Monday, June 15, 2009

Deal of the Day - SiliconDust HDHR Dual QAM Tuner $143

My TV favorite tuner of all time, the SiliconDust HDHR Dual QAM tuner is on sale at Amazon(affiliate) for $143.  Next cheapest price is at Amazon for $166 and is sold for about $178 with shipping from SiliconDust direct.

SiliconDust HDHR-US HDHomeRun Networked Digital TV Tuner $143.00 (next best price is at NewEgg for $158.99


The HDHomeRun works with the following Software:

  • Windows Media Center:
    • MCE 2005 32-bit
    • MCE 2005 64-bit
    • Vista MCE 32-bit
    • Vista MCE 64-bit
  • SageTV - HTPC software for Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Home Server, Mac & Linux
  • SnapStream BeyondTV - DVR for Windows
  • Elgato EyeTV - DVR for Mac
  • MythTV - DVR for Linux
  • MediaPortal - DVR for Windows
  • GB-PVR - DVR for Windows
  • VLC - Multi-platform media viewer
  • TSReader - MPEG-2 transport stream analysis

To check which channels are available to you through clear QAM, check out SiliconDusts Clear QAM database by imputing your zip-code and selecting your cable provider.

If you want to research the HDHR a little more before buying check out my review of the device from over a year ago