When it works, it's *Great*. Don't get me wrong.
But the thing is far, far, far too flakey to ever have been released as a commerical product.
You cannot cap QAM on a channel that contains an encrypted PID. Even if you're capping an unencrypted PID. It bluescreens. If it doesn't, you get utter garbage in the outputted .ts file.
You cannot tune ANY encrypted channels - it crashes, or bluescreens. Not being able to tune is one thing. Killing the entire computer is another.
Even worse, I've seen it *corrupt* the software install upon crashing. Now you can't use the card at all until to uninstall the entire program and driver, then reinstall.
You're forced ---- through trial and error (and multiple crashes, bluescreens, and reboots) to discover manually what stations you can and can't watch.
Hell, I can't even get the Fusion software to complete an autoscan of the local cable system. It bluescreens and reboots the machine everytime it reaches channel 100.
And that's on the very latest 2.99.05 software. Done it on every single version I've ever tried, too.
The last time I channel auditted to see what I could receive it took me THREE HOURS and at least a dozen reboots before I had a tunable channel map.
There's simply no friggin way they can ever claim the product is in any way shape or form a commerically viable product with that kind of results.
Now, mind you ... like you, I've had GREAT results capturing tunable channels. Except the one w/the subpid that's encrypted. But it took me two weeks of fighting the darned thing before I was ever able to get it stable enough to claim that.
Now, I can't even get it to tune in channel 98. It's gone. Multiple verified checks on QAM capable TV's verify the channel is there, with programming, and unencrypted. Fusion won't touch it. "No Signal".