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TV Tuner Card?

by scifiiman / November 24, 2006 8:26 AM PST

I have a media center PC that i built and im looking for a good tv tuner card that has great recording quality. I want to use it to schedule recording for my favorate tv shows. I have the ability to connect optical for audio and component, S-Video or standard composite cable video on my directv reciever. I have a spending limit around $200.

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Beware "Standard Definition"
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 24, 2006 9:00 AM PST
In reply to: TV Tuner Card?

It looks ratty on PC displays (HD screens too) and you'll find owners trying card after card to get a better TV. Sorry, but that's SD for you.

Is there a HDTV feed we can use?


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SD and HD
by scifiiman / November 24, 2006 9:12 AM PST

I tried setting up an HD OTA setup but my area is real bad in getting signals, to many hill sin the area and my directv as all still on SD.

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The makes I use are...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 24, 2006 10:23 AM PST
In reply to: SD and HD

ATI and Hauppauge for SD OTA reception. Can't tell any difference in quality (both are what they are.)


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