Whats a good and cheap way to watch TV on my PC?

DarkManX

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I wanna get some kind of tv tuner card. I have a Vodoo3 2000 so It might be time to upgrade that to. what would be fairly cheap and good?
 

LuDaCriS66

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ATI TV Wonder VE is around $40. Only thing is that it only supports mono sound. Same with the Hauppauge WinTV Go's.

I have the ATI TV Wonder myself. Works really well and i'm running WinXP.
 

dolphin512

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I have the wintv-go...it is not exactly a high end card it but it does the job for me...and its only about $50 so you can't really go wrong.
 

TimeKeeper

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This might not answer your question, but I found the TV card creat lots heat in my system.
It can also be really really unstable depending on the manufacture and driver.
Might want to consider a cute 13" Color TV that cost less than $60 :)
 

Willoughbyva

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I just bought a AIW 7500 and it is nice for tv viewing and capturing stuff. I had a wintv go and while the tv thing worked ok in 98/me in xp it was just horriable, also the video capturing was atroucious (sp). I think Hauppage needs to make better drivers for nt based syatems. I really like the All In Wonder. If I had enough money I would have gotten the 8500 version, but really this one does all I need to do. The beta drivers have worked better for me than the others.

Good luck with it.

Will
 

jh0sken612

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I've used my 3dfx tuner card for about a year now... in 98SE And 2kPro, and Its worked flawlessly. I am really happy with it.

Eliminate the need for a TV in a dorm room, and you can get a bigger monitor :)