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So i wasnt paying attention and posted in computer peripherals and it says not to do so.......
So i found an old TV tuner in my drawer of shux, and it looks nice and clean, even has AV inputs. So i was wondering if i use a single coax in to dual coax out would i be able to get a signal to my card? Basically i use the coax that runs to my TV, put the adapter on the IN part, run a coax from one of the outs to the TV and run a coax from the other out to my computer.
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Sounds like it would work...
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Thats what i thought, but what is this whit thing on the end of the PCB:


It looks like a plug, and its on the inside of the case but i dont know what its for.
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Now i have a choice between digital or analog signal, im in windows media center. Im not sure which to choose, im thinking analog since im using coaxial.
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More than likely analog. The connector is a feature connector. Used for internal sound wiring. Not really needed.
    
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SO i have it hooked up and all i get is snow, no picture or sound. I heard it might be because comcast encrypts the signal, but im using analog.
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I doubt it's encryption, more than likely than it's digital. Does that tuner support ATSC?
    
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I doubt it's encryption, more than likely than it's digital. Does that tuner support ATSC?
NTSC, whats the difference?
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