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pc tuner card

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by ricky91, Apr 10, 2006.

  1. ricky91

    ricky91 Guest

    hello i want to install a pc tuner card so i can watch tv in my pc and record my movies from cammera, but i would like to know can i install the graphics card into and lsot in the pc eg where the modem is?
  2. ozzy214

    ozzy214 Regular member

    Jul 28, 2005
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    Tv tuner card is sperate normally unless yeah get one of them fancy whirlie gig all in one deals...like the ati tv all-in-one wonder!

    Ebay has some good deals on those Happenhuage cards..like 80 bucks usd!
  3. BigDK

    BigDK Regular member

    Dec 1, 2005
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    What board do you have?
    You should normally have a dedicated slot foe either an AGP or PCI-E video card unless you are using an older PCI type card.
    But whatever you are using for the video, all you need is a free PCI slot to allow for the tv card.
    Otherwise you can use an external device that will plug into a USB 2.0 port on the PC.
    Better ones also allow you to capture from external devices as well.
    A good cheap device would be something like this:

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