All-in-one Digital TV Tuner and Antenna

PCTV teleScope is the first tuner, antenna and TV streaming device wrapped into a single, elegant desktop accessory. It is a digital terrestrial TV (DVB-T) tuner which is designed to be the heart of PC-based TV viewing experience for the entire house. Thanks to its sleek and stylish all-in-one design, it connects elegantly to your PC. Tuner and antenna are housed in a single USB device. The antenna can be turned for optimum reception in every position; alternatively, an external antenna can be connected. In addition to letting you watch, control and record TV on your PC, you can stream live TV to other PCs on a local network with the unique DistanTV software.




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Key Features

Easiest way to add TV functionality to your PC

  • All-In-One solution for DVB-T on your PC
  • Integrated signal booster improves sensitivity for over-the-air reception
  • Just connect to a USB port and you are ready to go
  • Sleek mini remote included
  • Supports HD DVB-T (if available in your area)
  • Compatible with Windows® Media Center

TVCenter: digital PVR for your PC

  • Turns your PC into a PVR with time shifting: pause, rewind TV
  • Record shows to your hard drive  - without any quality loss

DistanTV: TV-Streaming to PCs in your W-LAN home network

  • Stream live TV via wireless connections to other PCs in your local area network


Technical Specifications


  • Digital-terrestrial TV-Standards: DVB-T (MPEG-2, MPEG-4 AVC / H.264)
  • Antenna connection: MCX, 75 Ohm (MCX-to-IEC-Adapter included)

TV Recording formats:

  • MPEG-2, MPEG-4 AVC / H.264 (only for HDTV recording)

Package content:

  • USB 2.0 TV tuner/antenna combination for DVB-T reception
  • Mini remote control (battery included)
  • Integrated signal booster 
  • Antenna adapter (IEC standard)
  • DVD-ROM with TVCenter software, drivers and manual
  • Printed quick start guide

 System requirements:

  • Microsoft® Windows® 8 or 7 or Vista  or Windows XP (32 Bit) with latest service pack
  • Intel® Pentium® 4 2,0 GHz, Pentium® M 1,3 GHz or equivalent AMD® Athlon® XP1
  • Windows XP: 256 MB RAM (512 MB recommended)
  • Windows Vista: 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • Hard drive with minimum 20 GB free space for TV recordings
  • Soundcard that supports DirectX® 9 or higher
  • Free USB-2.0-Port
  • DVD-ROM drive or DVD-Burner
  • Internet connection for software updates and activations






1 For HDTV-receiption a dual-core-prozessor with minimum 2 GHz is required 
2 Please note that HDTV reception in the UK (Freeview HD) is not supported. FreeView HD requires a DVB-T2 receiver: PCTV nanoStick T2


Important notes on DVB-T reception:
Please ask your dealer whether DVB-T is available in your region. DVB-T reception is depending on location and might be impaired by thick or steel-enforced walls, and high neighboring buildings. In such environments, an outdoor / roof-top DVB-T antenna is required. Mobile reception of DVB-T, e.g. in a car or train, is in general not possible.

PCTV Systems reserve the right to change product specifications without notice.

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