[G4] Recording TV/Alchemy DVR

John Wilson wilsonjohn at mac.com
Mon Nov 1 15:29:38 PST 2004

The main difference is that the 110 card uses the Phillips analog tuner 
and is G4 compatible only. The other card has the "silicon" tuner chip 
and is G5 compatible.

On Nov 1, 2004, at 3:58 PM, Kevin Willis wrote:

> On Nov 1, 2004, at 9:44 AM, Steven Austen wrote:
>> I went to OWC website and both the $110 and $150 version were in 
>> stock.  It looks the the $150 doesn't have the FM tuner.  Does anyone 
>> know what you get for the extra money?  Also, the $150 version says 
>> "PCI card compatible with PCI bus 2.3(3.3V)".  Is this compatible 
>> with the standard G4 PCI slots or is an upgrade needed?
>> thanks,
>> Steve
>> Cincinnati
> I have been looking in to getting one of these cards.  I think the 
> $110 card lets you record from your VCR or other external source.  The 
> $150 card lets you do that and record from TV like a Tivo.  From what 
> I have read, the $150 lets you schedule recording with their software 
> or with the OSX icalendar.  I could be wrong, but that is the 
> impression I get.
> Thanks--
> Kevin
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