Hi Folks,Can anyone please tell me how I can watch TV on my computer. Can I use a lead to hook up mt TV with my computer. Or if there is any simpler way. Please Help,ThanksShikaree
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A PCI Freeview digital/analogue TV card is generally superior to a USB stick, but both need a good signal to get the best results.You will almost certainly find that a Freeview display on a good monitor (especially CRT type) beats a normal TV hands down, providing you use a higher resolution graphics card setting.
the other benifit with using a tv tuner/capture card is that you can use the pc as a pvr and make your own dvd'd
Hello Technotiger, setecio, Stuartli, lofty29,Thanks very much for all your Help & advise. I'll have to see if I have a spare PCI slot. I do have a spare USB slot which I use weekly for my External Hard Drive for Backing up my computer so they can share that USB slot. Shikaree
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Stuartli stated "both need a good signal to get best results." In my experience I needed a good signal to get any result and had to connect the USB stick to the normal TV aerial system.
That is exactly what I do, using aerial amplifiers.As lofty29 also points out, the software with a TV card normally provides the full PVR experience.Although I still have a VCR, I use my computer some 90 per cent of the time to record TV programmes via ShowShifter.
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