Watch Free-to-View digital TV and digital radio stations* directly on your laptop or desktop PC! WinTV-NOVA-T-Stick is a Plug & Play USB device which brings digital terrestrial broadcasts (TV and radio) to your PC. Digital reception provides sharper TV pictures and near CD quality audio. And Free-to-View digital TV does not require a PayTV subscription!
WinTV-NOVA-T-Stick turns your PC monitor into a high quality digital TV receiver. You can watch digital TV broadcasts in a window on your PC screen, or watch TV full screen. Record your digital TV shows to disk, and play them back at any time. You can also listen to digital radio in stereo*.
Note: WinTV-NOVA does not support DAB radio.
Add Digital TV to your Media Center PC or notebook. If you have a Media Center PC or notebook with or without a built-in TV tuner, simply plug the WinTV-Nova-T-Stick, install the MCE drivers from the supplied CD, and you will be watching digital TV with Media Center 's MyTV button in no time! Note: Media Center Decoder not supplied.
WinTV-NOVA-T-Stick is simple to connect to your PC or laptop. Just plug it into your PC's USB 2.0 port, connect a digital TV aerial, install the WinTV applications and you're ready to watch and record high quality digital TV!
Why Digital TV? Digital Television is the TV of the future. Building on your existing five channels, digital television offers many extra free channels including BBC Choice, ITV2, BBC Knowledge and BBC News 24, with others on the way.
Digital terrestrial television (DTT) is a robust, all-digital system, unlike the current analogue PAL TV system. For the first time, studio quality television can be viewed on your desktop.
WinTV-NOVA, your Personal Digital VCR: WinTV-NOVA can record your digital TV programs to disk. And with WinTV Scheduler, you can schedule your TV recordings. Recorded programmes take approximately 1.2GB of hard disk space per hour.
You can also burn your TV recordings onto a CD or DVD-ROM. A CD-ROM will hold about 30 minutes of digital TV, while a recordable DVD will store about 2 1/2 hours of digital TV. Note: Dvd/CD authering software not included.
Note: Recommend a rooftop aerial to receive full reception
Included in the box
* WinTV-NOVA-T-Stick USB2 adapter, with highly sensitivity DVB-T tuner.
* Software on CD-ROM.
* Quick Installation Guide.
The WinTV-NOVA-T-Stick does not support DAB radio
For Digital Terrestrial reception, a high gain aerial is recommended
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Expected it to be not that good, but after upgrading one of my workstations to vista, and having to change the audio card, get a new graphics card I found the TV card still did not work so a new one of them was required – what to get? (Apart from a new PC in the first place) Well this was cheap so I went for one. And it’s pretty good but as all digital receivers “You Must Have A Good Signal” and the latest drivers! The app that drives it is the same as for all the Hauppauge cards so if you don’t like it you won’t like anything from them and I agree it has some shortfalls but it’s good enough for me. So the idea that you can stick it in your pocket and go any ware with it – well if there is no signal then it’s just a lump of plastic.
I bought this item today and it works well. The only thing I would advise people not to do is download the drivers form the web site if you are using Windows XP. The drivers on the web site do not let you allow to scan for any channels rendering the device useless. Stick to the CD that comes with the tuner. Version 3.3B works like a dream and I reinstalled it for problem free viewing.
Among the cheapest DVB-T tuners available but don’t let that throw you, the WinTV interface (viewer) is easy to use and the picture quality is fine on a AMD 1.6Ghrz Single Core Processor.
Only thing it misses is a Remote Control but at this cost I wasn’t expecting one!
Over all 10/10!
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