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As you probably know, MSI makes a wide range funer computer products, including many videocards powered by ATI chipsets, so making a TV-tuner based on the Theatre Pro chipset does not seem like much of a stretch for the company.

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HTPC – TV Tuner Reviews

Like most mainstream TV-tuner chipsets, the Theatre Pro does not handle high-definition TV, nor can it decode or theager channels on digital cable or satellite signals without additional components. The item may be a factory second, or a new and unused item with minor defects.

This amount is subject to change until you make payment. All product listed as refurbished have been fully tested and are guaranteed to be in like new working condition. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. In our experience with the chipset, a 1GHz processor with MB of memory and pto gigabytes of hard drive space to spare should be considered the minimum to get the best out of the chipset.


Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. We’ve already reviewed one Theatre based product and found it to be the best TV-tuner we had yet looked at.

This is interesting since we would assume that making sure the Pro is running in a system with enough horsepower to keep up with it is the only way that ATI could afford to make a statement like this.

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Return Policy Product can be returned to Skyline Engineering for replacement, repair, or credit within 30 days of the delivery date. Shipping and handling charges for returned items is not refundable.

Add to Watch prk. The bit encoding engine boasts 2D 5-line comb filtering and a 3D comb filter. Interestingly, ATI claims that “frames will never be dropped” during video representation. The audio is digitized with the bit analog to digital converter before being sent for MPEG encoding.

ATI Theater Pro PCIe TV Tuner Card Video Capture MPEG-2 Gateway R | eBay

Probably not, but it doesn’t hurt to have it. Will you actually need most of tyner software? This means that owners of HD TVs need not apply, and owners should be prepared to use their own remotes to change channels on digital or satellite boxes, as the tuner card cannot do this by itself. Sign in for more lists.


MSI Theatre Pro TV Tuner Review –

Computer power has been progressing in leaps and bounds though, so it may well be time to revisit the whole ‘computer as media centre’ phenomenon and see what has been gained. MPEG 2 video and audio encoding is integrated into the chip, taking the load off your system’s processor.

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With the main difference being PCIe vs. The PowerColor card is obviously inferior to the other cards in a few ways. My top three choices are: You get a large selection of Yheater products with the package, and while several are “Lite” versions, they’ll still suffice for most people: