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Old May 12, 2010, 08:00 PM
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Default TV Tuners - Please recommend.

Looking for a media center class laptop with NTSC TV Tuner (embedded). Years ago it seemed like each of the big manufacturers had a class like this

Toshiba Qosmio
HP Pavillion "Dragon"
Dell Studio XPS

... the high-end models seemed to have built in TV tuners. Are these all gone? Anyone see models with TV tuners embedded? if not.. what kind of PC card would you recommend for use with MCE on these things?

thanks in advance

Tier 2 and under manufacturers need not apply (Acer, Gateway, MSI, etc.)
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Old May 19, 2010, 06:53 PM
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I have not seen one for a Long time. and the one's from hp where usb
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Old May 28, 2010, 06:19 AM
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Best TVTuner out there its also made for win7 mce


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As for a laptop anyone will do.
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Old May 28, 2010, 12:01 PM
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I don't have any experience with this one but it looks good.


NCIX.com - Buy Hauppauge WinTV HVR-1500 Notebook Express Card TV Tuner NTSC ATSC QAM W/ Remote & IR Receiver - 1193 In Canada.
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