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Originally Posted by steveo_mcgDamm i've been looking for a product like this for well all of a few days now. But i suppose i'll have to keep on looking.
Originally Posted by DelphiumAye, feel that :(
If you find one thats pci-e and actually has drivers and support, id be interested to know.
Its reviews like these from Bit-Tech that prevent me from having a lot of pritty looking door stops and paper weights ;) ;)
Originally Posted by Mother-GooserHauppage Nova-T-500 is better in every respect, it cost me around £50 and works flawlessly in Vista and XP, Vista 64-bit as well as the 32-bit varients, windows update finds the drivers first time and it works flawlessly with Media Centre. Basically it urinates all over this offering :D
Originally Posted by DelphiumYer is a nice card, my freind uses it in his PC, tho he has some free PCI slots, unlike me :'(
may just go for a USB stick version, cant be much worse than the PCI card variants, can they?
Originally Posted by steveo_mcgJust had a quick read, that 500 is basically two usb based cards and a host controller so you could always just find out what the chips on the card are and get the usb variant. On that note does any one use a usb tv card, are they as good as pci based cards?
Originally Posted by Article; Joe MartinIs the *deep breath* Kworld PlusTV Dual DVB-T PCI-Express TV card *gasp* the card which could [...]
Originally Posted by herbsOn the review the reviewer stated he could not get teletext, he couldn't get teletext because its not broadcast on UK digital dvb-t (freeview). The Uk use mheg5 standard for interactive stuff which is not widely supported there is only one windows software that supports it to my knowledge and that nebula's digitv application. Also I found driver version V1.0.2.0228 which are suppose to work for vista on the kworld site although not easy to find, obviously if these are your drivers you can forget what I said. Having owned a few tv cards I can say kworld are poor on driver updates and really bad to get working from my experience but you can say that about many tv card manufacturers.
A few things I would like to say if you get a nova-t 500 watch out if you use linux as there is a new version known as a nova-t 500td which uses the same name as the old one on the box but I believe there are no linux drivers yet. Also nova-t 500 is pci card not pci-e, as someone else stated that its really 2 usb tuners on a pci card which has caused alot people on the huappauge forums problems with standby/wake up issues and random BSOD, but the newer version is suppose to be a proper pci card product.
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