TV-Tuner/Video Capture Card

  • Thread starter failurbydesign
  • https://www.osnn.net/admin.php?templates/thread_view.1970/delete&_xfRedirect=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.osnn.net%2Fadmin.php%3Ftemplates%2Foutdated Start date

failurbydesign

music MUSIC music
Political Access
Joined
21 Apr 2004
Messages
1,818
I would like one of these in my pc, dont kno wmuch about them but would like to learn. Can i use this if i have direct tv? If i have ine can i watch tv on my pc (with and without recording?).....
 

Sazar

Rest In Peace
Joined
12 Apr 2002
Messages
14,905
You can use direct TV if you want, you just run it through a single channel and use the box to change channels like on a regular tv.

You can use it to watch tv on your pc as well, recording or not, your call.

Hauppauge and Ati make some of the best tv tuners.
 

failurbydesign

music MUSIC music
Political Access
Joined
21 Apr 2004
Messages
1,818
Great, thanks. I dont have direct tv box in my room yet....but ill get one...also what should i look 4 in the product???
 

Sazar

Rest In Peace
Joined
12 Apr 2002
Messages
14,905
Depends.

USB means you can use with anything, including notebooks.

PCI typically has more features at cheaper price.

Your call.
 

Mainframeguy

Debiant by way of Ubuntu
Joined
29 Aug 2002
Messages
3,763
Sazars right - if you want some personal detailed opinions from a UK user - I have Winfast PCI cards (two off) and Haupage USB....

Get back with your needs and any further info you may need... Because what you plan on doing with it affects useage and choice (EG if recording TV in any quantity you'll need plenty HD space....)
 

Members online

No members online now.

Latest forum posts

Latest profile posts

Xie wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Impressed you have kept this alive this long EP! So many sites have come and gone. :(

Just did some crude math and I apparently joined almost 18yrs ago, how is that possible???
hello peeps... is been some time since i last came here.
Electronic Punk wrote on Sazar's profile.
Rest in peace my friend, been trying to find you and finally did in the worst way imaginable.
Terrahertz wrote on Electronic Punk's profile.
Yo fellas!
Electronic Punk wrote on Sazar's profile.
Where are you buddy?

Forum statistics

Threads
62,000
Messages
673,429
Members
5,596
Latest member
Joshua Liansky