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Old 10-27-05, 11:31 AM
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is it possible to watch over the air HDTV signals on a laptop?

i have the dell 700m with the really nice and clear widescreen. it has multiple inputs available, usb2, firewire, pcmcia, etc. i know there are videocards with an antenna that you can buy for your desktop pc and watch free hdtv broadcasts, but are there any for a laptop? google didnt turn up much. thanks in advance for any info.
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Old 10-27-05, 12:48 PM
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Old 10-27-05, 01:32 PM
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thanks spiky. that looks like its for regular cable hdtv - does it also work for the free air broadcasts as well? do you know if it requires an antenna?
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Haven't used anything like this. But the specs say ATSC tuner, and QAM capable. That means you can receive OTA broadcasts with an antenna, or free QAM cable broadcasts, which many cable companies send out. From what I can tell.

LG has been very popular for having good tuners, so if this one really uses a good tuner of their's, it could be a pretty decent product. Esp for that price.
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I don't know if this does HD.
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Old 10-30-05, 06:23 PM
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Nope. Only has composite and Svideo connections.
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