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Conclusion As you can make out from the benchmarks, this card is capable of putting up some pretty reasonable numbers.
XT,  Pro,  Regular . You can even schedule recordings so if you’re a fan of a certain talk show or some such, you can program that to record daily. Through college, where he bounced among several different majors before woneer a degree in Asian Studies, Jason started The actual recording and playback software is fairly straightforward, though there are a couple minor menu items that you’ll have to search for to find; for example, you can right-click anywhere on the application to set up a timed recording, but you have to right-click on the actual record button to see a list of what you’ve already scheduled to record.
ATI All-In-Wonder X PRO ( MB) Overview – CNET
The interface for the PVR controls also leaves a bit to be desired; it’s functional, but not as nice as something like TiVo. Highly recommended for home theater PC builders who need great TV recording capabilities though not HD and a capable gaming prp. Jason was a certified computer geek at an early age, playing with his family’s Apple II when he was still barely able to write.
This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat The DVD and Good settings are very close in quality, and seeing as our testing resulted in reasonably similar file sizes on average, you might as well pick the slightly higher-res DVD setting for most recordings. Regular,  Pro . As well, ATI sells an optional component domino connector box for output, but you’ll have to order that separately.
Archived from the original on The basic platform is the successful midrange Radeon X Pro graphics card, which was a pretty good performer for the price when it was introduced. For watching TV or what-have-you it’s fine, but for gaming, even a split-second is a problem. Right-clicking on a program will let you flag it to record, set it as a favorite and search for more showings.
The bundled software has improved as well, with more reliable video capture that offers more control over recording formats. Home theater PCs have been more and more common in living rooms over the past few years than ever before, and many HTPC owners opt for an All-in-Wonder of some sort to power their rig.
How much recording time you’ll get is a bit hard to determine since it seems that the files are compressed with variable bitrates. Today we’re taking a look at the All-in-Wonder X Pro. The images are much sharper and if you have a nice display, you’d have no problem surfing the ‘Net all day from your couch. This makes it a lot easier to plug and unplug VCRs, camcorders, stereos, TVs, and anything else you’re going to capture from or send video and audio to.
It’s not a huge deal, but wondsr first use or two may take a bit of searching through menus to find all the options. The Video CD setting looks OK, but it really should only be used for recording crap that you have no concerns over the quality of, or if you’re super low on disk space.
All-in-Wonder – Wikipedia
As mentioned, the recording quality is great. Of course, you can manually hit the record button to capture video on the fly. Pinnacle Studio and Mediator 7 are included to help you edit your recordings into something a little more professional. For those on a budget and with limited slots, it’s a good choice.
Capturing will generally be done with ATI’s own software, though once the card is properly installed you can use any Windows video supported application, like Microsoft’s own Windows Movie Maker or Adobe Premiere.
If you have some spare slots, however, we still recommend a graphics-only video card and a separate, superior TV-tuner card. Rewinding is also very slow. In other words, you’ll be able to play the latest games just fine with it, though not at extremely high resolutions.
Using the same Good setting, we recorded 4: The cards use a variety of specialised ports along the side to provide output to televisions, with the retail version provided with composite ports and the ability to output to component.