Compatibility of TV Tuners with Windows® 7
Get to know more about various TV tuner cards with Windows 7.
The TV tuner card is a computer component that allows television signals to be received by a computer. Most of the TV tuners also function as video capture cards, allowing them to record television programs onto a hard disk. The most common interface for TV tuner cards are either PCI bus expansion card or the newer PCI Express (PCIe) bus for many modern cards, but PCMCIA, ExpressCard, or USB devices also exist. The TV tuner card contains a tuner and an analog-to-digital converter which is collectively known as the analog front end along with demodulation and interface logic. Some of the lower-end cards lack an onboard processor and, like a Winmodem, rely on the system's CPU for demodulation.
The compatibility of Windows 7 for TV devices, some of the TV tuner cards compatible with Windows 7, their features and system requirements are:
- Some TV tuner card
- Features and System requirements
The Windows 7 Operating System provides perfect user interface and software compatibility with the TV tuner card and the driver installed in your computer. You can make use of the hardware in a very efficient manner with the Windows 7 Operating System. Windows 7 interacts smoothly with your TV tuner card hardware with your Windows 7 compatible TV tuner card driver.
Some TV tuner card
Some of the Windows 7 compatible TV tuners are: VisionTek TV Wonder HD 650 PCI-Express TV Tuner, MSI Theater 650PRO TV Tuner, Hauppauge WinTV HVR 1600, AVerMedia AVerTV Combo PCI-E HDTV TV Tuner, ADS Technologies INSTANT HDTV PCI, Pinnacle PCTV HD TV Tuner, Kworld PlusTV HD PCI 120 TV Tuner, Leadtek WinFast TV2000 XP Expert.
You are allowed to play, record and save live videos, built-in tuners offering combo tuning, advanced Video Processing Technology, Catalyst Media Center, Hardware MPEG-2 compression, Noise Reduction, Edge Enhancement. Minimum System requirements: Windows 2000, Windows XP or higher editions, Min. Intel 2.0 Celeron, Pentium Intel Duo, AMD 3800+ or higher with 512MB, 480MB available hard disk space, 1 PCI Express x1 & 1 USB for IR Remote, Internet Connection, USB, Digital flat-panel (DFP) displays or DVI-I Compatible or digital CRT display or High-resolution VGA monitor.
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