TV Tuner cards & FIOS TV?
Pittnh
Enthusiast - Level 2

I have a TV tuner card and when I had analog cable (no set top box) I simply plugged the coax cable into the card and watched tv on my PC.  When I switched to FIOS and tried plugging the coax from my box into the card it didn't work (TV via Media Center) anymore and gave me a message saying files needed for video are missing or corrupt.

My tuner card is pretty old (2004).  If I buy a new tuner card, will I have any issues?  I see cards that say they support digital cable, will this help?

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Pittnh
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link works now, thanks.
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Pittnh
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can you try the link again, page is not working for me.
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Provider7
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Ok...try it now...
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Pittnh
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Does Verizon FIOS broadcast in Clear QAM?  I didn't think it did.
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Provider7
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Here's a post you might like to read re:tuner cards and Qam  CLICK HERE

Message Edited by Provider7 on 01-16-2009 04:11 PM
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TimSykes
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Yeah they do
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TimSykes
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you will need a turner that will pick up "clear quam" signals. Old tuners and not all digital tuners will. 
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Provider7
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Like TIm mentioned, the tuner has to be clear Qam, and I believe it won't Pick up all the higher band stations.
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TimSykes
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Yeah it will only do the normal broadcast stations abc, nbc, cbs, fox, cw, and I think the audio music channels
Message Edited by TimSykes on 01-16-2009 01:39 PM
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