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Hello, this must be a stupid question but is there anyway of converting normal TV/Cable signals into better qualitie?

Some kind of hardware/software/encoders that can improve regular tv image?

This is because I dont have HDTV where I live yet and regular TV is crap in Projectors and Big TV, maybe some PCI card could improve or encode image?

Thanks a lot
 

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There sure is. Buy a TV Tuner /Capture card, connect your TV to s-video input and use dScaler.
 

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pochoboy,


- yes, it will be on the fly.


- I haven't tried it with ATI cards, but I don't see why not. There are quite a few threads on this forum regarding ATI TV tuners. Also, dScaler forums should give you a lot of hardware compatibility answers.
 

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Well, dScaler IS a miracle. Free app which helps you to get an excellent signal after $50 investment.


Perhaps we have different definitions of the miracle.
 

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pochoboy,


"average" TV Tuner / Capture card is about $50 give or take few $$$ (FlyVideo series etc.)


accessDTV does not need dScaler, it is HDTV Tuner / Capture card.


We are talking about NTSC / PAL interlaced TV signal.


Is it raining in Hawaii now?
 

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If u say it is so good Im going to give it a shot.

Do u know here I can find a good tutorial on how to use Dscaller?

A time ago I try to use it for a while but I couldn´t do much

Thanks a lot for your help galileo
 

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greenday,


dScaler is complicated and requires a lot of tweaking. I suggest going to dScaler forum and search AVS HTPC forum for useful info.


I've got very good results w/FlyVideo and dScaler, but it took a lot of time.

and tweaking.


Your mileage may vary, so don't just take my word, investigate.


Good luck.
 

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Yes, there is an NTSC tuner on accessDTV, but I've never tried to run it through dScaler, mostly because there is only RF in and no s-video. Also, there is no way to capture analog with accessDTV.


I might try it just for fun as soon as my wife removes Christmas tree from the top of the TV.
 

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Cool link, thanks!!!


I wish I was there, 70's are OK :D
 
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