Category: TV Tuner
Manufacturer: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
Caution Level: safe
Download File Size: 112.0Kb
Operating System: Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / 19 Jun 2002
The ASUS TV880 Video Capture (NTSC) is a TV tuner created and manufactured by ASUSTek Computer Inc. Generally, a TV tuner card is a computer peripheral that permits television signals to be accepted by a computer. A lot of TV tuners are also used as video capture cards, allowing them to record and save television programs onto a hard disk. TV tuners are available in a lot of different interfaces, like PCI bus expansion card, PCI Express bus, PCMCIA, Mini PCI Express, PCMCIA Express, or USB devices. In addition to that, some video cards also works as television tuners, particularly the ATI All-In-Wonder series. The card has a tuner and an analog-to-digital converter which is better known as the analog front end together with demodulation and interface logic. There are four classifications of TV tuners. These are analog TV tuners, digital TV tuners, hybrid TV tuners, and combo TV tuners.
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The ASUS TV880 Video Capture (NTSC) is a TV tuner. In general, a computer TV tuner is hardware device that transforms the acepted regular analog TV signal and demodulates it into a digital one. TV tuner cards can be external and internal which comes in three major card types. These are analog TV tuner card, digital TV tuner cards, and Hybrids which retains both the analog and digital signals. Low cost analog TV tuner cards integrate the signals by directly loading the data to the processor of the computer. A lot of complicated hybrid tuners contain a graphics adapter that encodes the incoming signal to MPEG; thus, incorporating less load on the processor. Most TV tuners can also receive FM radio, and transform TV signal into composite video. Normally, the most available and convenient TV tuner card is the PCI. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ASUS TV880 Video Capture (NTSC) errors before installing any driver updates.