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This is on most of the Specs for TV tuners on Newegg.
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This television receiver has only an analog broadcast tuner and will require a converter box after February 17, 2009, to receive over-the-air broadcasts with an antenna because of the Nation's transition to digital broadcasting. Analog-only TVs should continue to work as before with cable and satellite TV services, gaming consoles, VCRs, DVD players, and similar products. For more information, call the Federal Communications Commission at 1-888-225-5322 (TTY: 1-888-835-5322) or visit the Commission's digital television website at: www.dtv.gov
I need a TV tuner that will support Digital broadcasts so I don't have to buy a converter box for it. Do you know of any? Also, it needs to be PCI.
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Any of the Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1xxxx will do it.

WinTV-HVR-1600: http://www.hauppauge.com/site/produc...a_hvr1600.html
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Hows this for PCI 1x:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16815116016

or this
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16815116024
Edit: PCIe 1x
Edited by mortimersnerd - 6/5/08 at 1:19pm
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Originally Posted by mortimersnerd View Post
Do you mean PCIe/PCI-E or PCI?

For PCIe, these work well:
Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1800
Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1250
AVerMedia Bravo Hybrid (H788)
AVerMedia Combo (M780)
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Do you mean PCIe/PCI-E or PCI?

For PCIe, these work well:
Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1800
Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1250
AVerMedia Bravo Hybrid (H788)
AVerMedia Combo (M780)
yeah, I meant PCIe 1x.

The 1250 is priced quite well. The reviews on newegg are pretty bad for all of them. I am just going to assume that the reviewers are incompetent.
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I have this one and it works great. I'm using Media Center in Vista, don't know how it's non Media Center program works.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16815116016
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