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Geniatech EC8500T - USB TV Stick - Hybrid Digital and Analogue PCTV Card

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Watch both analogue and Freeview TV plus FM radio on your PC or laptop using this USB stick...
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The EC8500T is a Freeview (DVB-T) TV + Analogue TV + FM 3-in-One TV/Radio card enabling you to turn your laptop/PC into a portable multimedia center. The digital tuner/receiver enables you to watch over 30 Freeview channels and listen to over 20 digital radio stations in areas where the signal is strong. The analogue tuner/receiver allows you to watch analogue TV in the traditional way (in areas not covered by Freeview service yet or the signal is insufficient) and listen to FM Radio stations. You can record your favourite TV programmes on your hard drive with instant, time-shifting and scheduled recording modes.

It comes with a professional and user friendly software interface, a portable TV antenna and remote control. All you need to do is to plug the device to the express card port of your computer, insert the CD and install the software by following the instructions. Your computer will start working immediately for you as a portable high-definition TV and DVD recorder.

Main Features
- Windows 7/Vista/XP compatible
- Support Freeview reception
- Support playback of DVD disks
- Electronic Programme Guide
- Real-time, timeshift and schedule recording
- Dimensions: 118x55x16 mm

System Requirements
- 34MM Express card slot
- Windows 7/Vista/XP
(Driver for Windows 7 can be downloaded from
the manufacturer's website)
- CPU P41.8 GHZ; 512M RAM (minimum)
- Free disk space 50MB (minimum)
- Microsoft Direct X9.0c or above
- Microsoft Media player 9.0 or above

- Remote control
- Mini antenna with magnetic base
- User manual
- Software CD

There may be difficulty to receive freeview TV signal by the included portable antenna in some areas where the signal is not sufficiently strong. This is due to that the freeview service ( in the UK is not fully operating yet. The reception will be improving along with the progress of Digital Switchover Program. A signal amplifier or booster may improve reception capability in regions where the signal is marginally strong. (please note that reception capability may also be affected by various factors such as proximity to freeview TV/digital radio transmitters, tall building structures, thick walls, ceilings and etc.). A rooftop TV aerial may be required to watch freeview channels in regions where the signal is insufficient for a portable antenna.

You need to be aware that watching TV in the UK requires to be covered by a valid TV license. More information about TV license can be found at

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