A tuner card is a card that allows a computer to access TV signals. It is often used to use a computer as a DVR or HTPC.

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Media Center setup won't complete for watching TV

I have a problem watching TV in Media Center. The TV constantly pauses 1/2 second then plays 1 second, pauses 1/2 second, plays 1 second - it is constant and does not vary. This problem occurs on all ...
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Use Dish Network with a TV tuner: how? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Satellite TV on my PC? I talked to someone at Dish, and they said I must have a TV to use their receiver. So PC can't decode their signals? What if I use a TV tuner? ...
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Free media center PC software which runs on Windows XP

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Are there solutions for watching television on a computer?

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Recommendations for a really good DVB-T card for linux [closed]

I am so fed up with my Sony HDR that is already obsolete. As I am a linux geek, I have been thinking on building my own media central. Reading various hardware support list gives some information ...
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What should I look for in a TV Tuner?

I'm going to college. My college supplies a coax connection for TVs. I'd like to connect my computer to this connection so I can watch TV on my computer rather than having a separate TV. I've been ...
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High-def TV tuner for satellite TV

A few months ago I bought a plasma television and upgraded my satellite receiver so that I could watch the high-def channels. We have another television purchased previously which also has a high-def ...
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I've set up a Pinnacle TV tuner card in an Ubuntu 10.04 box, but I'm getting very weird behavior surrounding the audio that I can't figure out. I know the solution is somewhere in oss, ALSA, pulse or ...
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WinTV PVR not working in Windows 7 (WinTV-PVR USB)

My Hauppauge WinTV-pvr USB does not work on Windows 7 Any ideas on how to fix this?