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    Video in card - is there such a thing

    I need a new TV card for my pc - except I don't!

    All i need is to be able to connect the s-video and sound from my sky box, so i dont need any TV tuner at all, surely this should cost peanuts........as you can get a TV card that includes this for £20.

    Any thoughts?

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    you can, but look at teh quality and youll find its terrible.

    what graphics card do you have? its rare to find a relatively new one that doesnt do video in.

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    6800gt - vid out only

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    if they dropped the tuner off a £20 TV card, they would probably save less than £1 so it really isn't worth it, most of that cost is profit margin for distributers and retailers and other production costs.

    Anyway, it's only £20

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    I had a Hauppage WinNovia T card and had my Sky coming in via composite

    Very good quality signal and worked a treat in MCE
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    Quote Originally Posted by kempez
    I had a Hauppage WinNovia T card and had my Sky coming in via composite

    Very good quality signal and worked a treat in MCE
    agreed mate - i also have the Nova-T card and the quality is exceptional
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    Quote Originally Posted by daveham
    6800gt - vid out only
    you sure? ive had 2, and both have had input too. did you get one of the big breakout dongles with it?

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