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#20345 22-Mar-2008 12:10
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I have bought a new computer recently and i wanted to wacth tv on it. I live in a three story townhouse and the computer is located on the top floor. I wanted to know what the best card for under 150ish to wacth free view and normal tv is
                    2. What type of aerial/sattelite i need.  (Do u need one with a usb tuner?)
                    3. Is external better than internal
I use a bunny ear anntennae now and i get fairly poor reception. Sometimes i get excellent reception. The townhouse complex also has a wall outlet for tv antenna and this also has fairly poor reception.

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  #118030 22-Mar-2008 12:25
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Hauppauge HVR 900 from supports analog and DVB-T terrestrial. See Freeview maps for DVB-T H.264 coverage with official launch April 2nd.

EDIT: Whether rabbits ears are OK for DVB-T can only be determined once you test. I'm 16 km from Sugarloaf and found indoor antenna inadequate for DVB-T reception yet analog reception was quite watchable.

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  #118036 22-Mar-2008 12:45
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Thx for the card recomendation. Im in a very likely zone for free view reception according to the map, Drak green .Also is there any indoor anntenna that can bo adequate for DVB-T reception ?
Also i forgot to ask
What will i need to do to wacth sky uhf on computer ?

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