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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-09-2003, 11:05 AM Thread Starter
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For those with PC TV capture cards...

I got my Tivo but am also want to use my computer to capture TV also. What are good cards/programs to use.

I read the All-in-wonder cards are Ok but not great (seems alot of people had compatibility/freezing issues).

just want a basic one and not really interested in gaming capabilities and such, just one that will record some programs for online viewing later.

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I've been using the all in wonder radian (sp?) for a couple of years now ... using windows 98 it was a little bit of a pain getting the right drivers but with 2k it was pretty straight forward.

I don't know how the current model fares.

The tivo and video capture on your computer are a nice setup .. I use it all the time.

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The card seems to work ok but I have had issues with the drivers. I agree that finding the driver version that work best is a bit of a pain. Trust me there are other very nice hardware with worse issues software-wise.

You may wish to take a look at the Hauppage 350.

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I had a Pinnacle TV capture card for a couple of years and it worked okay. There is a tendancy to lock up especially if your IRQ's aren't set right. Windows XP does a good job of keeping them apart. If I were you I'd just use TiVO.

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The Nvidia Personal Cinema card is ok. The real upside is it is cheap. It is a Geforce 4 MX-440 card with a TV tuner thats it. The all-in-wonder is really geat but pricey. Check out the Nvidia card price and that may sell ya.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-10-2003, 12:58 PM
 
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I have a couple All-in-wonder cards. They are nice, but probably not worth the price. The next TV card I would get is this:

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...122-132&depa=1

You will find that for the money this is the best card. Otherwise go with a Hauppauge PVR Card for around $200.

:edit for wrong link

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