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What is the best tv tuner for value (cost vs performance) I am building a new pc and need one. A remote would be nice. It will be paired with a duel core and a hd3450. I know nothing about t tuners so I need the help.
Also, I have a budget of $600 for the computer so I can only spend about $50 on the tuner. If I need a better one, I will rethink my other parts
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16815116007

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16815116620

I have tried a few. These are both working well for me now. Depends what you need and what your budget is.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16815116007

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16815116620

I have tried a few. These are both working well for me now. Depends what you need and what your budget is.
How is the vista support?
Also, when the broadcasts become digital in feb 2009 will this support that signal without a special converter?
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This one is well within your budget and has a good rating on newegg. And this USB version has a good rating on tigerdirect.

Now, I haven't used either of these, but they're just ideas.
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This one is well within your budget and has a good rating on newegg. And this USB version has a good rating on tigerdirect.

Now, I haven't used either of these, but they're just ideas.
Does anyone know about the vista support?

Also, will this support digital signal when it is converted in feb 2009?
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Does anyone know about the vista support?

Also, will this support digital signal when it is converted in feb 2009?
Both state they are analog only.
    
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Hauppauge WinTV-HVR 1800
Best TV tuner money can buy. For non cable card.
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post #9 of 14
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Is there one that will support digital or should I just get a converter box?
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post #10 of 14
vista is not that big of an issue anymore with the hauppauge line up
i have the wintv-go plus . if you check the spec it does not say anything anout vista being supported, but yet im using it on vista. wintv2000 (app to contol the tv card) i could not get to work but i would reccommend useing dscaler as the app to control your tv turner card
it has a great selection on how you like the set up to be used for best quality and picture
it is the app i use
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