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macrob69
21st May 2005, 03:45 PM
Hi All,

I have a new EyeTV Wonder USB2.0 and have found it works well - except that auto tuning results in channel 10 appearing in black and white only. From the same antenna point I receive excellent reception for ten on a television.

Any suggestions for a fix?

Cheers and thanks,

Rob

wilco440
21st May 2005, 05:41 PM
I have been searching out reviews online as I'm interested in getting one of these myself.

I didn't know that they were now available in Oz....

Unfortunately now I can't track down the only real review that I could find - it was MacUser UK or MacWorld mag online - but they were highly unimpressed with the beta they were given to review. It worked fine, but they found that the recording software functions were not very well implemented.

If I can find the review again I'll post the URL here....

macrob69
21st May 2005, 05:48 PM
Here's the review - luckily I have a dual G5 - http://www.macworld.com/2005/04/reviews/ey...der20/index.php (http://www.macworld.com/2005/04/reviews/eyetvwonder20/index.php) :)

I have just installed the eyeTV Wonder this afternoon and everything seems simple to operate. I've made some test recordings and they look great - so ignoring a black and white channel 10, all is perfect.

The real test will be when I'm out and the Mac records Doctor Who - let's see if it wakes up and does a good job.... :)

I'll keep posting my findings. Any questions?

Also see http://www.amug.org/amug-web/html/amug/rev...articles/eyetv/ (http://www.amug.org/amug-web/html/amug/reviews/articles/eyetv/) for a great review.

Snowy28
21st May 2005, 06:14 PM
How much did yours cost? I'm wanting to pick one up.

macrob69
21st May 2005, 06:18 PM
I paid full price - $289 - but it's here in my hands :)

I think you can get it for around $249 if you shop around....good luck

Rob

mac_man_luke
21st May 2005, 07:16 PM
Is that analog or digital tuner? does it have video in?

Snowy28
21st May 2005, 07:46 PM
Can it show TV shows in widescreen?

And does the tv guide work how you click the TV show and it records it for you?

-neon-
21st May 2005, 09:12 PM
I have one burning question, how does it handle games....
They say its pretty quick (USB 2.0 and all), but... on a mac mini... If it is fast enough though, the PM should be able to handle it...