Category: Sound & Multimedia
Manufacturer: AverMedia Technologies
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 1000 KB
Operating System: Windows 98/2000/ME/NT/XP/Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 126.96.36.199 / 08 Apr 2009
The AVerMedia AVerTV Tuner (Philips 1236 MK3) is a TV tuner card produced by AverMedia technologies. A TV tuner card is a product for computers which facilitates the reception of television signals to the computer so that they user can be enjoy viewing the television from the PC without having to buy a television. Since the computer and television operate in a two-in-one manner, the user is able to save on space within the home or office. Many of the TV tuner cards also serve as video capture cards. Therefore, it is possible for the user to record live television on the computer's hard disk and to watch it later on when he or she has the time. A TV Tuner card therefore offers a world of convenience to the user by enabling him or her to record the show when they do not have time to watch it, so that they can watch it later.
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
The AVerMedia AVerTV Tuner (Philips 1236 MK3) has several notable features other than those of video capture and recording. it improves the routine of sensor calibration after the Hybernate (S4) mode or the Standby (S3) mode take up again from the D3 power state. When the sensor is set in navigation mode, it improves the algorithm of finger detection. TV tuner cards come in several different interfaces. They can come as PCI expansion cards, as PCMCIA, as PCI Express or PCMCIA express, as Mini PCI Express and as USB devices. Also, there are four different types of TV tuners; analog TV tuners which need some form of compression for one to record them, digital TV tuners which do not need encoders but give the entire MPEG transport stream, Hybrid tuners which one can configure to either analog or digital and combo tuners which are pretty much the same as hybrid tuners except that the combo card has two separate tuners. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and AVerMedia AVerTV Tuner (Philips 1236 MK3) errors before installing any driver updates.