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what is a good Tv tuner card for the value?

and what is a good software to use for recording IF the card doesn't come with one?

Thanks
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post #2 of 6
I'd stick with the Haupage series of TV tuners. I use one on my HTPC and the software for it works very well. If you are using Vista with a media center or Windows media center you don't need software, just drivers. These OS's have built in playback functionality.
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cool, but i don't have media center.

i have xp pro
and vista business x64

but i googled around and it said beyondtv is a good program,

i also found a good deal on the

ati tv wonder elite and when i googled it, some good ratings came up and some bad ratings came up, does anyone have any experience with this card?
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http://www.hauppauge.com/pages/produ...a_hvr1600.html
is what I have can pick up on sale for 99USD at Compusa when it is on sale sometimes cheaper I think I paid 89 for mine. It comes with wintv2000 for watching TV, not the best in the world for TV software, but it works well. I am using my tuner with VIsta Ultimate and I couldn't be happier.
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I had the same card, but returned it due to the lame software. Worked great with a trial of BeyondTV, but I didn't want to have to shell out the $70 for the full version.
    
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Hauppauge FTW!

PVR-150 and BeyondTV
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