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Old 8th November, 2005, 01:03 AM
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Any good cheap off brand TV tuner cards?

I want to add a TV tuner to one of my computers. PCI, USB, I don't care. I just want a cheap one that works well, preferably with a remote. Please advise.
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Old 8th November, 2005, 02:04 AM
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This or this looks good. Tell me how it works because I'm thinking about getting one.
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Old 8th November, 2005, 02:44 AM
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Nono.. lol

I am asking for advice from people who own dem. I'm not the guinea pig.
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I've owned many TV tuner cards and they are all awful. The best one I have attaches directly to the monitor and has its own remote, the tuning is still incredibly slow.
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I'm afraid the only TV tuner card I have is DVB-T (digital video), and hence probably not much use you to. On the other hand, it works very well, and delivers an MPEG2 stream to my system, which then decodes it.
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Old 9th November, 2005, 02:26 AM
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How about this don't go cheap with a tuner. Get a good one with a live TV pause. It will cost about $200.
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Wow - that's expensive. How come they cost so much?
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I paid $300 for my Sasem On Air USB HDTV tuner that doesnt even work due to awful windows drivers and no linux compatibility
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Wow - that's expensive. How come they cost so much?
It's like a high end cable box but instead of paying a fee your buying it.
TIVO is a $50-$200 but you then pay $19.99-$39.99 a month.
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external boxes that just pluyg into your monitor are supposed t be good, get a niceish one and should have picture i picture, that way doesnt matter if you pc is doing lots of work as your pcs out of the loop, or it can be off
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