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Old 07-29-2006, 06:22 PM   #1
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ok so once i pay off my college im going to buy a 21inch wide screen monitor and a tv tuner to replace my tc in my room..are the tv tuners able to take in a full satilite menue? i have charter digital cable and was wanting to run it through a tv tuner....any ideas?
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i think it would work... just plug a cable from the output of your digital cable box to the cable input in the tv tuner. i think that would work
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Old 07-29-2006, 06:58 PM   #3
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any recomondations as to what brand ect....?
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i use a Emuzed Angel Dual TV Tuner from dell.....it has a coxial, and 2 s-videos and 2 stereo in plugs... its works fine with media center 2005...i would also reccomed getting the media center remote. good luck!

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http://support.dell.com/support/edoc...8/EN/intro.htm
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Old 07-30-2006, 09:39 PM   #5
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do you really need a remote? or can i just use my normal satilite remote and change the channle through there like a normal tv would?
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No. You need a reciever box to do that, which you can buy in some shops and on eBay.

Many TV tuners come with their own remote.
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Old 07-31-2006, 05:51 PM   #7
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i have a charter satilite reciever..i was wanting to go from that into my computer
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