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Introducing the USB2-TV! The USB2 TV now brings live TV to your computer through the USB 2.0 port for both Desktop or Laptop PC. Plug and play features make it ideal for home use, SOHO and office. You can now get breaking news or watch your favourite sports game on your computer! With the USB2 TV tuner you can watch TV on your computer while surfing the web or working on any other computer application. You can even connect a camcorder, video camera and VCR for live video capture. USB2TV captures live video for digital movies, high impact multimedia presentations, and wild web pages.

USB2 TV tuner is much more than just Television ! It is actually three units in one.
Sure, it is the perfect way to enjoy FULL SCREEN or any other size Television on your computer. While you work on other computer applications. You can use it on your desktop or even notebook for mobile TV viewing. And it works with most regular VHF and UHF TV and also cable TV channels.

But USB2TV also features an external Video Grabber Input which supports both standard Composite Video and S-Video. So you can even connect a standard video camera, or VCR for live video capture, recording of home movies or Video Conferencing !

And to top it all off, Micronica's USB2 TV also provides an infra red Handheld Remote Control and a VCR/DVR Recorder Scheduling function and MPEG2 recording of video with stereo sound. Just like a normal VCR!

Our advanced video capture technology using the specialised chipset and software enable unparalleled throughput of up to 30 frames per second. Full Screen! This makes Micronica's USB2 TV better than similar products on the market and gives the user superior live video performance.

The USB2 TV tuner is ideal for Windows 2000 and Windows XP to view Television, capture video from the TV and use it with other popular video and imaging capture applications for Microsoft(R) Win2K and WinXP, such as video streaming, web page design, and video conferencing. Video clips and still images can be incorporated into your web pages or used with desktop presentations. Creative webmasters can incorporate TV highlights onto web sites. Or even broadcast TV live over the Internet !

Installation is a true plug and play experience. Install the software drivers, snap USB2 TV's USB cable to your PC and attach your antenna connection or video signal to the input jacks. Plug the Audio connection into your laptop or desktop computer's audio input or amplified speakers. Now you are ready to begin enjoying TV and Video Capture on your computer.

  • Technical Specifications and Features
  • - TV Reception and Video Capture. With MPEG Encoding
    - Still Image Capture
    - IR Remote Control included
    - Composite Video and S-Video Input
    - Frame Rate:
       720x576 25 fps PAL
       720x480 30 fps NTSC
    - Resizeable USB TV Window right up to full screen
    - TV Tuner System: Proper PAL-B/G. NTSC and other standards also available on request.
    - Audio Output: 3.5mm stereo phone jack. Connect to sound card line input. Cable included.
    - Supported Software: Windows 2000, Windows XP.
    - USB Standard: 2.0 Compliant
    - Video Input: Composite and S-Video
    - Audio Input: Standard RCA Pin Connectors for left and right stereo.
    - CPU Requirements:
       Full D1 MPEG2 - P4 2.4GHz or higher
       DVD 640x480 MPEG2 - P4 2.0GHz or higher
       VCD 352x288 MPEG1 - P3 1.5GHz or higher
    - Operating Voltage: Powered by the Computer USB Port.
    - Environmental Operating Temperatire: 0-50 Degrees Celcius.
    - Note: Specifications are subject to change without notice.
       Performance and ability to receive various channels may vary depending on your individual location,
       signal strength, frequencies etc.

    • Instant TV Replay:
      You can pause, and rewind live television, as well as watch in slow motion, and view instant replays.
    • Multi Channel Preview
      You are able to preview all of the currently broadcasted programs on available channels. Once you have decided to watch a particular program, you just need to double click the image and you will be able to watch it, and record if you choose, in full screen view.
    • Playlist Video Playback
      It provides a video file playlist, so that even though the video is separated into several files it seamlessly plays it back as one file. Thus, users may enjoy a long movie without the hassles of having to open and close several video files, and still save hard drive space.
    • TV and Digital Video Recording Capabilities
      As the fastest software encoder available, it can record 320x240 resolution video in real-time on a Pentium II 350, and 720x480 resolution on a Pentium III 650. It encodes multiplexed video/audio files faster than any other encoder available on the market today.
    • Real time 720x480 with Pentium3 650, 320x240 Pentium2 350
    • Pre-scheduled TV Recording
      You could easily set the time, date, and channel of the TV program you want to record. You can even set to record every program in a series of shows.
    • Time Shifting Playback
      It allows you to play and record at the same time. Thus, you have the ability to record a program, leave for a period of time, then come back and watch what you?e missed, while the program is still being recorded. You can even fast forward over commercials to catch up to the live broadcast. All this can be done without interrupting the recording.
    • DVD Video File Recording.
      Record directly or convert to MPEG-2. Then use a DVD authoring tool to create your own DVD
    • Video File Conversion
      Convert your video file formats in a number of ways, providing maximum flexibility. Format conversion can go from AVI files to either MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 format, DAT files to MPEG-1, and from MPEG-1 to MPEG-2.
    • Video Cut and Merge
      Edit recorded video into meaningful stories. You can easily cut out and trim various portions of unwanted video footage, such as TV commercials. You can also merge multiple video clips into one single video file.
  • Applications
  • - Watch live TV on a desktop or Notebook computer with the USB2 TV Tuner.
    - Live Video and Still Capture of images
    - Record Video using Video Recorder Software included.
    - Video Conferencing over POTS, ISDN, LAN, WAN
    - Video Broadcasting and Streaming over Internet
    - Telemedicine
    - Video input for security systems
    - Video Email Messages
    - Website Development

    Useful Information and Help
  • FAQ and other REALLY Useful Hints
  • The REALLY Quick Setup Hints Sheet - All you need to get started quickly.

  • Where can you buy one ? It's quick and easy !

    You can visit one of our resellers in your area (not all resellers support all products) or order directly from MICRONICA if you like:

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