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I can't believe I've gone so long without HD...

I tried out my new HDTV tuner to pick up over the air HD signals last night. Don Cherry has never looked so ostentatious. So far we get 5 HD chanels with a crappy antenna. The next step is to build one of these to see how many more might be out there.

Our new media center consists of an Acer netbook and a Hauppauge USB HDTV tuner. With over the air HD and online streaming content, who needs cable or satellite?!


Written by Tilak Dutta

June 5, 2009 at 3:25 pm

Posted in Don Cherry, HDTV

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  1. […] If you don’t have an HD TV, then you need to get an HD tuner for your computer and use that as a TV. We bought one that plugs into a USB slot on a laptop from Tiger Direct for around $100. We used to have it running on an Acer netbook and it worked ok. The software that comes with the turner turns your laptop into a PVR. Here’s what our set up looks like. […]


    December 6, 2011 at 1:41 pm

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