PCTV HD Pro Stick (801e)
 
 
 
PCTV HD Pro Stick

    • Premium USB tuner for SD and free HD TV  
       
    • Remote control and mini antenna included
       
    • Capture video from your camcorder or set-top box 
       
    • Stereo FM radio reception and stereo sound for analog and digital TV
       
   
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Full-featured Hybrid TV-/FM USB Stick with Video Capture

Bring digital HDTV and analog TV in stereo to your PC with PCTV HD Pro Stick, with full DVR functionality. The USB 2.0 powered tuner is so small that you could actually put it in your coat pocket, but with its good look you won’t want to hide it. You must no longer modify your schedule to enjoy your favorite TV shows. Now, you can pause, timeshift and even automatically record all of your favorite shows – in SD or HD up to 1080i. New: includes support for digital cable (ClearQAM) and stereo FM radio as well as video capture

 

 


 PCTV HD Pro Stick with laptop

PCTV HD Pro Stick with A/V cable

PCTV HD Pro Stick (801e)

 

Enjoy live HD or SD TV on your PC anytime, anywhere

 

  • Instantly turn your PC into a personal digital video recorder
  • Record your favorite shows to your hard drive of direct-to-DVD
  • Included mini remote control and high-gain telescopic antenna
  • Included A/V Adapter cable – capture SD video from your camcorder or cable/satellite set-top box

Main features

PCTV HD Pro Stick is a USB 2.0 powered TV tuner in an attractive stick form factor that brings the brilliant sharpness of HDTV via ATSC to your PC.  The new generation of PCTV HD Sticks supports free digital HD and SD TV over-the-air (ATSC) and now also via cable (ClearQAM).

In addition to digital TV, stereo analog TV (NTSC) can be received via cable or antenna. In addition to the full choice of TV standards, PCTV HD Pro Stick now also supports stereo FM radio as well as audio and video capturing from any source - Your set top box, camcorder or DVD player.

The included TVCenter software not only lets you watch TV, but also record it. You can even pause, rewind or fast forward your favorite TV shows. Good looks, great features and minimum size, will make the PCTV HD Pro Stick a must have wherever you are. The sleek USB 2.0 device is so compact that you can really take it wherever you go with your laptop and always have high quality HD TV with you. Now with further improved performance in an even smaller form factor!

 

Next Generation Technology

  • Supports digital cable TV (ClearQAM)
  • Stereo sound now also for analog TV
  • Stereo FM radio support
  • Improved reception
  • Ultra compact design that won’t block neighboring USB ports
  • Audio/Video Capture


 

Key Features

  • Watch SD and free HD TV on your PC - no service fees
  • Includes remote control and high-gain telescopic antenna
  • Ultra-sensitive reception of both analog and digital TV signals
  • New: supports both digital over-the-air (ATSC1) and unencrypted digital cable (ClearQAM2) HDTV
  • New: stereo sound for both digital and analog TV
  • New: stereo FM radio reception
  • Turns your PC into a PVR with timeshifting: pause, rewind TV
  • Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
  • Compatible with Windows® Media Center3 (Windows Vista™ and XP MCE; remote kit sold separately)
  • Bonus: Pinnacle VideoSpin video editing software
  • Capture from your cable/satellite set-top box or camcorder with the included A/V adapter cable
  • Automatically record shows to your hard drive or direct-to-DVD - without any quality loss.

 

Technical Specifications

TV Standards

  • ATSC (HDTV up to 1080i, SDTV)
  • NTSC (cable, over the air)
  • ClearQAM (HDTV up to 1080i, SDTV)

Inputs

  • TV/FM antenna (F-connector/Coaxial)
  • S-Video, Composite Video (RCA), Stereo Audio (1/8")

Recording Formats

  • MPEG-2
  • MPEG-4: compatible with PSP or iPod (Trial Version)

System Requirements

  • Windows Vista™ (32 bit)  or Windows XP with latest service pack
  • Intel Pentium® 4 2.4 GHz, Pentium M 1.3 GHz or AMD Athlon 64 processor (for HDTV reception, a Pentium 4 2.8 0GHz or Pentium M 1.7 GHz or equivalent AMD Athlon 64 processor is recommended)
  • RAM: Windows Vista – 512 MB (1GB recommended) for Windows XP – 256 MB RAM (512 MB recommended)
  • Free USB 2.0 port
  • Sound / graphics controller with support for DirectX 9 or higher
  • Hard drive with minimum 1 GB free space (20 GB recommended for TV recording)
  • CD or DVD drive

 

Package Contents

  • USB 2.0 TV tuner for ATSC/ClearQAM/NTSC and FM radio reception
  • Mini remote control including batteries
  • Portable telescopic high-gain antenna
  • A/V Adapter cable
  • USB extender cable
  • Printed quick start guide
  • CD-ROM with TVCenter Pro software


 

 

 

1 ATSC, the new digital broadcast standard, is now available in many areas of the United States. The provided antenna will allow reception in areas where there is a good ATSC signal. In regions or rooms where the signal is not strong, an amplified rooftop antenna will be required. It is generally not possible to receive an ATSC signal while en route (e.g. in a car or train). Please consult with your local reseller or go to www.antennaweb.org for more information on areas covered and optimizing your reception.
2 Unencrypted digital TV (ClearQAM) can be received with a standard cable TV connection at no additional fees. The reception of encrypted digital premium channels is not supported.
3 For analog TV, digital over-the-air (ATSC) TV and FM radio.

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