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Digital TV to Your PC

Advantages: Digital Quality Video, Easy Setup, Works with Microsoft Media Center
Disadvantages: Drivers can be a pain

I recently purchased this card to accompany my Home Theatre PC (HTPC). I friend of mine has a similar setup and suggested this card was the way to go to accompany my High Def Ready TV. This card does exactly what it says on the tin, Digital Video throu ...

Mark20 31.03.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Hauppauge WinTV NOVA-PCI-T

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Massive functionallity, quite inexpensive

Advantages: Absolutely tiny (memory stick size) full DVB functionallity, desktop and laptop compatibility
Disadvantages: Really needs a 'proper' ariel

Imagine – turning your PC into a television – fantastic! – even better – it comes with a video recorder built in – even better! OK – so TV cards have been around for a while now, and essentially there’s very little difference nowadays at a hardware lev ...

dobieg 16.06.2009 · Read full review
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Review of AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid Volar HX - Windows 7 TV Starter Kit

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Diamond review  TV on your PC

Advantages: watch tv without a tv
Disadvantages: the software, weak reception

* Introduction * Many years ago, I was one of those unfortunate people who decided to subscribe to the, now defunct company, OnDigital. I had a rather nice set-top box next to my TV in the living room, and I could receive and watch channels that weren’ ...

orrin31 07.07.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Freecom DVB-T USB stick DVB terrestrial receiver / radio input adapter

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Going Digital

Advantages: Watching several channels at once.
Disadvantages: You may need a new aerial

With analogue TV on the way out it was time to get to grips with the TV future of our home. We have cable from Virgin Media but I was looking for a cheaper alternative and one that was perhaps a bit different from the usual freepay boxes. I found such ...

donf18 14.10.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Freecom DVB-T USB stick DVB terrestrial receiver / radio input adapter

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Not bad for the price

Advantages: Small design, useful for addition of another TV
Disadvantages: supplied aerial rubbish, supplied software not v good

I got one of these to add extra digital services to my household on my PC as I thought it would be good to watch a bit of TV whilst doing some Uni work or general web browsing, the price was excellent and the unit is quite a lot smaller than other digi b ...

Danny.B 15.03.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Freecom DVB-T USB stick DVB terrestrial receiver / radio input adapter

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