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Re: WHY WON'T COMPUTER WORK WITH TV, SON? 

Hey dad, I know you've been complaining about how complicated your cable TV situation is, so I got you this SiliconDust HDHomeRun Prime bundle to help you out. It lets you watch your cable on any of the screens in your house, including your TVs but also your computer and tablet.

I'm attaching a 55-page, annotated how-to guide to take you through every step of the process (Chapter 1: What's a computer?), but I thought I'd give you a quick overview of what the HDHomeRun can and cannot do: 

It can: save you the money you're paying in set-top box rental from the cable company. 

It cannot: bring back Blackadder, no matter how many arguments you make that it was the greatest show in the history of the BBC.  

It can: let you use your computer to record shows, using Windows Media Center.

It cannot: help you with your e-taxidermy business proposal. 

It can: connect directly through your Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3. Those are the boxy things I left behind last time I was home.  

It cannot: help you get mom back. 

Let me know if you have any questions, and we can hold an hour-long troubleshooting Skype call in which we both get very frustrated with each other. 

Love, 

Adam 

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Features

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Live TV across your network
HDHomeRun Prime is a digital cable TV tuner that lets your watch live TV all across your home network, from your PC, to your tablet, to game consoles and smart TVs.

Premium digital cable TV
HDHomeRun Prime supports CableCARD™ conditional access, providing access to the premium cable channels from your PC. Insert an M-Card cablecard from your cable provider and you’ll be able to watch and record all the digital cable channels you subscribe to, including HD and premium channels in 100% digital quality. Do away with that $16-22 per month set-top box rental.

Windows Media Center
HDHomeRun Prime works with Windows 7 Windows Media Center, providing the full DVR experience. Watch/Pause/Record live TV, schedule simultaneous recordings by name, set up season passes, and watch any time.

Xbox 360
Don’t have a PC next to your TV? No problem. Use an Xbox 360 or other Media Center Extender and you’ll have access to live TV and all the recorded TV on your main PC.

Sony PlayStation 3
With HDHomeRun Prime’s DLNA support, you can watch live TV, including premium content, right on your Sony PlayStation 3, no PC needed.

Android App
Watch live TV, including premium content, on your Android 4 smart phone or tablet. App coming soon.

DVR applications
HDHomeRun Prime supports streaming access-controlled copy-freely channels to other DVR applications including MythTV. These are channels that you subscribe to, are encrypted on the cable system (access-controlled), and do not impose restriction on use inside the home (copy-freely).

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Warranty: 1 Year SiliconDust

Specs

Specifications:
TV Tuner: Three Digital Tuners, 1 RF input
TV Standards: US Digital Cable
Interface: Ethernet, M-Card CableCARD
Network: 1000baseT (gigabit Ethernet) - backwards compatible with 100baseTX networks
Dimensions: 7”(L) x 4”(W) x 1.25”(D)
System Requirements:
Processor: Dual (or more) core PC - Intel Atom and AMD Fusion C/E/G/Z series are not recommended due to limited processing power
Memory: 2GB RAM
Operating Systems Supported: Windows 7 Home Premium, Ultimate, Professional, or Enterprise
Storage: 4-8GB disk space per hour of HD recording, 1-2GB per hour of SD recording
Connection: 100 or 1000Mbit Ethernet network
Video Card: Any card with support for hardware decoding and HDCP (NVIDIA 9500 or newer, ATI HD3000 or newer, or Intel HD Graphics).
ATI GPUs prior to the HD5000 series and Intel Sandy Bridge GPUs may have problems decoding some content including premium channels like HBO
Other: Subscription to digital cable service
CableCARD (M-Card) from your cable provider
Display device that supports HDCP
DVI or HDMI connection between the video card and display
Note: VGA/component connections can also be used between the video card and display, but WMC may limit the resolution
Compatible Providers: HDHomeRun Prime is designed for use with digital cable providers such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Charter, Cox, Cablevision, Bright House, and Verizon/Frontier FiOS. It is not compatible with satellite providers (DirecTV/Dish Network), IPTV providers (AT&T U-verse), or antennas.

 

In the box:

  • SiliconDust HDHomeRun Prime
  • 75” Cat5e Ethernet Cable
  • 72” RG6 Data Cable
  • AC Adaptor (72” cord)
  • Installation CD
  • Quick Start Guide

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