TV on your laptop

  timone 14:21 01 Sep 2004
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I am looking to buy a laptop to take to university with me and have seen that you can get TV on them. I was wondering if anybody could tell me how this works and what other equipment you need, such as areial and broadband?

Help is desperatly needed.

  Graham ® 14:34 01 Sep 2004

You would need a USB tv card and an aerial for TV.

For broadband you would need a phone line (not an extension of a phone system).

Be careful carrying a laptop, someone might snatch it.

  €dstowe 14:38 01 Sep 2004

You would be best buying a small TV set and using the computer for its intended purpose.

  timone 15:01 01 Sep 2004

So does the areial just plug into the laptop via the usb port then?

  spikeychris 15:05 01 Sep 2004

Yup.

  spikeychris 15:08 01 Sep 2004

Got mine on now, its a MSI VOX and works like a dream. You will however need USB2 for it to work to speed, even then the voice sync can be out at times.

  woodchip 15:37 01 Sep 2004

click here

or just a analog tv card click here

  Graham ® 17:40 01 Sep 2004

The TV card plugs into the USB, the aerial plugs into the TV card.

  timone 18:56 01 Sep 2004

So if I buy a laptop with this enabled does it mean that the tv card will be internal on the laptop or external?

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