[SATLUG] Cable TV on the computer

Jeremy Mann jeremymann at gmail.com
Fri May 8 13:25:21 CDT 2009


On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 12:46 PM, Ian L. Target <ian69 at comcast.net> wrote:

> One more question:  If I plug the cable directly from the wall outlet in
> the card, will I get any reception at all?  I guess what I am asking is,
> since I have digital cable, is everything being sent as digital?  Or is
> it broken up into tiers, some being digital and some being analog?
>
> What I am trying to get at is that CNN is part of TW's basic package.
> You get it whether you have the box or not.  To get the extra channels,
> you need the box.  In my bedroom, I have a TV but no box.  I get CNN and
> a bunch of other channels, just none of the premium stuff.
>
> Back to the card:  will the card work in the same way?  Will it get the
> "basic channels" and not just the premium channels?  This is actually
> what I am looking for.

Yes, if you go out of the wall plate to this TV tuner card, you will
get just the basic channels (78 on down I believe).



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