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Is anybody out there watching television on their mac? Are there any compatible tuner cards?

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Ahh yes, there's a couple threads discussing it. Thank you. I will try to piggyback onto what has been written.

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It would be interesting to see it there are any:

- Compatible devices with both Windows, MacOSX and Linux so we don't have to buy 2 or 3 devices ;-)

- PCI devices that are compatible with Mac(pro)OSX

 

S.

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Lots of hacked drivers for BT848/878-based TV Tuners, quality might border from pretty decent to bad, but with their price it's worth a try. Just get one that's well-known, I'm having some problems with my Windoze-made generic el cheapo BT878 tuner under OSX, but it works fine using generic BT878 drivers for Linux and Windows. I've got a thread running at the link below:

 

http://forum.insanelymac.com/index.php?showtopic=43842

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Pinnacle HD Pro USB Stick works with both windows and hackintosh and no drivers are needed with hackintosh.

 

The only software I've found that's works is the EyeTV 2.3.2 or 2.3.3 software and it works like a charm.

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I've got my BT878 fully working on my 10.4.8.

I uses iTV 0.4, but be sure the following points.

 

1. Download the Intel version, most places only provide PPC version

2. try different combination of resolution and deintelance option.

3. Try different tuner type.

 

my setting is PAL I (Hong Kong), with 720x480 resultion, reasonably good.

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Freecom DVB-T USB stick working 100% here. EyeTV 2.3 recognises it as a Miglia TV Mini.

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anipheak, I have the same card (713x - based). If you would be first to make it work - post info here, so will I.

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i'm looking to get a tv turner card, and would love to get one that works both windows vista and osx.

 

most of the one's ive been seeing that work in osx are usb ones, i'd rather have a pci one, but it looks like those don't work to well.

 

anyone have a suggestion as to which one works best/easiest in osx?

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I've got a Twinhan VisionPlus 1020 DVB-T card installed, I have seen TV on my screen a few times but it's hardly reliable yet

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Hi,

 

my FloppyDTV S2 (Firewire) works great - WinXP with DVBDream or PogDVB, OSX with eyeTv.

 

Installation under OSX is much easyer than under Win, VideoQualty is also better than under win.

HD also works well.

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i have an Pinnacle DVB-T Stick (72e-Solo). costs 25€ and works perfect with EyeTV :help:

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Have someone tried some of the Winfast TV cards??????

I have TV2000XP expert, works great on Windows and Linux, if works on Mac(hack) i'll be the happiest man!

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Have someone tried some of the Winfast TV cards??????

I have TV2000XP expert, works great on Windows and Linux, if works on Mac(hack) i'll be the happiest man!

 

No but I've success with a card with a similar chipset (bt878) on 10.5 Leo see this

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