Device driver details
Category: Other
Manufacturer: Xvision
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 17.8 MB
Operating System: Windows Xp, Windows 2000
Latest Version / Release Date: / 19 May 2005
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Windows device driver information for XVISION MANTIS DTV Adapter

The XVISION MANTIS DTV Adapter is also called a digital to analog converter device. This device is capable of receiving DTV (digital TV) transmission and converting the signals into analog TV signals that can be displayed and received on an analog TV. These signals may be over the air terrestrial TV signals received by cable television or an antenna. This cannot be confused with Satellite television since satellite TV requires a set top box for operating the satellite dish or to be the IRD (integrated receiver/ decoder for direct broadcast satellite TVs. In Europe and Australia, DTV adapters like the XVISION MANTIS DTV Adapter are capable of converting to PAL from DVB, while in North America DTV adapters convert to NTSC from ATSC. There are actually various combos specific to countries since the transition to DTV further balkanized video standards. This is also due in part to different bandplans and frequency allocations.

The DTV or Digital Television is a broadcasting technology that allows broadcasters to provide TV with enhanced sound and picture quality. It can likewise deliver multicasting or multiple programming choices and other interactive functionalities. The switch to digital from the analog broadcasting TV first occurred in 1996. A critical advantage of the switch to DTV includes the freeing up of many important broadcast ranges for public safety communications like rescue squads, fire dept.’s and police. Further some ranges can be auctioned off to those that are capable of providing users with modern wireless service like broadband. Users also greatly benefitted since DTV enables stations to provide enhanced sound and picture quality, and because digital proved to be more competent than analog. As an example, instead of being restricted to offering a single analog program, with DTV, broadcasters are capable of delivering detailed HD (High Definition) programs or multiple SD (Standard Definition) programs concurrently via the multicasting process. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and XVISION MANTIS DTV Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.

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