LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. The ports being located on the card itself doesn’t cost ATI much to implement and gives them a good marketing edge over the competition by being able to claim true DV capabilities. Great sound, but it’s trapped in Apple’s world. The card is backed by a three-year limited warranty. For the record, the only difference as far as performance is concerned is clock speeds: Current technologies and software.

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A nice treat is the Guide Plus software, which lets you select and record programming via an online TV guide think cable-preview channel.

Conventional aall top vs. And if red-hot 3D performance is your biggest priority, a dedicated gaming card is your best bet. Based on our past experiences with the company’s cards, we recommend the same.

We love all the capabilities of the software, but accessing each function from a launch bar is not as simple as using the fully integrated functions of a standalone TiVo player.

I think, given the other included software, this is a fitting games selection. The AiW runs at a lower clock speed than the regular card, but the speed is not the main point of buying one of these. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The card sports only a single DVI output, but you can drive a secondary display via the composite or S-Video outputs. When you start up the ATi TV program for the first time it will run through a setup program that allows you to configure your TV setup Antenna, Cable, broadcast standard and area and then autoscan for all available TV channels.


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However, agi All-in-Wonder DV got its comeuppance on the 2D graphics test; it was fast, but the others were even faster. Views Read Edit View history. Let’s see what she’s got to offer.

Steam names the best-selling games of Log in Don’t have an account? XT, [17] Pro, [18] Regular [19]. Obviously, this translates to lower performance compared to the regularbut the AiW DV has all of the 3D capabilities of the regular Radeon After installing the drivers and multimedia center software, you plug in the USB RF receiver unit, reboot your system, and then you can use the remote to control functions of the system.

As its name implies, the DV offered inputs specifically for digital video cameras giving ATI the ability to call it a true digital video editing solution. Isn’t the Radeon supposed to have a faster memory clock than that?

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Click image to enlarge. Telephone support is available Monday through Friday, 9 a. However, time-shifted and captured-video performance is excellent, and you may set the video quality anywhere from modem-friendly x, 30KB-per-second video to full x, 8MB-per-second MPEG While the vast majority of TV tuners are analog based meaning they use analog components such as resistors, inductors and capacitors to create band-pass filters that allow certain frequencies to pass through thus “tuning” to those channels, the AIW Radeon DV implements virtually all of those analog components into a single piece of silicon.


There is an additional piece of silicon on the board that is contained within a bit of metal shielding. ET sorry, weekend warriorsbut it’s a toll call to Canada. Picture quality was good, although in my case it might have helped if I could have gotten better antenna reception Click image to enlarge.

About us Privacy policy Mailing list Mobile. Archived copy as title. Which brings us to the question raised in the byline: Besides the card itself, there’s a breakout cable housing all of the video and audio ports, a heavy-duty composite-video cable, an S-Video cable, a FireWire cable 6-pin to mini 4-pina DVI-to-analog converter, and a full-sized RF remote for controlling the card’s Multimedia Center software.

Though both target roughly the same audiences, the cards and philosophies behind them couldn’t be more different.

What about everything else? ATI also bundles the Half Life: Quake 3 scores show wojder flip side of the coin. The RF remote is especially cool, as wodner frees you from the line-of-sight shackles of infrared-based remotes. The quality argument is generally one that isn’t noticeable because of the poor quality of cable TV however on an extremely high quality cable TV feeds you may notice a quality improvement courtesy of the silicon based tuner.

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