Category: Monitor and Video Cards
Manufacturer: SkyStar Technology Inc
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 8.7 MB
Operating System: Windows 2000/XP/2003
Latest Version / Release Date: 2.421 / 15 Nov 2004
Technisat SkyStar 1 (KS) falls under the monitor and video cards category. The device which is manufactured by SktStar Technology Inc is compatible with Windows XP, 2000 and 2003 platforms. The device is described as the ultimate computer card to digitalized satellite reception. The device comes with a Common Interface slot that allows the device to handle pay-TV related services. In addition, it comes with a remote control unit plus a real-time PVR. Compared to other similar cards in the market, Technisat SkyStar 1 (KS) is compatible with high speed internet through satellite services and also high speed data. The device comes with such flexible solutions as a multi channel preview, board software decoding, as well as EPG (Electronic Programme Guide) that also has PVR control. The device makes it possible for users to not only watch but also record channels at the same time and on one transponder.
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Technisat SkyStar 1 (KS) comes fully integrated with DiSEqC 1.2 control and USAL which are especially useful to motorized users. The device comes with DVB protocol support. It is capable of digital radio and television satellite reception. The device may be used for the capturing of still frames as well as Time Shifting applications. The device also comes with transponder, satellite and channel auto scan. This is in addition to the Twin PVR feature. The device is capable of decoding software in MPEG II format. The device allows list to create lists of all their favorite channels. Compared to Technisat SkyStar 2, Technisat SkyStar 1 (KS) has more features including the TV out connector. Furthermore, it is possible to add CI CAM on to the device a task not possible on Technisat SkyStar 2. The device works best on a computer with 256 MB or more of free RAM. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Technisat SkyStar 1 (KS) errors before installing any driver updates.