Category: Sound and Multimedia
Manufacturer: Pinnacle Systems
Caution Level: Medium
Download File Size: 1.2 MB
Operating System: Windows Vista, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.0.0 / N/A
The Pinnacle Systems PCTV 800i PCI TS Capture device is a full featured and robust Hybrid TV and FM PCI card capable of video capture. This PCTV HD (high definition) card delivers HDTV and SD with complete PVR (personal video recorder) capabilities to users’ computers. With this device, users are able to timeshift, watch and automatically record users’ preferred SD and HD TV shows minus the fees. This device provides HDTV sharpness through ATSC. ATSC is a DTV (digital TV) standard that is capable of coming on the air without service fees and in standard or high definition TV. The Pinnacle Systems PCTV 800i PCI TS Capture device has full support for both ATSC digital and NTSC analog TV signals. Its tuner hardware is likewise readily available for unencrypted digital cable or ClearQAM. It also has an included FM radio antenna and a remote control.
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
This device also makes use of a software application called the TVCenter that users can utilize for recording programs directly to the hard drive either in DivX or MPEG 2 formats, or even direct to DVD. This software also allows users to fast forward, rewind and pause live TV. The Pinnacle Systems PCTV 800i PCI TS Capture device likewise enables users to obtain standard video directly from a set top box or camcorder via an adapter cable included in its package. This device also features radio reception for Stereo FM, analog and digital TV Stereo sound and an EPG or electronic programming guide. The Pinnacle Systems PCTV 800i PCI TS Capture device also comes with the video editing software application called VideoSpin and is completely compatible with the Windows Media Center for both Windows XP and Windows Vista. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Pinnacle Systems PCTV 800i PCI TS Capture errors before installing any driver updates.