Re: ATI All In Wonder Support - TV Tuner
This thread is about tuner drivers for ATI All In Wonder (AIW) cards. I am
not surprised at your experiences with the 1950 and 650 cards.
"Scott" <Scott@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I have a ATI 1950XT and a ATI TV Wonder 650 running on Vista Ultimate RTM,
> Using ATI drivers for Video Card and Vista loaded drivers for TV Wonder
> it works great under Media Center with Cable, waiting for ATI drivers to
> HD working.
> "JW" wrote:
>> ATI created AIW tuner software for MCE2004 and MCE2005 and I believe
>> they stated last fall that would do so again in Vista for "recently"
>> released AIW cards. As Tom stated these drivers are CPU hogs and cards
>> using software encoders will not be approved for the Microsoft designed
>> Vista or similiar logo programs.
>> "Storm Archer" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> > Interesting... Thanks for the perspective. I hate to have that portion
>> > of
>> > the hardware sitting idle when I like using it. I have to wait and see.
>> > Thanks Tom!
>> > Storm
>> > --
>> > Storm Archer
>> > firstname.lastname@example.org
>> > "Tom Lake" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> > news:uISrGZyPHHA.4364@TK2MSFTNGP03.phx.gbl...
>> >> "Storm Archer" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> >> news:6AC983DF-8079-4446-B3D3-2C40BBAC22E9@microsoft.com...
>> >>>I have a ATI All In Wonder X1900 PCIE cards. The AIW has a built in TV
>> >>>Tuner. Does anyone know when either the Media Center will support this
>> >>>device for TV or when ATI will release drivers and software for
>> >> No, it won't be supported by MS. ATI could write a driver for it but
>> >> it'll be a kludge that sucks up CPU cycles to make up for the lack of
>> >> a hardware MPEG capability.
>> >> Tom Lake