Scrolling text was clear and easy to read. The picture was bright and colors were vivid, although with traces of softness. We wish the tuner handled channel changes more quickly, but we'll take image quality over quick channel surfing every time. Thehad less lag, but its image quality was not as good.
In our direct-signal tests using a set-top DVD player and the S-Video port, the TV Wonder Elite displayed high detail video without a trace of artifacts or flicker, with video and audio perfectly in sync. Recorded TV programs were clean, but video recorded from a DVD was not as sharp as the direct signal.