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Kummer
08-15-2008, 10:27 AM
Is anyone using windows media center?

Kummer
08-15-2008, 10:47 AM
I am looking at buying a media center extender or using the Apple TV product

stuartmcnair
08-15-2008, 12:44 PM
either go with Apple TV or slingbox...I am seeing poor performance on the machines I have work with for connections to home theater systems. A dedicated product seems to handle it better.

ski_king
08-15-2008, 12:49 PM
I use it on my home computer, but not to a geat extent. I have the cable hooked to the tuner card and use it to either watch tv in a window while doing other work on the pc, or use it to record a show.
The resolution isnt that great on mine, but I have been blaming that on a bottom end tv card. I typically just use it on 1/4 of my 22 in moniter. When I did burn a recording to dvd and took it to the tv, it looked very poor, but again, i blame that on the tv card.

stuartmcnair
08-15-2008, 11:37 PM
ski_king...that combined with the video card is the culprit...the dedicated products cost less than getting your PC or Mac ready to handle what they were built for