Pocket-sized DVB-T experience

Compact PCTV microStick ensures optimal TV reception thanks to its ultra sensitive technology - even at weak signals!

Watch TV in full screen or in a freely scalable window. With included user-friendly TVCenter 6 software you can record, time shift and rewind live TV and enjoy TV even on Netbooks. Enjoy your TV recordings also on every notebook or desktop PC running Microsoft Windows.

PCTV microStick comes with a mini rod antenna. Certain variants include a remote control.





Product Overview

PCTV microStick (76e) is a handy USB digital terrestrial TV (DVB-T) tuner for desktop PCs or Notebooks running on Microsoft Windows. Thanks to its ultra-sensitive  receiver technologyTV reception also works fine with weak signal. The very compact housing makes it a perfect accessory to modern, small laptops, Netbooks and compact desktop PCs.

The included user-friendly TVCenter 6 software makes it easy to watch, time shift and record live TV. With its innovative user interface it integrates smoothly into Windows while watching live TV or recordings in fullscreen or in a freely scalable window as working with other software.

PCTV microStick comes with a mini rod antenna and is certified for Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows Vista and XP.


Key Features

Pocket-sized DVB-T experience

  • Compact and highly sensitive DVB-T tuner
  • Good DVB-T reception - even with weak signal
  • Compact hardware design
  • USB powered
  • Includes mini rod antenna
  • Compatible with Windows Media Center

       (Media Center remote control separately available)


All-New TVCenter Software

  • Watch TV in full-screen or a freely scalable window – with a completely new user interface
  • Use timeshift to stop and rewind live TV
  • Store TV on your hard drive without any quality loss
  • Optimized software to run smoothly even on netbooks
  • Integrated EPG and ultra-fast Teletext (where available)


Technical Specifications

PCTV microStick tuner

  • TV standard: Digital terrestrial TV (DVB-T; MPEG-2,  MPEG-4 AVC / H.264)
  • Tuning range 174~862 MHz
  • Channel bandwidth 7, 8 MHz
  • Antenna input: IEC, 75 Ohm
  • Interface: USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed)

TV recording formats

  • Loss-free transport stream (MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 AVC/H.264)1


System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 8 or Windows 7
  • Or Windows Vista with latest Service Pack, 1 GB RAM
  • Or Windows XP (32 bits) with latest Service Pack, 512 MB RAM
  • PC with 1.5 GHz processor
  • For HDTV1 reception: 2.0 GHz multi-core processor
  • Graphics / sound controllers with support for DirectX® 9 or higher
  • Free USB 2.0 compatible port
  • Hard disk with 5 GB free space (for Timeshifting and TV recordings)
  • CD/DVD drive (for the software installation)
  • Optional: Internet connection for software updates and activation


Package Contents

  • USB 2.0 TV tuner stick for DVB-T (76e)
  • Mini rod antenna
  • CD with TVCenter 6, drivers and documentation
  • Quick start guide



1 HDTV reception only where available via DVB-T broadcast; please note that HDTV reception in the UK (Freeview HD) is not supported. FreeView HD requires a DVB-T2 receiver

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.


US products Europe - UK Europe - Germany Europe - France Europe - Italy Europe - Spain Europe - Czech Republic Europe - Hungary