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SageTV + WinTV-PVR-350 Bundle?

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Anonymous
a b B Homebuilt system
August 12, 2004 7:12:36 PM

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Greetings,

I want to get the best solution for recording regular old analog TV.
I don't mind spending the money I just want quality software and
hardware that does the job.

I have been researching what PVR software and card to buy. It seems
that Sage TV 2.0 and Hauppauge's WinTV-PVR-350 PCI TV tuner card is
the best way to go. Can I get some opinions on this?

SageTV + WinTV-PVR-350 Bundle:
http://store.freytechnologies.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv...

Thanks,
Jim
Anonymous
a b B Homebuilt system
August 15, 2004 8:55:47 PM

Archived from groups: alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt (More info?)

On Thu, 12 Aug 2004 15:12:36 -0700, nospam@domain.com wrote:

>
>Greetings,
>
>I want to get the best solution for recording regular old analog TV.
>I don't mind spending the money I just want quality software and
>hardware that does the job.
>
>I have been researching what PVR software and card to buy. It seems
>that Sage TV 2.0 and Hauppauge's WinTV-PVR-350 PCI TV tuner card is
>the best way to go. Can I get some opinions on this?
>
>SageTV + WinTV-PVR-350 Bundle:
>http://store.freytechnologies.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv...
>
>Thanks,
>Jim

I use the Hauppauge Win TV PVR USB2 and it is excellent... as long as
it is connected to USB 2 connection there is no difference between it
and a PCI version... unless you are going to output to a television
set to view the 350 in not worth the extra expense... I went with the
USB 2 version because I had no more slots in the computer and I like
the external power...
I have Beyond TV 3 and had a lot of problems with it... I then got
Sage TV... Sage TV has been problem free for me... I wish I would have
gone with Sage TV first...
I tape certain Television series and then burn them to DVD... I have
no need to output to my television so the 350 would be a waste for
me... if you don't need to view on television go with the 250 or the
USB 2...
Glenn M


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