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Hey everybody,

I just got this 27'' Samsung HDTV and let me tell you I am very impressed. For the price the picture and features it has are amazing, I am very happy with it.

Now I want to be able to record the TV I watch on it through my computer. Can anyone tell me all the necessary equipment I will need to be able to record the TV onto my computer? Links would be greatly appreciated.

I was thinking I would need a TV tuner card or something like that and then hook my TV and computer monitor to it so the same image appears on both screens, then I could just hit record on my computer and get whatever I am watching. Is that what I need to do? If not please tell me how to do this and what I need to get.

Thanks alot.
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post #2 of 9
I looked at the back of that TV (Pic on Best Buy's site) and there's a set of AV out port on the back of the TV.

You can just hook up some RCA cables to a sound card (line in) and a video caputure card to the corrosponding ports and capture whatever is displayed on your TV
    
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Ok that is sort of what I was thinking I needed to do but can you give me links, Im new to this type of stuff.

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post #4 of 9
Neweggs Lineup of Tv Tuners

You need to find either a card with a s-video with an adapter for the 3 av cables,and a rf connector or a card with the 3 av inputs and a rf connector.

This way you can choose if you want to use a splitter to connect an rf to the computer, and a seperate one to the tv or if you want to connect one to the tv and use the tv as the splitter and reduce signal loss.
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Originally Posted by Snip3rWarrior
Neweggs Lineup of Tv Tuners

You need to find either a card with a s-video with an adapter for the 3 av cables,and a rf connector or a card with the 3 av inputs and a rf connector.

This way you can choose if you want to use a splitter to connect an rf to the computer, and a seperate one to the tv or if you want to connect one to the tv and use the tv as the splitter and reduce signal loss.
Ok so if i were to buy this I could just split the cable and have one going to my TV and one going to the card. Then i could just record whatever was on right?

I really like what people are saying about that card. Its pretty cheap and the reviews for it are great. I like the fact that it can compress in DIVX format which would save alot of HD space.

So this card would be the only thing I need right? With those cables it comes with, could I use my TV as a computer monitor or is this impossible?
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Can someone anwser my above post?
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Do you have a Tivo or PVR on the TV? If yes, you may have trouble recording as its a digitally scrambled input/output signal. Direct connect from cable would be fine but if you don't run cable through the box first, then you don't get all your extra channels (and HD stuff)
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Originally Posted by Robilar
Do you have a Tivo or PVR on the TV? If yes, you may have trouble recording as its a digitally scrambled input/output signal. Direct connect from cable would be fine but if you don't run cable through the box first, then you don't get all your extra channels (and HD stuff)
No I don't have Tivo or PVR, just Dish Network 500. So can I get that one card and have what I need to work?
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