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#20086 12-Mar-2008 22:39
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Wanting to know which external dvb-t + analog TVTuner for a laptop do you recommend? I am looking at the Hauppauge HVR-900. I hear the software is a bit dated though. I am running windows vista. Can anyone recommend something better (up to about $250)

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#116232 12-Mar-2008 22:49
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I am usinga HVR-900 on my Media Center. I don't really care about their software because it does not support the DVB-T HD standard used in New Zealand - for that you need dvbviewer and a proper H.264 decoder.

It works well, and I had no problem finding the channels with dvb-viewer.

I am about to receive some Compro devices to test too - no idea of quality yet.




 

 

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  #116414 13-Mar-2008 17:59
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Thanks, i will go with the hvr-900. Will be interested to hear how those compro ones work out.

 
 
 
 


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  #116886 16-Mar-2008 09:08
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Has anyone tried the AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-T Volar yet?




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  #116891 16-Mar-2008 10:07
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I'm using the HVR-900 quite happily on my laptop. What spec is your machine?

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  #116920 16-Mar-2008 13:24
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Well, unlike the author, I'm not going to use it on a laptop myself.. just looking for portablility between various desktop PCs (all high spec dual core). Was just after some good USB DVB-t hardware with BDA drivers for use with Media Portal.

EDIT: And Vista driver support.. which the AVerMedia AVerTV DVB-T Volar doesn't appear to have.




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