PCTV HD sticks deliver HDTV on PC

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Avid Technology announced the next generation of its Pinnacle PCTV HD Stick, and Pinnacle PCTV HD Pro Stick. The last product already is the best selling TV tuner for PCs in the United States,…

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"These new Pinnacle PCTV HD sticks now support encrypted digital cable channels " Um, what? I’m going to assume that’s a typo and it meant to say “NON-encrypted”…

Does this also run on HDCP hardware? And would it still run fine on vista on a P4 (yes I was so stupid to upgrade with a little too slow PC :frowning: ) I don’t really like Pinnacle but it seems to be a pretty good deal…

@ Afterburner I can’t say if it works on a P4 that uses Vista, but overall the company states that it works with the new operating system. From the pressrelease: ‘Both devices are fully certified for Windows Vistaâ„¢ and Windows® Media Center.’ Hope this helps a little, but ofcourse a simple press release can’t help you with that question if it works on your P4, you could send a mail with your question to Pinnacle maybe… Cheers, anyone knows the answer to his question?

And where are the non-beta drivers for x64 OS ? Shame for Pinnacle, not even one non-beta driver for x64 on any TV tuner product. :frowning: http://cdn.pinnaclesys.com/SupportFiles/PCTV%20Drivers/ReadmePCTV.htm I have a pci Pinnacle TV tuner and the beta driver is shi*. Work OK only on the ancient 32bit OS.