Category: Sound and Multimedia
Manufacturer: Phillips Semiconductors
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 4.21 MB
Operating System: Windows 98/98SE/XP/2000/2003
Latest Version / Release Date: Not specified / Not specified
Mercury TV Card 7134 Gold is a TV tuner card produced by Phillips semiconductors. TV tuners are devices used on computers to enable the computer to receive television signals. Most of the TV Tuners can also be used as video capture cards, so long as they have TV programs recording capability. These programs are then saved on hard disks. There are diverse interfaces for TV tuners, for instance, PCI or USB. At the moment, TV tuner cards come in four different types; Analog cards utilize analog input and several of them are capable of receiving FM signals. Digital cards give a whole MPEG stream for transport or extract video as well as audio elementary streams individually. Hybrid tuner cards mean that the tuner has an analog or digital configuration and one can switch between the systems through a reconfiguration. Combo tuners are the fourth category; same as hybrid cards but have two different tuners on the same card.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
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A Tv Tuner card can be internal or external. When internal, it is installed into the computer just like a video card; On the other hand when it is external, it is connected to the computer through a USB port. Tv Tuners facilitate reception of computer television signals to a computer, while at the same time enabling the user to watch, rewind and even pause live television. With a TV tuner, one is capable of recording television or watching a show which was previously recorded show while recording another simultaneously. Two shows from two different channels, can also be recorded at the same time. For this product to function effectively and efficiently, users should always ensure that they are using the latest version of the device driver. The drivers for Mercury TV Card 7134 Gold are constantly being updated and using old versions can create conflicts, giving rise to errors when the device is in use. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Mercury TV Card 7134 Gold errors before installing any driver updates.