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AMD Unveils ATI TV Wonder Digital Cable Tuner

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AMD today unveiled the ATI TV Wonder Digital Cable Tuner – the industry’s first and only device that enables users to watch and record premium HD digital cable content, such as HD ESPN and HD HBO, on their PCs. The ATI TV Wonder Digital Cable Tuner turns a PC into a Personal Video Recorder (PVR) with easy to use Microsoft Windows Vista Media Center menus and interfaces. It is scheduled to be available starting January 30, 2007 inside desktop and notebook PCs from the industry’s top PC manufacturers.


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It's about time someone released something that recieves more than over the air HD on our computers. Well, this is the first I know of. If there is something else. I'd like to check that out, too.
 

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woo! finally a real HDTV tuner for my HTPC! couldnt come at a better time too.
 

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I dont think so. Jan 07 is more like Jan 07. Now on to the hardware. this is pretty sweet. ATI makes great cards and have great video drivers, so this is truly a pleasure to see. Im also sure, at first, it will cost just a tad more than most TV WONDER Cards, but thats to be expected. Even though I dont watch TV on my computer, if I were to go true HD With my dishnetwork, I might consider getting this.
 

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Someone needs to make something like this for sky (u.k.) due to the (our own tuner software/hardware) approach of sky i doubt it will ever happen. There is a chance with cable tv, but its crap
 

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Cancel that. From what i just read, I'm shockingly underwhelmed and disappointed.
 
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Someone needs to make something like this for sky (u.k.) due to the (our own tuner software/hardware) approach of sky i doubt it will ever happen. There is a chance with cable tv, but its crap
Thats what I was thinking, who will support it?
I have charter cable here in the U.S and I have to rent there tuner box. I don't think they'll want me to have a tuner that I could hack and We all know everyone would be trying to hack this :rockout:
I not know about you but I hate the Idea of renting PC parts or singing a 3 year contract to get one.
where is r600:mad:
 
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Some of the newer cable boxes have serial ports inside, or at least the RX-TX.