Please enter the text in the following text field. ComproDTV 4 can simultaneously operate, viewing or recording, multiple Compro TV devices on the same machine, internal and external. Overall, we’re a little disappointed by this dual-tuner offering. With the Olympics in full swing, there’s no better time to buy a new digital TV tuner card for your PC. However, recordings made to the hard drive retained the quality of the original broadcast and looked superb. If an ETA is available it will be displayed on hover.

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I purchased a large tempered glass case and a PSU, and they made it to the U. The first of these annoyances is the aspect ratio. Bottom Line Even though it has two tuners, this card falls short of pleasing because they are not well vompro and the supplied software is frustrating to use. A large media centre—style remote is also supplied in the package, and it means you can control this card without using a keyboard.

Orders will be shipped on a first come first served basis. This could be solved if there was an option in the ‘source’ drop-down list allowing us to use the second digital tuner or if the ComproDTV software used both tuners transparently. You can press a button within the EPG to add your selected program to the recording schedule.

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Decent price, kept me updated with progress, well packed and they chucked in some sweeties! This means you’ll have to get a Y-type adapter or splitter so that you can feed the signal from one antenna to both tuners. Windows 7 64bit pro. Nevertheless, there is still a good two weeks of action worth capturing, and with Compro’s EF tuner card you’ll even have the ability to record two channels simultaneously. You can Pay with: Time-shifting isn’t enabled by default, but can be easily invoked by pressing the time-shift button on the software’s control panel.


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Selecting the channel in the new window is a chore in itself, however, as there isn’t an option for a channel list like there is with the main window, and you dindows forced to navigate by the using the ‘up’ and ‘down’ channel commands.

The Video Desktop function lets users to stream live TV shows as wallpaper and use other applications simultaneously.

To overcome this, you need to select the 1. ComproDTV has a habit of stretching the picture to fit the entire screen when it’s set to auto-detect the aspect ratio.

Star Rating 1 review. With the aspect ratio sorted, you’ll need to wrap your head around the software’s recording features.

For those of you who have a slimline media centre case, Compro supplies a half-height mounting bracket in the box. The card’s physical installation is simple: But before you rush out and buy the EF, you need to know about its quirks. Our disc-recorded results were plagued by poor frame rates and popping audio.

Even though it has two tuners, this card falls short of pleasing because they are not well implemented and the supplied software is frustrating to use. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. Supported by the biggest tech community forums.


Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. We’d prefer to see Compro employ a design that requires only one antenna cable feeding both tuners, as the current design is cumbersome and unsightly, especially for media centres.

Unfortunately, even though the card has two tuners, you can’t windlws two digital programs at overlapping times using the standard method. However, recordings made to the hard drive retained the quality of the original broadcast and looked superb.

With this feature you can open a second digital window and navigate to the two channels you wish to record from.

After a while you get used to some of these quirks, but it’s still disappointing that the ComproDTV software can’t use both digital tuners transparently.

Of course, its digital tuners can decode both standard- and high-definition signals and you can either watch two programs at once, record one while watching another, or record two simultaneously. The Item is built to order. Write a review Reviews will be active after verification.

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