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June 30th, 2006, 04:56 PM
For those who own iPod!!

How to record and convert World Cup TV shows to iPod (http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=469608#)

With the TV to iPod Video (http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=469608#) Transfer you may record TV shows as you watch TV. the TV to iPod Video Transfer encodes and compresses video data from TV tuner (http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=469608#) card to your iPod in real-time , so it makes it fast to record and transfer TV shows to iPod format.

1, Select and install a suitable TV Card (http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=469608#) including PCI Card and USB external card, which is a huge computing job. We recommend using a TV tuner card with a hardware (http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=469608#) encoder.

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2, Connect the Cable or Antenna.

3, Download TV to iPod Video Transfer (http://www.dvd-ipod.biz/downloads/lenogotv2ipod__65158.exe) and install it on your PC (http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=469608#).

4, Launch it, and you'll see a welcome dialog (http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=469608#) as below. Click "Next" button in the welcome dialog to continue.

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5, In the "Channel Manager" dialog select a TV tuner input source and click the "Auto Search" button.

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6, Once you click the "Auto Search" button, the software starts searching TV channels automatically and forms a channel list in numerical order. When channel searching is finished, you may select a channel from the channel list and watch TV on PC.

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7, While you are watching TV on PC, you may manage the shows easily using the control panel on the right. To record the TV shows into a video file (http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=469608#), click the "Start" button. The video file is automatically saved as a file directed by the "Save as" blank. You may also "Browse" to change the directory.

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8, To make recording settings, click the "Setting" button to call up the "Settings" dialog. The "Video" item is for setting video properties. Ordinary users may just leave the settings as defaulted while veterans may make more customized adjustments. Then click "OK" to start recording.

9, Setting dialog.

10, Click the "Schedule" button to call up the "Schedule" dialog. Using the scheduler, you may record an upcoming program or let the software do recording unattended.

11, When you want to finish recording, just click the "Stop" button. Go to the directory shown by the "Save as" blank, put it in your iPod, and enjoy it in your car.

Recommended TV Tuner cards:

TV tuner cards with hardware encoding do all the "heavy-lifting" required to record and watch TV which allows your processor to do other things. For this reason, we recommends TV tuner cards with hardware encoding:

Adaptec AVC-3610
Adaptec VideOh! Media Center (http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=469608#) (USB (http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=469608#) 2.0)
Adaptec VideOh! Media Center (PCI (http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=469608#))
Adaptec's USB 2 (http://www.neowin.net/forum/index.php?showtopic=469608#).0 Dual TV Tuner (AVC-3610)
ADSTech InstantTV Deluxe (USB 2.0)
ADSTech InstantTV Deluxe (PCI)
ATI eHome Wonder
ATI TV Wonder Elite
AverMedia m150
Avermedia m175
Diamond XtremeTV PVR550 (PCI)
Diamond XtremeTV PVR600 (USB)
Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-150 (more information)
Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-150MCE
Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-250
Hauppauge WinTV PVR-250BTV
Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-350
Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-500MCE
Hauppauge WinTV-PVR USB2
NVIDIA? DualTV MCE tuner
PixelView PlayTV P7000
Plextor PX-TV402U / PXM402U
Prolink Pixelview PlayTV HD
Tuners based on the ATI Theater 550 chipset, including:
ATI Theater 550 Pro
Sapphire Theatrix
others by GeCube, Gigabyte, MSI, Tul, and Yuan
Other models by ATI or Sapphire may use the same chipset as well
Yuan MPG-600
Yuan MPG-843
Yuan PG-600

June 30th, 2006, 10:56 PM
hey aabhishek

thats good info...thanks :)