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Old 04-12-2006, 02:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I was wondering how these work?? Do you need a special vid card for them??

Basically what im asking is their anyway to get my cable to run through my monitor without buy9ing a video card. My lcd screen is alot bigger and clearer than my tv thats why I ask
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you need a tv tuner card to do this. basically think of a tv tuner card as "the guts" of a tv that actually pick up the signal except in a form that can be used in a pc.
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So if I buy a tv tuner card thats only like 50 bucks ill be able to watch tv on my monitor?
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Yes... but you get what you pay for
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