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ATI TV Wonder HD 650 HD TV Tuner

If you are looking for a quality TV tuner card, you can’t go past the ATI TV Wonder HD 650 PCI. This card packs many features ideal for an HTPC. Its a hybrid card offering over-the-air digital TV/HDTV (ATSC), cable analog TV (NTSC) and clear QAM digital HD cable. Attach an analog TV cable and amplified high definition antenna to watch analog TV while recording digital TV at the same time.

The ATI TV Wonder HD 650 is based on ATI Theater video processing technology. An ultra sharp image is produced with the combined 3D Comb Filter, Edge Enhancement and Noise Reduction technologies. The 3D Comb Filter also works with the analog signal to produce realistic images.

Full Personal Video Recorder (PVR) functionality is provided through the ATI Catalyst Media Center. Play, pause, or schedule TV program recordings. Support for video conversion, DVD playback and authoring is also included. The HD 650 works with Windows Media Center but a remote control is not included.

The ATI TV Wonder HD 650 is not a new device but has gained a solid reputation as a quality TV tuner card. It’s currently available through Amazon for $78.

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