Freeview HD is the best-ever argument for the digital switchover. For the 50 per cent of the country that can currently pick them up, the high-definition channels from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and S4C are a razor-sharp, color-saturated glimpse into the future.
Just like standard-definition Freeview channels, the Freeview HD ones are terrestrial broadcasts (DVB T2)and free to everyone. All you need is a Freeview HD box — or preferably a PCTV tuner card with built in. Think of it this way: one less box in the living room means space for another inch or two on the screen. or you can stay the sofa/bedroom to watch freeivew HD channels
What you can expect, though, is more and better Freeview HD channels as analogue TV fades away. That’s as good a reason as any to invest in a Freeview HD today. Here’s a selection of the best Freeview HD tuner Cards, which allows you watch HD Freeview channels on PCs.
The BGT3620 is a premium multi-channel DVB T/T2 hybrid tuner with PCI-express slot. The DVB T2 TV card is capable of receiving standard and high definition digital broadcast program content, including the new UK Freeview HD channels. It is designed to transform a personal computer into a high-end audio video entertainment system, supporting external video streams and worldwide HD broadcast streams. Hardware receiver also supports -Analogue terrestrial (PAL, NTSC, CECAM), dual digital terrestrial including both DVB-T and DVB-T2, dual digital cable DVB-C.
Hauppauge nanoStick T2 PCTV 290e
Hauppauge PCTV nanoStick T2 is a DVB-T2 USB receiver, which turns your PC and laptop into an HDTV PVR. PCTV nanoStick T2 is fully backward compatible to DVB-T and delivers outstanding reception for both standards. Other features include integrated EPG and support for Windows Media Center (DVB-T only). This card included TVCenter application lets you time shift and record TV shows and even stream Live-TV and TV recordings to your iPhone, iPad or other PCs and Macs.
TBS6284 PCI-E DVB-T2 Quad TV Tuner Card
TBS release the first world multi- tuner DVB T2 TV card. It is a quad tuner Freeview HD tuner cards, which supports watching or recording four different Freeview SD/HD channel simultaneously. It is really a big breakthrough in digital terrestrial tuner cards. It can receive the signals both DVB T and DVB T2. It is the only DVB T/T2 TV card of supporting Window Media Center and Linux System.