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Ask Engadget HD: Best way to record TV on my PC?


Sure you can always go Windows Media center CableCARD style, but what if you just want to record a few clips of what's already coming out of your set-top box or available via ClearQAM on your PC? We'll let Bruce lay it out for you:
What is the best method or hardware for the amateur to use in a PC to record cable TV signals - we use Comcast HD service with box top now but my understanding is that we can only really record Clear QAM over the air.
Of course, one angle is to man up and get in line for an InfiniTV card, but if all you want to do is record HD sources on your PC, we want to know what is the best way to go about it. There's always the Hauppauge HD PVR, but is that the only or best way? Let us know how you do it in the comments.

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