Turn your PC into a multimedia center with PowerColor Theater 550 PRO. It includes a TV tuner card with hardware MPEG2 encoding and all the software you need to be a PVR (Personal Video Recorder) or a multimedia center system
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ATI's Avivo is the new reference for advanced imageing and video. Avivo's revolutionary technologies come together to enable suoerior quality and High-Definition (HD) visual experiences on the PC.
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No complaints at this point, everything works the way it should, havent had any integration or software issues. I hope the file sizes shrink considerably with reduced recording quality, or I am going to need another Terabyte
I bought this card for a friend who wanted to watch TV on her computer. The card does the job, but for some reasons, each time Media Center opens, it must search for the card (it takes about 30 secs before she can see the TV). Sale price is good, but I don't think the product is worth the full price. A remote would be also nice...
I really have no complaints with this card. It was on sale and did exactly what I needed. I didn't purchase this to capture video as I already had other capture cards and a DVD recorder, but wanted it to watch TV.
The picture quality is pretty good, and it works as it should.
This is a very good card if you're only watching cable, it improves the picture with filters and work even with weak signal strength. Got this on sale for $25. There no FM. Easily installed to Vista 64 MCE and works excellent. Great card for anyone who just want to watch TV on PC.
It was super easy to install the software works great, it even comes with instructions for those who are less hardware savvy. If this comes on sale again i would definitely recommend getting it.
Works great for what it is. The biggest draw back for me is the software will not display the picture on my second screen. I can watch TV on my main screen but as soon as I drag the window on my second monitor the picture disappears.
For the price that I paid, there is no word to explain my satisfaction. Worked without any issues as soon as I turned the pc on. I tested it with the provided software, and while not the best one around, it does work well, and right away. A tv in the same room cannot get any good signal from the cable while that tuner can. The only drawback I experienced was that I had to trim the bracket that came with the card so it would fit in my htpc, while the card is low-profile, the bracket isn't.
I installed this card and then tgurned on my computer, I guess since the processor, graphic card and this TV card are all ATI/AMD product it automaticly installed the drivers and was working with MS Media Center in a minute or so. It was too easy. I worh recomend this card to everyone but exspecially if like me your system is all ATI/AMD products.
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