Category: Sound & Multimedia
Manufacturer: Avid Technology, Inc. (formerly Pinnacle Systems, Inc.)
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 274.4 KB
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows Media Center, Windows NT, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 184.108.40.206 / 30 August, 2005
The Pinnacle PCTV 110i Capture Device is a type of PC TV tuner and capture device in one which delivers multimedia functionality to any computer system that has a vacant PCI slot. The installation of the Pinnacle PCTV 110i Capture Device which plugs directly into the motherboard's PCI slot requires the installation of the accompanying software driver into the host computer system. The software driver allows the extraction of relevant support files like Dynamic Link Libraries (under the Microsoft Windows Operating System platform) which represent the various features supported by the device. The software driver allows the Pinnacle PCTV 110i Capture Device to receive television or cable broadcast signals and display it directly onto the computer screen. This is made possible by a tuner chipset on the Pinnacle PCTV 110i Capture Device board which is activated by the software driver.
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 software driver also installs a user interface that will provide the computer user with the ability to manipulate the various functions of the device. The Pinnacle PCTV 110i Capture Device can also be configured by the computer user based on the broadcast protocols used in his country along with other display features like brightness, contrast, gamma, and others. The user interface also allows the computer user to scan for the available channels that can be received by the Pinnacle PCTV 110i Capture Device. Aside from receiving broadcast signals, the Pinnacle PCTV 110i Capture Device can also record the signals into its digital format and store it directly into the hard drive. The software makes use of a video codec which will allow video editing applications to apply post processing methods on the recorded broadcast based on the user's intentions. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Pinnacle PCTV 110i Capture Device errors before installing any driver updates.