Category: Sound & Multimedia
Manufacturer: AverMedia Technologies
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 1.05 MB
Operating System: Windows 95/98/2000/2003/NT/XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 184.108.40.206 / 06 Aug 2009
AVerMedia TV Tuner Card, M105 (NTSC/PAL/SECAM) is produced by Avermedia technologies. A TV tuner card is a computer component which enables the computer to receive television signals so that they user can be able to enjoy watching the television from his or her computer without having to buy a television. This is especially useful as it enables the user to save on space by having the computer and the television contained in a single electronic device. Many of the TV tuner cards also double up as video capture cards. This essentially means that the user can use the TV tuner cards to record TV programs on a hard disk and be able to watch them later. 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
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. There are four different types of Tuner cards available in the market. These are Analog TV tuners, Hybrid Tuners, Digital Tuners and Combo Tuners. The AVerMedia TV Tuner Card, M105 (NTSC/PAL/SECAM) uses the NTSC, PAL, SECAM standard. These three standards are standards for analog television encoding system. This means that the AVerMedia TV Tuner Card, M105 (NTSC/PAL/SECAM) is an analog TV tuner. Analog TV tuners are those which have analog input, whether S-Video or composite, and most of them also enable the computer to achieve FM radio reception. Less pricey analog TV cards produce a raw video stream while the expensive ones encode signals to MPEG, Motion or JPEG. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and AVerMedia TV Tuner Card, M105 (NTSC/PAL/SECAM) errors before installing any driver updates.