Manufacturer: Sony Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 2.69 MB
Operating System: Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 220.127.116.11 / 31 Mar 2005
The Sony TV Tuner Card (4810) TvTuner (Philips NTSC/ATSC) is believed to belong to the GigaPocket product line which is used primarily to deliver to the host computer system solutions for receiving audio and video streams from television broadcasts. This particular product line is equipped with a tuner chip which allows the host machine to correctly decode information streamed by local and cable television broadcasts. Since it supports both the National Television System Committee and the Advanced Television Systems Committee standards it is capable of receiving both analog and digital broadcast formats. It is designed to be hosted on any vacant PCI slot on the computer motherboard. The hardware component itself allows the computer user to take advantage of the three RCA and one S-Video connector port located at the back panel. These interface ports are used to accommodate different types of input and output connections to hardware components.
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 device driver for this hardware component is used primarily to help the host computer system to identify its presence. Like most device driver files it provides the necessary information that will allow the underlying operating system platform and the installed software applications to take advantage of its built-in feature sets. The Sony TV Tuner Card (4810) TvTuner (Philips NTSC/ATSC) allows the computer user to not only watch television broadcast signals but also record the media streams. Using a proprietary software interface supported by the manufacturer provided device driver allows the computer user to correctly configure the associated hardware component. The computer user can define various properties associated with the performance of the hardware component at runtime. The device driver is likewise partially responsible for invoking the necessary codecs that will allow the computer user to successfully playback any recorded television broadcast. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Sony TV Tuner Card (4810) TvTuner (Philips NTSC/ATSC) errors before installing any driver updates.