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Windows 7: List of tested TV Tuner Cards

27 Dec 2009   #31
Beastie

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wishmaster View Post
Pinnacle PCI Card i800

Does NOT work in by Media Center. Will not receive any channels.

It only works under win7 64 using the supplied PCTV software, which is quite buggy.
just was wondering did you install play ready in media center?
i have a pinnacle card also suppose to be digital and analog
only picks up digital with the pinnacle buggy software
but analog is no problem in media center with win 7 64x


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27 Dec 2009   #32
JulesAndAl

Win7
 
 

Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1850 - PCI Express Card works perfectly in Win7 X64 and WMC.
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27 Dec 2009   #33
Orpheous

XP Pro/Vista Ultimate (64)/Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition(64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wishmaster View Post
Pinnacle PCI Card i800

Does NOT work in by Media Center. Will not receive any channels.

It only works under win7 64 using the supplied PCTV software, which is quite buggy.
I just found a thread on another site, that was from someone with the same card as you. He installed the optional updates from the Windows Update and managed to get OTA working through WMC, but no QAM.
There seems to be quite a few others that are having the same problem with your card...
Here is a direct link to the pinnacle website for the official W7 drivers for your card. If it's still not working, I'd suggest nagging Pinnacle until they have it fixed!
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28 Dec 2009   #34
Beastie

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Orpheous View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wishmaster View Post
Pinnacle PCI Card i800

Does NOT work in by Media Center. Will not receive any channels.

It only works under win7 64 using the supplied PCTV software, which is quite buggy.
I just found a thread on another site, that was from someone with the same card as you. He installed the optional updates from the Windows Update and managed to get OTA working through WMC, but no QAM.
There seems to be quite a few others that are having the same problem with your card...
Here is a direct link to the pinnacle website for the official W7 drivers for your card. If it's still not working, I'd suggest nagging Pinnacle until they have it fixed!
thank you for the link to the drivers i installed them and now my card is showing both the analog tuner and the digital tuner with win 7 64x in media center
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28 Dec 2009   #35
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64
 
 

This one works perfect in my x64 home premuim,
WinTV-HVR-1600 Product overview
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28 Dec 2009   #36
Orpheous

XP Pro/Vista Ultimate (64)/Windows 7 Ultimate Signature Edition(64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Beastie View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Orpheous View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wishmaster View Post
Pinnacle PCI Card i800

Does NOT work in by Media Center. Will not receive any channels.

It only works under win7 64 using the supplied PCTV software, which is quite buggy.
I just found a thread on another site, that was from someone with the same card as you. He installed the optional updates from the Windows Update and managed to get OTA working through WMC, but no QAM.
There seems to be quite a few others that are having the same problem with your card...
Here is a direct link to the pinnacle website for the official W7 drivers for your card. If it's still not working, I'd suggest nagging Pinnacle until they have it fixed!
thank you for the link to the drivers i installed them and now my card is showing both the analog tuner and the digital tuner with win 7 64x in media center
Glad to hear the drivers worked for you mate
I've updated the list to include your card as working, however, as Pinnacle was taken over by Avid, there doesn't seem to be a product info page available for it anymore so I've instead included the driver download page
Thanks for your feedback!
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29 Dec 2009   #37
sbrads

Windows 7
 
 

Cheap K-World Freeview DVB-T 395U USB works fine with their new drivers V9.603.1.090630 on Win7.64 Ultimate.
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31 Dec 2009   #38
snit3

win 7 pro 64 bit
 
 
AverMedia Combo works

I was able to get Win 7, 64 bit Media Center to work with the AverMedia "Combo" tuner. (white box version-OEM) The card uses a PCI-e slot. I'm using it with an analog input signal.

I use the TV card for purposes of editing content, so I was disappointed to discover Media Center only produced wtv files, which are not very useful outside the MC environment. (I'll try the included editing suite later) I already had Corel VideoStudio for video editing, but it doesn't recognize the AverMedia card. Finally found CyberLink PowerDirector which DOES recognize the Avermedia card AND can produce avi, mpeg, etc files.

So, finally, I'm back to where I was with XP! (thankfully)
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31 Dec 2009   #39
zay

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

This might seem like a dumb question, but does the tuner affect the quality of the picture like how the graphic card does? I ask because I have full HD 1080p monitors with a radeon HD4670 graphics card, and my picture is still sub standard; the shows are dark. I have changed resolution up down left right and center, no joy.
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31 Dec 2009   #40
Bearlout

windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250 PCI-e slot A&D x64

works great............


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