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I've tried to set up the s composite out thing, and i was wondering if i could watch (and record) tv from my computer monitor?

I have ati catalyst control center, and currently my cable(tv) is plugged to my computer using the s-composite out thing. Any help would be great
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You need a tv tuner card in order to watch tv on your computer. You can get a cheap pci version. The s-video out is for connecting TO a tv, which will allow you to use a tv as a monitor, which would not be good on account of the low resolution of a standard tv.
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I've tried to set up the s composite out thing, and i was wondering if i could watch (and record) tv from my computer monitor?

I have ati catalyst control center, and currently my cable(tv) is plugged to my computer using the s-composite out thing. Any help would be great
Look in the FOR SALE section Bigval is selling a TV tuner card.
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