I have a Topfield PVR, it has the red, yellow and white connections (I never remember the names for them). It outputs them and my PC has red, yellow and white input connectors at the front. What program would I use to view the live tv?
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19 Jan 2012
Windows 7 Ultimate
Quote: Originally Posted by Qdos
Component, I believe...
I'm not sure you need a PC to view the output on the Toppy as it's already video... ready to feed a monitor...
The Toppy only supports Component and Scart so I couldn't output it directly to my monitor. Copying a file from it via USB is deathly slow, I thought that I could hook it up to my PC and then record files straight to my hard drive via Windows Media Center?
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19 Jan 2012
3rd Rock from the Sun
Topfields aren't outputting a signal though. It's not a tuner feed, the box send out a video feed.
Both Toppy's and Humax boxes are crap on USB speeds.
There are hacks you can do to them though...
I used to run a Humax PVR box direct to a Dell 2005 IPS monitor, and audio to separate speakers...