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Windows 7: Install PCI card on laptop ?

07 Jun 2010   #1
TheIceman6

Windows 7 - Ultimate
 
 
Install PCI card on laptop ?

Hello,

I want to buy a DVB device - Twinhan 1025 It's a PCI device. Is it possible that I could get it to work on my laptop ?

There's a USB version but it doesn't have the supported features that I want.

Thanks !


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07 Jun 2010   #2
baarod

El Capitan / Windows 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheIceman6 View Post
Hello,

I want to buy a DVB device - Twinhan 1025 It's a PCI device. Is it possible that I could get it to work on my laptop ?

There's a USB version but it doesn't have the supported features that I want.

Thanks !
No.
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07 Jun 2010   #3
TimStitt

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by baarod View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheIceman6 View Post
Hello,

I want to buy a DVB device - Twinhan 1025 It's a PCI device. Is it possible that I could get it to work on my laptop ?

There's a USB version but it doesn't have the supported features that I want.

Thanks !
No.
Yes.

There are some solutions available, although not many. One method is an external case that plugs into your laptops Expansion slot, there may be other configurations too.
Take a look here at 2 examples from Magma, have a search for others.
Magma - PCI & PCI Express Expansion Solutions
Magma - PCI & PCI Express Expansion Solutions

Tim
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07 Jun 2010   #4
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Tim I'm going to have to side with the no, at least as far as the items you linked too. Those things are totally impractical unless you are using them in a professional environment, they are definitely not meant for the consumer market. As an example the single slot one you linked too,

1-Slot Cardbus-to-PCI Expansion System Full Lenth - Compare prices, reviews, user opinions - Shopper.com
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07 Jun 2010   #5
baarod

El Capitan / Windows 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheIceman6 View Post
Hello,

I want to buy a DVB device - Twinhan 1025 It's a PCI device. Is it possible that I could get it to work on my laptop ?

There's a USB version but it doesn't have the supported features that I want.

Thanks !
List the features the PCI has that the USB doesn't and we'll try to find an alternate supplier.
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07 Jun 2010   #6
Zepher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

what about these if you have an expresscard slot
Twinhan 1028 DTV PCI-E Satellite TV Tuner Card - AzureWave AD-SE 200

PE4H

There is a member on another forum I frequent that used that Expresscard adapter to hook a 2GB 5850 to his Lenovo Laptop,
http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?...ht=lenovo+5850
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08 Jun 2010   #7
TimStitt

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
Tim I'm going to have to side with the no, at least as far as the items you linked too. Those things are totally impractical unless you are using them in a professional environment, they are definitely not meant for the consumer market. As an example the single slot one you linked too,

1-Slot Cardbus-to-PCI Expansion System Full Lenth - Compare prices, reviews, user opinions - Shopper.com
@Stormy13, I think that "totally impractical" is a little tough..... let me explain nicely given that the solution fits the information provided and that you're not in a position to represent every consumer. Many people read our forums for a diverse number of reasons and I believe that all solutions should be included, thus providing more knowledge to the OP, us, current readers and future readers.

Perhaps you feel that the magma solution is too expensive? Well I did say "here at 2 examples from Magma, have a search for others", and Zepher has done exactly that and posted some great examples along the lines of what I was pointing out. Take a look, perhaps we can win you over.
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08 Jun 2010   #8
TimStitt

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by baarod View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheIceman6 View Post
Hello,

I want to buy a DVB device - Twinhan 1025 It's a PCI device. Is it possible that I could get it to work on my laptop ?

There's a USB version but it doesn't have the supported features that I want.

Thanks !
List the features the PCI has that the USB doesn't and we'll try to find an alternate supplier.
Good point also.
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08 Jun 2010   #9
baarod

El Capitan / Windows 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TimStitt View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by baarod View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by TheIceman6 View Post
Hello,

I want to buy a DVB device - Twinhan 1025 It's a PCI device. Is it possible that I could get it to work on my laptop ?

There's a USB version but it doesn't have the supported features that I want.

Thanks !
List the features the PCI has that the USB doesn't and we'll try to find an alternate supplier.
Good point also.
I want yer GOLD!
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