Archived from groups: alt.video.digital-tv (More info?
"Mike" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I have digital cable, but only in the living room. I would like to "tape"
> shows currently broadcast on HBO, etc., to my HD & am needing some advice.
> The cable box has an S-Video out connection & my TV Tuner (MSI TV@nywhere)
> card has S-Video, as well. Can I put an S-Video jack in the wall & run a
> cable through the attic to my computer? Is there a distance limitation on
Depends on the quality of the cable, the picture will just get shabbier the
longer you go, remember S-Video doesn't include a stereo pair so you need to
run some additional cables or audio, or an optical/coax spdif if you can.