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Topic # 60357 25-Apr-2010 14:33
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Hi all,

I'm in the process of replacing my antiquated HTPC with a Mac Mini running Windows 7. I'm going to get a new (USB) TV tuner, preferably one that supports Freeview. If possible I'd like to get a dual tuner (although this isn't the end of the world, assuming I could just get two single tuners and plug them in together...) 

One slight complexity is that I'll be moving to Melbourne later in the year, so whatever I get will need to work there too. However I understand (from another forum post) that any Freeview which works in NZ should work in Australia with their Freeview too.

So, can anyone recommend a decent USB tuner to get?

Thanks in advance,

John 

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  Reply # 322656 25-Apr-2010 14:35
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I was using a Hauppagge HVR900 on my Media Center before moving to an HDHomeRun and it worked fine.






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  Reply # 322660 25-Apr-2010 14:38
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Thanks! Did you use it with Windows 7, by any chance? (I've seen a few mutterings around the intertubes that its drivers don't play 100% nicely with Windows 7.)

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  Reply # 322662 25-Apr-2010 14:40
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Awesome. Thanks!

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  Reply # 322664 25-Apr-2010 14:48
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What Mac Mini are you using? I assume it's a newer one that has the GPU to support Freeview|HD?



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  Reply # 327013 5-May-2010 18:06
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Hmm, good point... I have a mid 2007 model, which according to the Apple site (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3476) doesn't have a GPU :(

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