On Mon, 22 Dec 2008, Kae Verens wrote:
> I'm intrigued - didn't know there was a non-legal use for them - I have
> four at the moment that I'm using for a robot, but will not need them in
> a week (building an I2C-based replacement for them - less cables and
>> what is this hookie cable-tv box trick that you're speaking of?
There are apparently, replacement set-top boxes available for the likes of
the NTL (and presumably chorus) digital service. These don't enforce
control on which channels may be viewed.
From what I gathered, apparently some of them need reprogramming
occasionally with a new key or something and this is done from a pc over a
serial console. This could be very wrong, but that's what I understood
from the shop assistant.
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