what are some good tv tuner cards?

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  1. D1G1T4L

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    I like ATI TV Wonder. I think Jolly likes NVTV. There might be another good one out there.
     
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    If it's for MCE, do a NVTV.

    If it's not for MCE, then do a Hauppage.
     
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    i got windows xp pro
     
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    Hauppage PVR-250
     
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    it's 140 bucks on new egg :hsd:

    whats the difference between that one and Hauppauge WINTV-PCR 150MCE-LP
     
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    I've got two, one is part of an All-in-Wonder AGP and the other is a PCI seperate. Don't buy ATI. Their software blows. Their drivers blow. I can't imagine somone could make a product tougher to implement/maintain.
     
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    so what do u recommend then
     
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    It took forever to get it stable, even then only with hacked drivers. It's my media server (HTPC) so now that it's stable I havn't messed with it. It is running ATI's software.

    The PCI card was in my main PC but the drivers broke, again, after a windows update. It's pulled now, sitting in the ebay box.
     
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    The TVbox one, the external using USB2.0, well that nice if you don't be died to a desktop/tower PC. You'll be able to use it with a laptop as well. Compared to a PCI card, it's portable. So you can take it to someone else's house for whatever reason and using their computer...of course you'll have to install the drivers there and what not.
    As for how good it is, I don't know.

    The Leadtek TV2000 XP Deluxe, I've got the TV2000 XP Expert and I think it's great. Between the 2 there is little difference.

    If you one that will capture HDTV, keep looking. Leadtek does have both PCI and USB units that will support HDTV.
     
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    The PIP works if I use an external tuner.

    One thing good about this card: It's several years old and has been in 3-4 different PC's, even loaned it out once. The hardware is great.
     
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    can anyone name me some that support HDTV
     

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