AVerMedia sub-£30 TV tuner card

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AVerMedia sub-£30 TV tuner card

Introducing the AverTV TV GO 007 Plus - the best value for your multimedia needs without compromise!

Milton Keynes, England, 16th December 2004
AVerMedia Technologies inc, the worlds leading manufacturers of digital multimedia products has today announced the release of the 'best value' TV Tuner Card on the market, The AverTV 'TV GO 007 Plus.'

Hitting the market at only £29.99 inc VAT, never before has a manufacturer been able to offer such an unprecedented combination of features at such an incredible offering!

No compromise: The TV GO 007 Plus offers all the great features that you would expect from a TV tuner Card such as video capture and video conferencing, as well as incorporating advanced features like 16-Channel preview, TV Program Scheduler, Channel Groups and Lockout Feature for parental control.

The TV GO 007 Plus supports all terrestrial analogue standards (NTSC/PAL/SECAM) allowing users to watch TV for Free. Users can also record TV or Video into MPEG format, as the TV GO 007 Plus supports the latest MPEG 1/2/4 formats.

The TV GO 007 Plus also allows users to hook up to a VCR/Video Camera, allowing them to enjoy home videos, convert them to digital formats or even save a snapshot for a desktop background.

Easy to set up, plug and play, the TV GO 007 Plus, is the most user friendly TV Tuner available, and includes an easy to use Remote Control. You can now have more fun and enjoyment while you work without breaking the bank.

The AVerTV TV GO 007 PLUS is available now from www.mediaatlantic.com. Price £29.99 inc VAT.

To purchase please visit

Specification. AVerMedia AverTV TV GO 007 PLUS

Key features

Record TV/Video into MPEG 1/2/4
Support 9 Bits Video Analog to Digital Converter
Brand-New Application Software with More Functions and More Aesthetic
Support A2/NICAM/SAP
Watch TV on Your PC
Full Band Air and Cable TV Tuner
Fully Resizable TV/Video Window
Support Dual Display Viewing Window
16-Channel Preview
Channel Scan/All Frequency Scan
Advanced TV Frequency Setting
Silent or Visible TV Recording
Parental Channel Lock-Out
Create Your Favourite Channel Group
Exclusive Customized Channel Remapping
Album Feature for Still Image Capture
Save Image to BMP.JPG,TIF,PCX Format
Save Image to Any Size (up to 1600x1200)

System requirements

Pentium III 800, 128MB RAM or better
For Real-Time Video Capture at 320 x 240 (MPEG-I): Pentium III 800MHz or better
For Real-Time Video Capture at 720 x 480 (MPEG-II): Pentium III 1.8GHz or better
PCI 2.1 Compatible Slot
Sound Card (Full Duplex for Time-Shift)
For Internet Video Phone Applications: Camcorder or Desktop Camera, Microphone, 28.8Kbps or Faster Modem
Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP
VGA Card supporting DirectX 9.0

About AVerMedia

Founded in 1990 AVerMedia is one of the world's leading manufacturers of digital multimedia products. The company, which has offices in seven countries plus a global network of distributors, has won scores of awards for its products.

Most recently AVerMedia won three prestigious Innovations 2004 Design and Engineering Showcase awards for its TVBox 9, UltraTV USB 300, and DVD EZMaker Pro USB2.0 at the world's most important consumer electronics exhibition the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las

Vegas in January. In the UK, AVerMedia's DVB-T 771 has just won a 'Top 50 Best Buy 2004' award from Computer Buyer magazine.

Its core strategy of developing innovative multimedia entertainment products for the PC has delivered market leading TV tuners, computer to TV converters, and digital video surveillance equipment. The company now claims over 20% market share in the PC TV tuner market.

AVerMedia has pioneered the digital multimedia market in many countries across the globe, and now through its channel of accredited resellers is strengthening its Position in the UK.

AVerMedia's Business Development Manager, Bentley Lo believes the Company has a unique position in its core market. 'AVerMedia has set new standards in the manufacture of digital multimedia products, presentation and video surveillance. With the support of our resellers we are constantly seeking to educate both consumers and the trade about the potential of these products, explaining the exciting and diverse applications they deliver.'

Joined: Sep 7 2000

I'd much prefer one of these Bob, it's been a long time coming:

Lifeview FlyDVB-T Duo Cardbus PCMCIA Digital TV Tuner & Video Capture for Laptop. Price (Inc VAT): £99.95

LifeView is proud to present the FlyDVB-T Duo, the world's first and only CardBus TV solution with both digital and analog TV functionality! Watch analog TV with support for worldwide TV and stereo sound standards, or watch crystal clear digital TV!

Not only that, but thanks to LifeView's exclusive MST technology, you can watch both digital TV and analog TV at the same time, on the same screen! Enjoy the best of both worlds with the FlyDVB-T Duo!

Digital terrestrial TV and radio reception - Experience the future of TV! Watch sharp, high definition Free-To-Air digital terrestrial TV programs with full stereo sound, and listen to digital terrestrial radio broadcasts!

Worldwide TV and stereo sound standards - Built with a silicon tuner, the FlyTV CardBus supports analog TV standards such as NTSC/PAL/SECAM and stereo sound standards such as NiCAM, MTS, A2, BTSC, and EIAJ. This means you can enjoy high quality TV with stereo sound anywhere you travel!

Inputs for S-Video and composite video - An A/V input cable lets you connect devices like a VCR, camcorder, or game console to the FlyTV CardBus. Watch footage from your camcorder or save old home videos to digital format to easily share with friends and family!

MST: Multiple Streaming Technology - Exclusive to LifeView, MST technology lets you watch both digital TV and analog TV or video simultaneously! This means you can follow your favorite sports event on digital TV and catch the local news from analog TV at the same time, on the same screen!

Watch TV on your PC - Enjoy high quality television on your notebook in a movable, resizable window or full-screen.

Record TV and analog video to MPEG 1/2/4 - Capture video from TV or an external source and save it to the hard drive.

TimeShifting Functionality - TimeShifting lets you pause, rewind, and fast forward TV, letting you take control of your TV viewing experience!

Scheduled recording of TV programs - Easily schedule recordings of your favorite programs, and watch them later at your own convenience.

Still image snapshots - Capture still images from the live video stream and save them to your hard drive.


Interface: PCMCIA CardBus
TV Tuner: RF jack
Video Input: Mini-DIN 7-pin multi-out jack, S-Video 4-pin Mini-DIN & Composite video RCA jack
Video Support: DVB-T Digital TV, NTSC M/J, PAL BG/DK/I, PAL M/N, SECAM BG/DK, SECAM LL¡¦
Audio Input: Stereo audio L/R RCA jacks (L/R)
Audio Support: Stereo (NiCAM, A2, BTSC, MTS, EIAJ), Mono
Dimensions: 129.03mm(L)x55mm(W)x23.89mm(H)
Weight: 65 grams


Outdoor antenna / cable TV connection
Pentium 4 1 GHz or higher required
Pentium 4 2 GHz or higher recommended
256 MB of system memory (512 MB is recommended)
AC 97 compatible sound device for audio playback
Windows 2000 SP4, Windows XP SP1 or higher with DirectX 9.0c installed
DirectX 8.1 compatible graphics chip
Available CardBus slot
100 MB required for software installation, additional space required for recording or TimeShifting

Package Contents

FlyDVB-T Duo CardBus Card
NTSC Connector x2
PAL Connector x2
AV Input Cable
Software CD incl. User Manual
Portable Antenna Included - Though External TV Aerial Recommended.

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