TV Tuner card?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Bootsy, Jan 31, 2003.

  1. Bootsy

    Bootsy Huh?

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    Anyone know of a good cheap tv tuner card? I have cable in my house and want to be able to watch my cartoons on my desktop and record them when i'm not around. Thanx
     
  2. Cosmin

    Cosmin Graphic Designer

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    I highly recommend the Leadtek Winfast TV2000 XP Deluxe tuner
    Hardware Interface 32-bit PCI 2.1 bus mastering
    Compatibility Graphics drivers must include DirectX 8.1 software Video Standards Graphics drivers must include DirectX 8.1 software
    Video Standards NTSC, PAL or SECAM TV Tune NTSC, PAL or SECAM
    TV Tune NTSC, PAL I/DK, PAL BG/DK, PAL M/N, SECAM LL, SECAM BG for respective model
    Full 181 channels supported
    FM Tuner Stereo FM 76Mhz ~ 108Mhz (for Japan only)
    88Mhz ~ 108Mhz (elsewhere except Japan)
    Video Display True color overlay in scaleable video-in-a-window
    Video Format RGB32/RGB24/RGB15/YUY2 Drivers RGB32/RGB24/RGB15/YUY2
    Drivers WDM drivers for Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP
    Connectors 2 F-connectors for RF TV and FM signal inputs
    1 Stereo phone jack for audio output
    1 phone jack for I/R sensor
    1 MiniDIN 6-pin connector with one S-Video and 1 RCA connector for Video input 1 MiniDIN 8-pin connector for S-Video, stereo audio input or Philips camera
    1 Stereo phone jack for audio input 1 RCA yellow jack for composite video input
    Bundle software WinFastDVD from Leadtek
    Video Studio 6.0 from Ulead Cool 3D
    3.0 from Ulead
    Package Contents WinFast TV2000 XP Deluxe card WinFast TV2000 XPcard
    WinFast TV drivers/utilities CD-ROM
    1 MiniDIN A/V cable
    1 stereo audio cable
    Remote control & batteries
    IR sensor plug
    FM antenna cable(FM version only)
    User's manual
    Minimum System Requirements One available PCI 2.1 compliant slot
    Pentium II 300MHz or higher compatible PC 64MB of system memory
    MS Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP
    Graphics sub-system with DirectX 8.1 or above
    16-bit sound card
    Operating systems support Windows®98/98SE/ME/2000/XP


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  3. Bootsy

    Bootsy Huh?

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    cool, very nice features. I also heard that the asus model was good too...any feedback on that one? Is there a consumer-report type comparison on these cards?
     
  4. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    even though you are not in the UK you could check www.dabs.com as they sometimes have consumer reviews for some pieces of hardware