Tuesday, August 22, 2006
An HD Tuner card - life must be getting too easy


Just when life is getting wonderful and easy, I start thinking about making it all complex again: ATI releases TV Wonder 650 OTA HDTV tuner card - Engadget .

We don't have cable. We don't have satellite. We have a cheapo OTA inside antenna for watching fuzzy local broadcasts. But what I'd like to do is hook up a tuner card to my big-iron Gateway box so that we could record HD broadcasts and watch them later over our Buffalo LinkTheater system.

I think putting the card in and getting it working would end up being the easy part.

Getting a good strong signal only halfway up the valley and within all of our glorious trees would be the hard part.

But I'm thinking about it...

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