TV-Entertainment with the 4-in-1 Tuner 

 

 

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Product Overview

PCTV QuatroStick lets you enjoy four broadcast formats in one elegant package. It provides perfect digital cable (DVB-C) reception and high quality digital terrestrial TV and radio (DVB-T). It can also be used to watch analogue TV, listen to FM radio and capture video from e.g. a camcorder or set-top box (cable included).

PCTV QuatroStick features live TV streaming from a Windows PC to an iPhone, iPad or Android device. Home TV recordings can be scheduled and played back on these mobile devices as well as on any PC or MAC via its web browser.
 

Key features

Enjoy DVB-C, DVB-T, Analogue Cable TV and radio on your PC

  • Free Digital Cable TV (DVB-C) in SD and HD
  • Free Digital Terrestrial TV (DVB-T) in SD and HD
  • Superior worldwide analogue TV reception (via cable and antenna)
  • Stereo FM radio
  • Capture analogue video from a set-top box or camcorder with the included A/V adapter cable
  • Remote control

TVCenter: turns your PC into a full digital video recorder

  • Watch TV in full-screen or scalable window
  • Use time shifting to pause and rewind live TV
  • Record your favourite shows in space-saving format, or schedule future recordings
     

 

Technical Specifications

Minimum System Requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows 8®, 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 DistanTV or HDTV reception: 2.6 GHz multi-core processor
  • Hard disk with min. 1 GB free capacity (20 GB free capacity recommended)
  • Sound and graphics with support for DirectX® 9 or higher
  • USB 2.0 port
  • CD/DVD drive for software installation
  • Internet connection for DistanTV, software updates and activations

TV Recording Formats

  • MPEG-2 transport stream
  • MPEG-4 H.264 (AVC)

Tuner

  • Interface: USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed)
  • Supported TV standards:
    • DVB-C, DVB-T, PAL, SECAM, NTSC
  • Stereo / dual channel sound
  • Stereo FM radio
  • Antenna input: IEC connector


Package Contents

  • USB 2.0 TV tuner for DVB-C, DVB-T, stereo analogue TV and FM radio reception
  • Mini remote control including batteries
  • DVB-T antenna
  • A/V adaptor cable
  • USB extender cable
  • CD with TVCenter application
  • Quick start guide

 

1 DVB-T radio und HD DVB-T, if available 
2 Home network necessary. Only for standard definition television (SDTV).
3 A free online activation may be necessary 
4 Reception and recording of HDTV as well as streaming in the home network with DistanTV (only for TV in standard definition) recommend a Dual Core processor. 


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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