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Yea I'm just like mercy flush. We have to get a converter box to watch (free) channels. I was just wondering if the card would do the converting part or would i still have to buy a separate box for that.

Let me get this straight. Right now you have a digital to analog converter box that is hook up to a TV right? You want to buy a TV tuner (HVR-1250) so you can watch TV shows on the PC right?

You do not need a converter box for a TV tuner. Not unless you are buying some very aged TV tuner. Any TV tuner that supports ATSC will work with digital over the air channel on its own.
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If you want to keep Comcast, just pick this up. It replaces the cable box and hooks up to your pc via USB. All you need to get from comcast is a multistream cablecard
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No right now, I just have a TV.That's it nothing else. If I want the free over the air channels I have to buy a converter box. I'm trying to get free over air channels.
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I can back the Hauppauge 2650. This things a monster, and I pay nothing per month for the cable card, I love Comcast.
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No right now, I just have a TV.That's it nothing else. If I want the free over the air channels I have to buy a converter box. I'm trying to get free over air channels.

You obviously have a pc too...otherwise why would you link to a pc card in the OP? If you just want over the air, the one you linked will work with an antenna hooked up to it
Edited by longroadtrip - 4/26/12 at 10:58pm
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