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Old 31-08-2006, 02:33 PM   #1
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Well i was to enter on the wonderfull world of PCTV...

The Pinnacle PCTV Hybrid Pro USB Stick looked just right: under a 100€, crystal clear analog+TDT TV and direct-to-Divx capture... the guy on the shop also promised it could catch my cable channels...

But the pinnacle drivers and software managed to make me want to return it to the shop... something about they wanting to screw with the microsoft SQL software (to make a database of my channels and what i recorded?) never quite managed to configure itself... ive lost like all the time id dedicate to watching tv in a week in trying to make it work... so it goes to the shop on monday...

Anyways... id like to hear your personal experiences wuth the PCTV hardware and software, in order to, maybe, get another one...
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Old 31-08-2006, 04:11 PM   #2
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pctv is crap

my inbuilt tuner has killed itself
reception was always poor
not worth the bother

y bother most places will have a tv near or watch on internet
BBC has started showing some of their programs on the net incase u missed them
Now at SMU doing BSc 3D Computer Animation so its hard to get on here
My wire render tut
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