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PCTV Systems DVB-T2 290e nanoStick HD TV Tuner
Watch, Pause & Record Digital Freeview Hi Definition and Standard Definition TV on your PC. Stream LIVE TV to your iPad, iPhone, PC or MAC.
Description:PCTV nanoStick T2 is a compact USB tuner for the next gen digital terrestrial TV (DVB-T2). Now you can watch,time shift and record free HDTV (Freeview HD) in perfect picture quality on your PC and laptop.
PCTV nanoStick T2 also supports SDTV reception (DVB-T) and its streaming from a Windows PC to an iPhone or iPad. TV recordings with nanoStick T2 on your hard disk can be scheduled and played back from these mobile devices as well as from any PC or MAC via its web browser - never miss your favorite TV show.
PCTV nanoStick T2 is the world's first DVB-T2 receiver and turns your PC and laptop into an HDTV PVR. The included TV Center application lets you time shift and record TV shows and even stream Live-TV and TV recordings to your iPhone,iPad or other PCs and Macs. PCTV nanoStick T2 is fully backward compatible to DVB-T and delivers outstanding reception for both standards
|Warranty Type||Manufacturer via Aria|
|Manufacturer Phone||0207 378 0202|
|Warranty Period (yrs)||1|
Comments, Questions & Reviews:
It even works, sometimes! by RobAnt
If you want to use this with Windows Media Centre, be aware that you need the Windows 7 version, as found in Windows 7 Home Premium.
The antenna connection (a standard female RF to male MCX plug) is fragile, and they're not easy to source in the UK. You can wait weeks for a suitable replacement to come from the US.
As PCTV are now allied with Hauppauge, it would be a good idea if Hauppauge included the driver in their WinTV software which would be cool for those of us with other Hauppauge receivers. I, for instance, have access to both Freeview and Free to Air Satellite, and this product would actually increase the number of HD channels available, duplicating 3 of them for true multi-tuner (watch one channel, while recording something else) use.
Easy Freeview HD with W7 Media Center by Media Man
An excellent (if a little expensive - especially if you need two!) USB tuner. Sensitivity is as good as any digital USB tuner stick that I've had experience of in the past. Two work extremely well within W7 Media Center. The lowest spec machine that I've used them with is an Intel Atom 1.6Ghz, 2MB Asrock HT300 and, apart from interface speed, performance is as good as an i3 4MB Asrock Vision. They perform equally well on 32 or 64 bit systems.184 of 331 people rated this review as helpful