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Topic # 26529 25-Sep-2008 10:50
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I am considering building my own HTPC to run through my new lcd.
I would like to record from tv and also play rented and downloaded video and music. I have a pixelview tuner card from a previous setup. This card is about 4 years old now and may buy a newer card.
I would appreciate any input on tuner cards that are currently available. I don't need sky as I can go to my neighbours place to watch any of the sport I like.

I currently have

Asus M3N-HD HDMI / AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+, dual core AM2 3.2GHz
Gigabyte NVidia 9600GT 1gb DDR2
4gb DDR ram
Sony KDL46W4000
Arcam Diva amp
Yamaha CDX1000 cd
Tannoy Saturn 6 speakers

I would also like to use a wireless keyboard and mouse as the kit would be about 3mtr from the seating and remote control everything as much as I can.

Cheers all

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  Reply # 167140 25-Sep-2008 18:32
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most people here use hvr2200




HTPC: Intel i3-2100 / 12GB RAM / AMD HD7750 / 480 GB SSD / 58TB Storage / MediaPortal / MadVR / Win10
AVR: Pioneer Elite SC-LX87 220W 9.2 Ch AVR
Speakers: Wharfedale Jade 7 Fronts / Jade 2c Center / Jade 5 Rears
Subs: iNuke 3000dsp 3000W proamp with 4x 15" JBL Sealed Subs
Display: Samsung 60" UA60H6400 LCD TV
Accessories: Gefen HDMI Detective with splitter


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