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what i want is a very good ota tv tuner, i have the hvr-1250 tv tuner card now. im not sure if there better ones out there. not looking to record anything just want to watch tv. monday im getting my rca outdoor ant751 antenna.
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You probably won't find one better than the 1250 if you only need it for OTA HD.
    
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Yup, the 1250 is a really good tuner.
Since your not wanting to record, you don't need a dual tuner (like the 2250) so your good to go.
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SiliconDust HDHomeRun Dual?

We have one for OTA and there isn't anything like it.. Beyond the fact that it feeds any device on our network wired GigE or wireless 802.11n. You won't be limited to only one device having access.

http://www.silicondust.com/products/hdhomerun/atsc/
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what i want is a very good ota tv tuner, i have the hvr-1250 tv tuner card now. im not sure if there better ones out there. not looking to record anything just want to watch tv. monday im getting my rca outdoor ant751 antenna.
Its not necessary the tuner its the antenna or antennas, to get better reception require good antennas. The good news is its is very cheap and easy to build an antenna to improve reception. Here are a bunch of sites that can help you with that.
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SiliconDust HDHomeRun Dual?

We have one for OTA and there isn't anything like it.. Beyond the fact that it feeds any device on our network wired GigE or wireless 802.11n. You won't be limited to only one device having access.

http://www.silicondust.com/products/hdhomerun/atsc/
I wouldnt consider it better since it requires a stronger signal.
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