do and i play on 720p. Looks good too.
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