Category: Monitor and video cards
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 126.96.36.199
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 188.8.131.52 / March 28 2007
Toshiba's TV tuner device is compliant to Microsoft windows specifications and works on computer systems that have either 32-bit or 64-bit features. The tuner supports playbacks and recording of MPEG 1, MPEG 2 and MPEG 4 videos. This feature makes it appropriate for viewing movies, sports and prime time programs. The device also complies with the stipulated universal broadcasting regulations for a variety of video such as SECAM, PAL and NTSC. Additionally, it can receive cable broadcasts as well as analog terrestrial broadcasts. The TV tuner device can also receive signals of video from composite video inputs and S-video interfaces. The tuner can also scan 125 cable or 69 air broadcasting channels with an ability to preview more than ten channels simultaneously. The major requirements for the tuner include a powerful driver and systems with processing speeds of 1.4 GHz or more with at least 256 MB of storage.
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 Toshiba TV tuner features either an additional internal card installed within the computer in the same way as a video card, or an external card connected to the computer via a USB port. The tuner is designed to enable users to watch and record TV programs which can later be played back using compatible programs such as Windows Media player. The Toshiba TV tuner facilitates reception of TV signals using an attached antenna or by utilizing a cable TV source provided the service is enabled in the area. With the TV tuner, users can watch TV programs, pause whenever necessary, and rewind in case they want to review the contents. The card also supports recording of TV on one channel. Additionally, users can watch a previously recorded program and a current TV program simultaneously, implying that they can record one program as they watch another. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and TV tuner device errors before installing any driver updates.