Pinnacle PCTV SAT - VideoHelp Capture Card

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Pinnacle PCTV SAT Digital TV
Win95? Win98 Win2K WinXP
Vista? NT4? MAC? Linux?
*based on user reports.
PCI $50 7.8/10
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Description (from the manufacturer site)
Pinnacle PCTV is a fully featured TV Tuner PCI card to watch TV on your PC with ultimate quality Powerful features include recording audio/video streams in MPEG-1/2 formats, allowing you to burn direct to disc, and timeshifting to pause or replay even while recording a live show. Includes Infrared Remote Control.

The sky's the limit with PCTV Sat.
Tune in to hundreds of TV and radio stations around the world, and bring sound and vision to your PC in ultra sharp digital quality. Then record your favourite shows in digital format onto your PC for archiving and copying without quality loss. Keep it all digital for the ultimate TV and radio reception.

High-quality digital tuner for ultimate TV and Radio quality
Timeshifting in full quality to pause or replay a sequence even while recording a live show
Digital MPEG VCR for TV - and video recording from Camcorder, VCR or DVD-Player
NDIS network driver - required f or High-Speed Internet Downloads via special Internet Service Providers
Multi-channel matrix and automatic channel name recognition
Easy-to-use timer for scheduled recording
WebText: Combines Teletext with the Internet and gives you instant access to all Teletext pages with convenient search engine and TOP-Text support
Highest quality single screen capture (TWAIN)
Pinnacle T-Rex multimedia file converter full version
Infrared Remote control to access TV, radio, Teletext & video recorder functions (batteries included)
Includes Pinnacle Studio video editing software as a free trial version
PCTV Installation Assistant allows an easy set-up in just a few minutes
Convenient Sat-Finder tool with voice modem support - informs you about the sat signal strength over your mobile or cordless phone
LNB output let ' s you connect your existing satellite receiver - you only need one cable to the LNB/dish

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Comments posted by PUKJE from Netherlands, September 29, 2004:
Compatibility: Win95? Win98 Win2K WinXP Vista? NT4? MAC? Linux? - Rated: 10 of 10.

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Comments posted by Adam from Other, June 09, 2003:
Compatibility: Win95? Win98? Win2K? WinXP Vista? NT4? MAC? Linux? - Rated: 8 of 10.

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Comments posted by Peter Lapczynski from Other, April 22, 2002:
Compatibility: Win95? Win98 Win2K? WinXP? Vista? NT4? MAC? Linux? - Rated: 6 of 10.

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Comments posted by Bodo Metscher from Other, September 28, 2001:
Compatibility: Win95? Win98? Win2K WinXP? Vista? NT4? MAC? Linux? - Rated: 7 of 10.

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What kind of main capture features it supports
Analog VideoIn = Analog composite or/and SVHS video input
Video Card = If it is a Video Card/Graphic Card
Tv Tuner = Built-In TV-Tuner
Digital TV = Built-In Digital TV-Tuner
DV/Firewire = DV/Firewire/i.Link input
DV Converter = Analog composite or/and SVHS video input and converts to DV video
MPEG1 hardware = Capture directly MPEG1(VCD) video using hardware*
MPEG2 hardware = Capture directly MPEG2(SVCD and DVD) video using hardware*
MJPEG hardware = Capture directly to MJPEG using hardware*
MPEG4 hardware = Capture directly to MPEG4(DivX,Xvid) video using hardware*
* = Most capture cards can capture to this format using software but it usually requires a very fast computer, if it supports realtime capturing it uses the capture cards hardware and it doesn't require a very fast computer and you may get better quality but less options/settings than software capturing.

What Operating System our users have reported that it works on, Win95=Works Win95=Does not work Win95?=Not tested This is user based.

Cnx = Connection
What type of connection the capture device has to the computer, PCI, AGP, USB1/1.1/2, DV or PCMCIA.

The price in US dollar.


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