Archived from groups: alt.comp.hardware.pc-homebuilt (More info?)
On Thu, 12 Aug 2004 15:12:36 -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>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:
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