Manufacturer: Adaptec Inc.
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 19.5 MB
Operating System: Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.520 / 01 Jul 2005
The Adaptec AVC -3610 USB device is a media device that can capture live television, tune to radio and input video to a machine using a high speed USB cable. For people in search of entertainment through their PC's, the Adaptec AVC-3610 device is the ultimate device to purchase. The device is however specifically made to work in windows XP although some people claim to make it in windows vista and windows professional. Apart from the user watching TV or listening to radio from his PC, he can also record audio and video programs using the MPEG format. The device comes with several AV cables, a high-speed USB cables and an external power supply cable, which a user will use to connect to power. To avoid hang-ups or freezing of the computer once the device is installed, the user should ensure that the PC is at least a Pentium 4, has at least 64 MB hard disk space and the RAM is 256 MB
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
An added advantage for the Adaptec AVC-3610 device users is the fact that they can watch one program on live TV while recording another program on a different channel for later viewing. More to this, the device has an integrated infrared technology, which enables it to receive and broadcast the contents of preferred FM stations. Upon installation, the Adaptec AVC-3610 USB device should blink a solid green, indicating that it is working correctly. If not, the device may be disconnected from the power source or from the computer. If one experiences problems after installation, the first place to check is that the Video drivers in the PC are installed and working as they should. Sometimes restarting the computer helps. Checking all cable to ensure that they are well connected should also help. Failure to this, the user can contact the Adaptec customer support in order to get the necessary help. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Adaptec AVC-3610 USB Device errors before installing any driver updates.