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Need help navigating the HTPC hardware options

I want to buy or build a home theater PC and I'm overwhelmed by the options for hardware. Mac or PC? Low-end or mid-range? [more inside]
posted by Dec One on Aug 20, 2011 - 17 answers

Is there no way to get Tivo to work with a Cable box?

Does Tivo removing the IR output from series 3 machines upwards leave us screwed to use a cable box? Is there any way for a series 3/4 Tivo to control a digital cable box, and if not, what are our options? [more inside]
posted by Brockles on Dec 22, 2010 - 4 answers

Help me design a home entertainment system!

How do I choose the elements of a home entertainment system? I'm probably not a snowflake... [more inside]
posted by autocol on Nov 5, 2010 - 10 answers

Help me cut the cord with no regrets

Having been humbled by a growing cable bill, and emboldened by articles like this and this, I've decided to return my cable box and buy a HTPC to serve up TV, movies and other content... Help me avoid some common pitfalls and make this an enjoyable and money-saving endeavor! [more inside]
posted by BobbyVan on Feb 6, 2010 - 11 answers

What's My Best Option to Record Analogue and Digital TV?

I want to be able to record TV shows for both analogue and digital TV. I've done some research and have figured out that I basically have three options; a PVR, a PlayTV peripheral for my PS3 and last of all, a TV Capture Card for my laptop. I've done some research on all of these and have worked out some pros and cons but can't make up my mind. Help me decide what the best option is. [more inside]
posted by Effigy2000 on Jan 12, 2010 - 6 answers

How can I save the shows from my PVR to my computer?

I have a Logik lpvr168 freeview PVR. I'd like to save some of the content I've recorded to my computer. How can I accomplish this? [more inside]
posted by Solomon on Sep 18, 2009 - 0 answers

Please help identify this weird RF connector?

Can anybody identify or adapt this connector on my Terratec cinergy 850e PVR box? [more inside]
posted by Orb2069 on Mar 22, 2009 - 7 answers

How do I hook up a homebrew HTPC to an analog TV?

How do I hook up a homebrew HTPC to an analog TV? [more inside]
posted by Ponsonby Britt on Apr 25, 2008 - 6 answers

a tivo we will go, a tivo we will go...

What's the best TIVO for me? [more inside]
posted by griffey on Feb 29, 2008 - 12 answers

Need help Building a PVR

I'm planning on building a PVR and need advice on TV card, PC and the PVR software. [more inside]
posted by WizKid on Oct 18, 2007 - 14 answers

How to stream video from a PC to a TV?

What is the simplest and least expensive way to stream MP3s and video in various formats to a standard TV? Considerably [more inside]
posted by WinnipegDragon on Jan 25, 2007 - 18 answers

Pre-built MythTV boxes?

I'd like to buy a pre-built MythTV box. Any recommendations? [more inside]
posted by jewzilla on Jan 3, 2007 - 9 answers

SCART-hate and a mysterious Freeview signal

I have disconnected the SCART connector between our television and PVR. I did this in part because I think Freeview sends some signal at 4am which wakes up the TV and therefore everyone in the house. Is it really a disadvantage not to use a SCART connection? [more inside]
posted by boudicca on Dec 19, 2006 - 7 answers

Please suggest a cheap/simple pvr

My grandpa enjoys recording TV shows off his satellite feed (DishNet, I believe). The problem is, while the VCR (heh) has a timer, it cannot change the channels and what not. So I found out that he gets up a few times a night to change the channel and what not. I think some sort of PVR is in order. What is the cheapest/simplest thing I can get? [more inside]
posted by aeighty on Dec 6, 2006 - 25 answers

Recommendations for a TV Tuner Capture Card

I am looking to buy a tv tuner capture card for my pc. I have a kind of old 1.8ghz P4 with 512mb of ram. [more inside]
posted by antisocialiting on Nov 26, 2006 - 7 answers

Roll my own torrent player for my TV

How can I build a machine (PVR?) that downloads torrents automatically via RSS and allows me to access them in a Tivo/DVR/PVR like interface on my television? [more inside]
posted by blueplasticfish on Aug 17, 2006 - 10 answers

What PVR program will work with my All-in-Wonder X800?

I've got an ATI All-in-Wonder X800 XT video card. Where can I find a good PVR program that will work with this card? [more inside]
posted by Kraki on Apr 26, 2006 - 6 answers

Guide Plus+ Not Updating

Does anyone know if there are problems with the Guide Plus+ TV listings servers? I have an ATI TV Tuner with the Guide Plus+ software and the listings are no longer updating. [more inside]
posted by Otis on Mar 2, 2006 - 3 answers

I live in the UK and I want a TiVo-like device, but I can't get Sky+. What are my best options?

I live in the UK and I want a TiVo-like device, but I can't get Sky+. What are my best options? [more inside]
posted by yankeefog on Jan 24, 2005 - 12 answers

TiVO KillFilters

TiVoFilter Is there any way to create killfilters in TiVo? Essentially the equivalent of a Season Pass, but to mark a series as "ignore every instance of this series"? [mi] [more inside]
posted by nakedcodemonkey on Sep 8, 2004 - 19 answers

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