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Old 11-27-2007, 02:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default TV tuner, where to start?

I am not an expert on TV tuners. There are many name brands I'm not too familiar with (hauppauge). Not to mention prices range from $20 - $130. Basically here are the things I need my TV tuner to do:

Play TV and Playstation 3 in great (HD, digital) quality.
Record TV shows.
Good sound quality.
S-video port.

Things I don't really need:

Remote control.
FM tuner
Low price

All this on a Samsung 245BW monitor.
Anyone have experience with these things? Any advice would be appreciated.
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I dont know much but i got a winfast tv tuner and its ok.
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Newegg.com - Hauppauge WinTV-HVR 1800 MCE Kit 1128 NTSC/ATSC/QAM/FM TV Tuner Card w/MCE Remote - Retail
Get this. Comes with a remote and has dual tuners. I just put one in my media server. Lets you record a digital signal and analog signal at the same time. Also has a remote.

Should you need a PCI version its the 1600 rather than the 1800. Same card, different interface.
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