Hello everyone , I am new these forums and to video capturing/editing. I have learnt a great deal from your posts and have been itching to post myself. I am thinking about purchasing one of the following cards :- Sapphire Theatrix 550 Pro Canopus ACEDVio The Sapphire is only about £60, which makes it attractive and has a onboard mpeg encoder. I have read mixed post about this card. The Canopus, other than what i've read on their website i don't know a great deal about and have not found any posts regarding it. Ok, my questions are, Will there be a noticeable quality difference between the mpeg capture video and the dv avi capture video? Can anyone recommened from personal experience any of the above cards? Oh, before i go....Any comments regarding the Canopus ADVC55 ? Many Thanks.