Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Purchasing tv tuner card

15 Oct 2010   #1

I don't know
 
 
Purchasing tv tuner card

I am not totally computer savvy. I want to record daytime tv shows to watch on my computer and believe I want to purchase a TV tuner. I have a Gateway PC Model SX2800 which, I believe, has an PCI Express slot. I don't need HD-are there inexpensive ones available to purchase-if so, where?

Is the right category on this forum to ask this question?

I appreciate any advice.

Thanks,
Karen


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

15 Oct 2010   #2

windows 7 ultimate 64bit
 
 

why not get an external USB TV tuner? i checked out a review of your computer and it is very difficult to upgrade.

usb tv cards - Bing Shopping
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Oct 2010   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

That box has Available: 1 - PCI-E x16, 1 - PCI-E x1. We can assume the x16 slot is used for your video card, so if you have nothing else installed then you could install an internal TV tuner there.

I like Hauppauge Tuners. They are very reliable. Hauppauge Computer Works

Their software is very pedestrian. I use SageTV, which runs very well with Hauppauge products.

My daughter has the external tuner that she uses on her laptop. No problems, works great.

I've got 2 internal tuners in an old PC. One I bought one new, the other from Ebay. Both work great.

PS: I don't work for Hauppauge.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


Reply

 Purchasing tv tuner card




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Purchasing tv tuner card
Thread Forum
What to do with my tv tuner card Hardware & Devices
tv tuner card or something else? Hardware & Devices
New Tv Tuner Card Hardware & Devices
Tv Tuner Card Media Center
TV Tuner Card - Which One of These . . . Hardware & Devices
Dual TV Tuner cards or 2 STB boxes and 1 tuner card Media Center
Looking for TV Tuner Card Non-MC Graphic Cards

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:26 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33