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TV Tuner Card Help

I'm looking at turning my PC into a DVR. I already have Vista Home Premium equipped, which comes with Media Center. I've been searching for a good TV Tuner Card and I've been getting conflicting information about what I need for the card. I've had my eyes on the Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-150. Some reviewers say that you need an antenna for a tuner card, while others say you can just plug a coaxial cable into the card. I would very much appreciate some information clarifying my confusion. Also, any recommendations would be welcome.

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They're right.

In reply to: TV Tuner Card Help

Somehow you need "signal" to said card. How you get it there is up to you and what country you are in.

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I Forgot To Mention

In reply to: They're right.

I'm going to be running a coaxial cable from a digital cable box to the card, is that all I would need, or do I need to split the signal somehow?

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Then that would mean...

In reply to: I Forgot To Mention

For most that would mean channel 3 on the Hauppauge and tuning is done in the digital cable box.

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