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Which card to get?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Aruffell, 16 Feb 2006.

  1. Aruffell

    Soldato

    Joined: 29 Dec 2004

    Posts: 5,669

    Location: Chatham, Kent

    I'm looking at having TV on my computer.

    Am looking at a couple of TV cards.

    My uncle has this one and said that it's fantastic -

    Compro VideoMate DVB-T200 Digital TV Internal PCI - Retail (GX-000-CP) - £41

    I've also found a card that people are raving about -

    Nebula DigiTV PCI Master Tuner card - £90

    Is this worth over double the price of the other?

    Why is it so expensive compared to other cards? What's so special about it?

    Thanks,

    Andy
     
  2. Admiral Huddy

    Caporegime

    Joined: 17 Feb 2003

    Posts: 29,606

    Location: Chelmsford

    I've read that the Compro is a good TV card, but i'm only going by what i've read as I don't have one myself. Sorry can't be of much further help.
     
  3. KizZ

    Soldato

    Joined: 18 Aug 2005

    Posts: 5,235

    Location: Lincoln

    I've heard Nebula make one of the best cards.
     
  4. Dureth

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 14 Mar 2005

    Posts: 2,198

    The compro is good but the nebula is better. The nebula is probably the best digi-tv card out at the moment. It's the software that comes with it that really makes it stand apart. Easy to use, stable, nice features etc. Not so much of a difference if your going to be using XP MCE.
     
  5. Phil99

    Capodecina

    Joined: 29 Oct 2004

    Posts: 10,900

    I have the Compro and haven't had any trouble with it, other than sometimes when changing channels on MCE it wont find a signal straight away, so you have to change to another channel and then back again to get it to tune in. It happens to a friend of mine's card as well, so I don't think it's due to low signal.