Asus My Cinema-U3100Mini ATSCQAM Specifications

TV Tuner Product
My Cinema Series
E3789
Revised Edition V5
April 2008
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Contents
Notices........................................................................................................... v
Safety information....................................................................................... vi
About this guide......................................................................................... vii
Chapter 1:
Hardware information
1.1
System requirements.................................................................... 1-2
1.2
Card/Box layout............................................................................. 1-2
1.3
Before you proceed.................................................................... 1-10
1.4
Installation................................................................................... 1-11
1.5
1.4.1
Installing the ASUS TV Tuner Card.................................1-11
1.4.2
Installing the ASUS USB TV Box/Stick.......................... 1-12
1.4.3
Installing the ASUS TV Express Card............................ 1-12
Connecting cables and devices................................................. 1-13
1.5.1
(Combo/Dual Tuner) TV card......................................... 1-13
1.5.2
(Tri) TV card................................................................... 1-15
1.5.3
(Hybrid) TV card............................................................. 1-15
1.5.4
(Analog) TV card............................................................ 1-17
1.5.5
(Digital) USB TV box...................................................... 1-18
1.5.6
(DVBT) Express Card.................................................... 1-19
1.5.7
(Hybrid) Express Card................................................... 1-19
1.5.8
(Hybrid) USB TV box..................................................... 1-20
1.5.9
(Analog) USB TV box..................................................... 1-20
Chapter 2:
2.1
2.2
2.3
2.4
2.5
Software information
Device driver installation.............................................................. 2-2
2.1.1
Installing Microsoft® DirectX®........................................... 2-2
2.1.2
Installing the driver........................................................... 2-3
2.1.3
Uninstalling the driver...................................................... 2-7
CyberLink® PowerCinema (optional).....................................2-8
Arcsoft TotalMedia (optional)................................................2-8
Presto! PVR (optional)..........................................................2-9
ASUS Splendid Technology......................................................... 2-9
2.6
ASUS VideoSecurity Online....................................................... 2-10
2.7
ASUS EZVCR............................................................................... 2-11
2.8
ASUS Eee PC Installation........................................................... 2-12
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Contents
2.9
2.10
ASUS Plug and Play TV (optional)......................................2-13
ASUS Pop-up TV (optional)................................................2-13
Appendix:
A.1
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Reference information
Remote controller (optional)......................................................A-2
A.1.1
39-key remote controller..................................................A-2
A.1.2
21-key remote controller..................................................A-4
A.1.3
46-key remote controller..................................................A-6
A.2
International TV systems and standards (Analog TV)...............A-8
A.3
International TV systems and standards (DVB-T)....................A-10
A.4
International TV systems and standards (ATSC).....................A-11
A.5
International TV systems and standards (DMB-TH)................A-11
Notices
Federal Communications Commission Statement
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions:
• This device may not cause harmful interference, and
• This device must accept any interference received including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a
Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with manufacturer’s
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However,
there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If
this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
The use of shielded cables for connection of the monitor to the graphics card is
required to assure compliance with FCC regulations. Changes or modifications
to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance
could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.
Canadian Department of Communications Statement
This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions
from digital apparatus set out in the Radio Interference Regulations of the
Canadian Department of Communications.
This class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Safety information
Electrical safety
• To prevent electrical shock hazard, disconnect the power cable from the
electrical outlet before relocating the system.
• When adding or removing devices to or from the system, ensure that the power
cables for the devices are unplugged before the signal cables are connected. If
possible, disconnect all power cables from the existing system before you add
a device.
• Before connecting or removing signal cables from the motherboard, ensure
that all power cables are unplugged.
• Seek professional assistance before using an adapter or extension cord.
These devices could interrupt the grounding circuit.
• Ensure that your power supply is set to the correct voltage in your area. If you
are not sure about the voltage of the electrical outlet you are using, contact
your local power company.
• If the power supply is broken, do not try to fix it by yourself. Contact a qualified
service technician or your retailer.
Operation safety
• The ASUS My Cinema U-3000 TV Box becomes hot after prolonged use.
Handle the TV Box with care to prevent discomfort from heat exposure.
The heat will not affect the operation of the TV box so you may continue
using it as desired.
• Before installing the motherboard and adding devices on it, carefully read
all the manuals that came with the package.
• Before using the product, ensure that all cables are correctly connected
and the power cables are not damaged. If you detect any damage,
contact your dealer immediately.
• To avoid short circuits, keep paper clips, screws, and staples away from
connectors, slots, sockets and circuitry.
• Avoid dust, humidity, and temperature extremes. Do not place the product
in any area where it may become wet.
• Place the product on a stable surface.
• If you encounter technical problems with the product, contact a qualified
service technician or your retailer.
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About this guide
This user guide contains the information you need when installing and configuring
the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box.
How this guide is organized
This user guide contains the following parts:
•
Chapter 1: Hardware information
This chapter lists the hardware setup procedures that you have to perform
when installing the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box.
•
Chapter 2: Software information
This chapter gives information on how to install device drivers and
applications for the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box.
•
Appendix: Reference information
This chapter includes information on the remote controller, the key table, and
international TV systems and standards.
Where to find more information
Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and
software updates.
1.
ASUS website
The ASUS website provides updated information on ASUS hardware and
software products. Refer to the ASUS contact information.
2.
Optional documentation
Your product package may include optional documentation, such as warranty
flyers, that may have been added by your dealer. These documents are not
part of the standard package.
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Conventions used in this guide
To make sure that you perform certain tasks properly, take note of the following
symbols used throughout this manual.
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DANGER/WARNING: Information to prevent injury to yourself
when trying to complete a task.
CAUTION: Information to prevent damage to the components
when trying to complete a task.
IMPORTANT: Instructions that you MUST follow to complete a
task.
NOTE: Tips and additional information to help you complete a
task.
This chapter lists the hardware setup
procedures that you have to perform
when installing the ASUS TV Tuner
Product.
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Hardware information
Chapter 1
1.1
System requirements
Before installing the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box, ensure your computer system
meets the following requirements:
Item
Slot
Description
For PCI TV tuner card : One available PCI slot
For PCI-E TV tuner card: One available PCI Express slot
For TV box: One available USB 2.0 port
For TV express card: One available Express Card port
For notebook: Intel® Pentium® M 1.3GHz or above is
recommended
For PC: Intel® Pentium® 4 2.6GHz or above is recommended
For XP/MCE: 512MB or higher is recommended
For Vista Basic/Vista Premium: 1GB or higher is recommended
Processor
Memory
Graphics card
Optical drive
Hard disk space
Audio
Operating system
Software/utilities
1.2
Graphics card with at least 32MB video memory
CD-ROM drive for driver installation
At least 1GB free hard disk space
For XP/MCE: 1GB or higher is recommended
For Vista Basic/Vista Premium: 15GB or higher is recommended
Microsoft® DirectX-compatible audio device
Microsoft® Windows® Vista Premium/Vista Basic/XP/MCE 2005
Microsoft® DirectX 9.0 or higher
Microsoft® Windows® Media Player 9 or higher
Card/Box layout
Drawings are for reference only. The actual device layout may vary.
(Combo/Dual Tuner) PCI-E / PCI TV card
FM port
Analog TV port
ATSC/Clear QAM TV port
S video port
Audio port
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R
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ATSC/Clear QAM port
Analog TV/FM port
Audio port
R
Video port
IR receiver port
Digital/Analog TV port
FM port
Digital/Analog TV port
R
Video-in port
(Tri) PCI-E / PCI TV card
DVBS port
RF-IN/DVBT port
FM-IN port
IR-IN port
A/V-IN port
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(Hybrid) PCI-E / PCI TV card
FM radio/
DVBT TV port
CATV-IN
R
Analog TV port
RF/FM-IN
Audio-video port
DVBT/Analog TV port
FM radio
VIDEO-IN
CATV-IN
FM-IN
RF/
CATV-IN
R
DVBT /CATV port
IR
R
IR receiver port
IR receiver port
Audio-video port
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IR
VIDEO-IN
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DVBS port
RF-IN port
FM-IN port
IR-IN port
A/V-IN port
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(Analog) PCI-E / PCI TV card
FM-IN
Analog TV port
RF-IN
R
FM radio port
Audio-video port
IR
VIDEO-IN
RF-IN
Analog TV port
IR receiver port
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R
Analog TV port
RF-IN
R
IR receiver port
IR
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(Digital) USB TV box
Internal antenna
Digital TV-in port
(for external/roof anterna)
USB port
LEDs
IR receiver
The internal antenna provides easy portability and digital TV reception when the
roof/external antenna is not available.
(Digital) USB TV stick
DVBT TV-in port
Refer to the LED information table on page 1-9.
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(Hybrid) USB TV box
FM antenna
Digital/Analog TV-in port
USB port
LEDs
IR receiver
(Analog) USB TV box
FM antenna
Analog TV-in port
USB port
LEDs
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IR receiver
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(DVBT) Express card
LED
Digital TV-in port
(Hybrid) Express card
Video in
RF in
FM
Refer to the LED information table on page 1-9.
LED information
For models with two (2) LEDs
Color
Description
LED 1 (Green)
Good signal
LED 2 (Orange)
Poor signal
For models with one (1) LED
LED On/Off
Description
LED On
Good signal
LED Off
Poor signal
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1.3
Before you proceed
Take note of the following precautions before you install the ASUS TV Tuner
Card/Box.
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•
Unplug the power cord from the wall socket before touching any
component.
•
Use a grounded wrist strap or touch a safely grounded object or a metal
object, such as the power supply case, before handling components to
avoid damaging them due to static electricity.
•
Hold components by the edges to avoid touching the ICs on them.
•
Keep all components, such as the host adapter, in their antistatic bag
until you are ready to install them. Likewise, whenever you uninstall any
component, place it on a grounded antistatic pad or in the bag that came
with it.
•
Before you install or remove any component, ensure that the ATX power
supply is switched off or the power cord is detached from the power supply.
Failure to do so may cause severe damage to the motherboard and
peripherals.
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1.4
Installation
1.4.1
•
You can install the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box only on a motherboard with a
PCI slot.
•
Illustrations in this section are provided only for reference. Your system
chassis and configuration may differ from what is shown.
Installing the ASUS TV Tuner Card
To install the ASUS TV Tuner Card:
1.
Unplug the power cord.
2.
Remove the system unit cover. Refer to the documentation that came with
your system for detailed instructions.
3.
Locate the PCI bus expansion slot. Ensure that this slot is unobstructed.
4.
Unlock the expansion card cover.
5.
Remove the metal cover opposite the slot that you intend to use.
5
Metal covers
6.
Align the card connector with the
slot and press firmly until the card
is completely seated on the slot.
PCI card
7.
6
Replace the expansion card lock to
secure the card to the chassis.
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1.4.2
Installing the ASUS USB TV Box/Stick
To install the ASUS USB TV Box:
1.
Place the ASUS USB TV Box on a flat, stable surface close to your computer.
2.
Connect the USB cord A series plug to the USB 2.0 port on your computer.
PC
NB
2
2
1.4.3
Installing the ASUS TV Express Card
To install the ASUS TV Express Card:
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1.
Place your notebook or desktop computer on a flat, stable surface.
2.
Locate the Express Card port.
3.
Connect the ASUS TV Express Card to the Express Card port on your
computer.
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1.5
Connecting cables and devices
There are various types of cable TV (CATV) and antenna connections. Consult
your dealer for the type of adapter, splitter, A/B switch, or combiner that may be
required when connecting the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box to devices.
The ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box can receive up to 100 channels. If you do not have
a CATV system, you may use an indoor or outdoor antenna that carries only VHF
channels, UHF channels, or both VHF and UHF channels to connect to the ASUS
TV Tuner Card/Box.
1.5.1
(Combo/Dual Tuner) TV card
FM
Antenna/FM
CATV
CATV
ATSC/QAM
ATSC/QAM
Video-in
(Composite) port
Video-in
(S-VHS) port
Audio-in (L) port
Audio-in (R) port
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S video-IN
AUDIO-IN
AUDIO-IN
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ATSC
ATSC/QAM
CATV
CATV/FM
Antenna/FM
Audio
Audio-in (L) port
Audio-in (R) port
Video-in
(Composite) port
Video
Video-in
(S-VHS) port
IR receiver
IR
Digital/Analog TV antenna
TV-IN
FM-IN
FM Radio
Digital/Analog TV antenna
TV-IN
Audio-in (L) port
Audio-in (R) port
VIDEO-IN
Video-in
(Composite) port
Video-in
(S-VHS) port
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1.5.2
(Tri) TV card
DVB-S2 TV antenna
DVBS
Digital TV antenna
DVBT
RF-IN/DVBT
FM Radio
FM-IN
IR receiver
IR-IN
Audio-in (L) port
A/V-IN
Audio-in (R) port
Video-in
(Composite) port
Video-in
(S-VHS) port
1.5.3
(Hybrid) TV card
Digital TV antenna
or
RF/FM-IN
FM Radio
CATV
CATV-IN
IR receiver
Antenna
IR
Audio-in (L) port
Audio-in (R) port
VIDEO-IN
Video-in
(Composite) port
Video-in
(S-VHS) port
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FM-IN
FM Radio
DVBT
IR receiver
CATV-IN
CATV
IR
Audio-in (L) port
VIDEO-IN
Audio-in (R) port
Video-in
(Composite) port
Video-in
(S-VHS) port
DVB-S2 TV antenna
TV antenna
DVBS
RF-IN
FM Radio
IR receiver
FM-IN
IR-IN
Audio-in (L) port
Audio-in (R) port
A/V-IN
Video-in
(Composite) port
Video-in
(S-VHS) port
You may connect the Hybrid TV card to all devices as shown in the illustration
above. For the Analog TV card, you cannot connect the digital TV antenna.
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1.5.4
(Analog) TV card
FM-IN
FM Radio
CATV
CATV-IN
IR receiver
Antenna
IR
Audio-in (L) port
VIDEO-IN
Audio-in (R) port
Video-in
(Composite) port
Video-in
(S-VHS) port
CATV
CATV-IN
IR receiver
Antenna
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IR
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1.5.5
(Digital) USB TV box
Internal digital
antenna
Digital TV
box
USB A
series plug
External digital
antenna
USB B series plug
•
The ASUS My Cinema U9000 Diversity TV Box has an internal antenna.
You may use it, or you may also connect an external antenna/roof antenna
to the U9000 through an MCX-to-IEC adapter.
•
The internal antenna provides easy portability and digital TV reception
when the roof/external antenna is not available.
(Digital) USB TV stick
Digital TV antenna
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1.5.6
(DVBT) Express Card
Digital TV antenna
1.5.7
(Hybrid) Express Card
For ATSC Hybrid Express Card, the sequence of the components may be
different.
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1.5.8
(Hybrid) USB TV box
Internal FM antenna
Hybrid USB
TV box
External digital
antenna
USB A
series plug
CATV in
USB B series plug
1.5.9
(Analog) USB TV box
Internal FM antenna
Analog USB
TV box
External
analog antenna
USB A
series plug
CATV in
USB B series plug
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Chapter 1: Hardware information
This chapter gives information on
how to install device drivers and
applications for the ASUS TV Tuner
Product.
ASUS TV Tuner Product
Software information
Chapter 2
2.1
Device driver installation
You need to install the device drivers to your computer so you can use the ASUS
TV Tuner Card/Box. Refer to this section when installing the device drivers.
2.1.1
•
Ensure that Windows® XP is installed on your system.
•
The screens shown in this section may not exactly match the contents
displayed on your screen. Contents of the support CD may change any
time without notice.
Installing Microsoft® DirectX®
Microsoft® Direct® X allows 3D hardware acceleration support in Windows® 98,
Windows® 2000, and Windows® XP.
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•
Ensure that you install Microsoft® DirectX® before installing the ASUS TV
Tuner Card driver.
•
For software MPEG support in Windows® 98, you must first install
Microsoft® Direct® X, then install a MPEG-compliant video player.
1.
Insert the installation CD in the
optical drive, or double-click the
CD drive in My Computer to display
the auto-run screen. You may also
run Setup32.exe in the directory
\AutoRun of the CD.
2.
Read the Microsoft® End User
License Agreement. Click I accept
the agreement, then Next.
3.
The DirectX(R) Setup box appears.
Click Next to begin installation.
4.
The installation program
automatically installs the DirectX®
9.0 runtime libraries into your
system.
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5.
This message appears when setup
is complete. Click OK to finish the
installation process.
2.1.2
Installing the driver
Using the ASUS Quick Setup Program (Windows® XP/Vista Basic)
for the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box/Stick
1.
Start your computer.
2.
Windows® automatically detects
the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box and
displays the Found New Hardware
Wizard window. Click Cancel.
3.
Insert the support CD into the
optical drive. The Drivers & Utilities
setup screen appears.
Click the radio button for
Windows® XP/Vista Basic.
Click Install Drivers.
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4.
A progress bar appears to indicate
the installation status.
5.
After all necessary files have been
installed in your system, click
Finish to complete the installation
process.
Using the ASUS Quick Setup Program
(Windows® Media Center Edition [MCE] 2005/Vista Premium)
for the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box
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1.
Start your computer.
2.
Windows® automatically detects
the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box and
displays the Found New Hardware
Wizard window. Click Cancel.
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3.
Insert the support CD into the
optical drive. The Drivers & Utilities
setup screen appears.
Click the radio button for
Windows® XP/Vista Basic.
Click Install Drivers.
4.
A progress bar appears to indicate
the installation status.
5.
After all necessary files have
been installed in your system,
click Finish to complete the driver
installation process.
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6.
On the MCE Drivers and Utilities
setup screen, click Install MCE
plug-in.
The following step is only for the ASUS TV Box with an internal antenna.
7.
Go to MCE > More Programs
> ASUS TV Setting. Select the
antenna you intend to use.
Click Apply.
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You may connect an external antenna/roof antenna to the U9000 Diversity
through an MCX-to-IEC adapter. An external antenna enhances the signal.
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2.1.3
Uninstalling the driver
If you want to update the driver, or if you no longer need them, refer to this section
to completely uninstall the drivers from your system to save disk space.
1.
Click Start > Control Panel.
2.
Double-click the Add or Remove
Programs icon.
3.
Click the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box
Drivers from the list.
4.
Click Change/Remove.
5.
A dialog box appears. Click OK
to completely remove all ASUS
TV Tuner Card/Box components.
Otherwise, click Cancel.
6.
Close other applications
before restarting the computer.
Click Finish.
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2.2
CyberLink® PowerCinema (optional)
If you are running Windows® MCE/Vista Premium, you cannot watch TV
using the CyberLink® PowerCinema and MCE application at the same time.
This application allows you to watch TV and DVDs, listen to FM radio or music
CDs, or browse pictures stored in your computer. Use the mouse or the remote
controller to navigate through the user interface. For details on the remote
controller, see Appendix A.1.
For more information on this application, refer to the Cyberlink PowerCinema
User’s Guide in the Support CD.
2.3
Arcsoft TotalMedia (optional)
If you are running Windows® MCE/Vista Premium, you cannot watch TV
using the Arcsoft TotalMedia and MCE application at the same time.
This application allows you to watch TV and DVDs, listen to FM radio or music
CDs, or browse pictures stored in your computer. Use the mouse or the remote
controller to navigate through the user interface. For details on the remote
controller, see Appendix A.1.
Using the ASUS PE9400 Combo:
•
To watch NTSC TV, select ASUS PE9400 BDA Analog TV Tuner to scan
channel in TV setting menu.
•
To watch ATSC program, select ASUS PE9400 BDA ATSC Tuner, then select
antenna to scan channel in TV setting menu.
•
To watch Clear Qam program, select ASUS PE9400 BDA ATSC Tuner, then
select cable to scan channel in TV setting menu.
For more information on this application, refer to the Arcsoft TotalMedia User’s
Guide in the Support CD.
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2.4
Presto! PVR (optional)
If you are running Windows® MCE/Vista Premium, you cannot watch TV
using the Presto! PVR and MCE application at the same time.
This application allows you to watch TV. Use the mouse or the remote controller
to navigate through the user interface. For details on the remote controller, see
Appendix A.1.
For more information on this application, refer to the Presto! PVR User’s Guide
in the Support CD.
2.5
ASUS Splendid Technology
ASUS Splendid Analog TV Video Enhancement
Technology takes computer graphics capabilities
to the next level by automatically enhancing image
quality, depth, color intensity, and image details for
the best visual results. With ASUS Splendid meeting
high visual demands, watching movies and TV on
your computer can indeed be a splendid experience.
ASUS Splendid Video Enhancement Technology makes colors come alive and
brings out optimum brightness and contrast levels even in dark scenes. You may
choose from four viewing profiles for different video viewing conditions. Select
the profile that best suits your viewing environment: Enriched (Standard), Vivid
Color (Color-enhanced), Theater (Cinematic effects), and Crystal Clear (Enhanced
contrast).
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2.6
ASUS VideoSecurity Online
VideoSecurity Online is a powerful monitoring and motion-detecting software.
With video capture devices such as CCD, V8, digital Hi-8 and others, you can use
VideoSecurity Online to:
•
find intruders;
•
monitor your environment;
•
detect changes in a specified location; and
•
know in advance who your visitors are.
Upon detection of any variation, VideoSecurity Online will do the following:
•
Save the date/time information on when the condition started, and
when to release tracing to a database file (watchdog.mdb).
•
Capture the condition detected and save it into a bitmap file with
reference to an image that represents the normal situation before
VideoSecurity Online started detecting the variation. You may view
any image processing software to view, modify, or distribute the image.
This database file is saved in the Programs folder.
VideoSecurity Online also lets you choose from four options on how to handle the
variation or unusual condition detected.
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2.7
ASUS EZVCR
ASUS EZVCR is a program that allows you to watch and record live TV on your PC
or notebook. ASUS EZVCR also lets you to listen to radio programs on systems
that support this function.
For more information, check the help file in EZVCR.
The image below shows the main ASUS EZVCR user interface window.
Channel preview
Scan channels
SKYPE TV
Setting
Image setting
Audio setting
Snap shot
Video clips
Channel
up/down
Recall
Play Pause
Stop Record
Volume
up/down
System requirements
Software
• Microsoft® Windows® XP with SP2 and Microsoft® DirectX 9 or above.
• ASUS DVD 6.0
Hardware
• ASUS TV Tuner device
• Sound card
• Processor: Intel® Pentium 4 2GHz or above, AMD K7-2000+ or above,
Intel® Centrino 1G or above
• Memory: At least 256 MB
• VGA card: At least 64 MB RAM
• Hard disk space: At least 500 MB free hard disk space
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2.8
ASUS Eee PC Installation
For ASUS Eee PC Linux OS, there are two ways to install drivers and applications:
with or without Internet connection.
If you have Internet connection, follow these steps (recommended):
1. Connect to the Internet.
2. Select the Setting tab, and click the Add/Remove icon.
3. Select the Play tab, click the TV driver and TV application to install the driver
and application.
4. Restart the Eee PC.
If you do not have Internet connection, follow these steps:
1. Copy the file to the home directory.
2. Press Ctrl+Alt+T.
3. In the console, type sudo su to get root privilege.
4. Type tar xvfz dvbt-4eeepc.tar.gz
5. Type install-xxxx to install the driver and application.
6. Reboot for the changes to take effect.
For ASUS Eee PC Microsoft® Windows® OS, refer to section 2.1: Device
driver installation to install drivers and applications.
After the installation, you can run the application from the icon displayed on the
desktop.
Watching TV programs on your Eee PC:
1. Press F1 to select the country when launching first time.
2. Press F1 to select the scan channel.
3. Close the TV application to save the channels.
4. Restart the TV application and enjoy watching TV programs on your Eee PC.
The steps above are based on ASUS U3100 mini, and It might be different
when using other ASUS TV product. Download the latest driver and read the
instructions from the ASUS website at www.asus.com.
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2.9
ASUS Plug and Play TV (optional)
ASUS Plug and Play TV is a user-friendly application that delivers better TV
experience. With ASUS Plug and Play TV, you can watch TV programs by just
plugging a USB dongle.
2.10
ASUS Pop-up TV (optional)
ASUS Pop-up TV is a user-friendly application that delivers better TV experience.
With ASUS Pop-up TV, you can watch TV programs by just plugging a USB
dongle.
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Chapter 2: Software information
This chapter includes information on
the optional remote controller, key
table, and international TV systems
and standards.
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Reference information
Appendix
A.1
Remote controller (optional)
The optional remote controller is designed for the CyberLink® PowerCinema
software application only. Use the remote controller for an enjoyable TV-watching
experience through the CyberLink® PowerCinema windows.
Remote controller specifications
Operating range5 meters (max)
Power source3 V (2 x “AAA” batteries)
Receiver
A.1.1
Infrared receiver (supplied)
39-key remote controller
Layout
Record
Previous
Rewind
Close
Stop
Next
Forward
Play/Pause
Navigation buttons
Volume control buttons
Enter/OK
Channel buttons
Back
Numeric keys
Full screen
Recall
Back to main menu
Mode buttons
Mute
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Key table
Button
TV
FM
DVD
–
Radio mode
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
Back to main
menu
PHOTO
MUSIC
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
Photo mode
–
–
–
–
Music mode
Back to main
menu
–
Back to main
menu
DVD menu
Back to main
menu
–
Back to main
menu
–
Back to main
menu
–
Mute
Mute
Mute
Mute
Mute
Mute
Full screen
Full screen
Full screen
Full screen
Full screen
Full screen
TV mode
–
Back to
previous
channel
Back to
previous
page
Channel
up/down
~
Mode
VIDEO
–
–
–
DVD mode
–
–
Video mode
–
–
–
–
–
Back to
previous
page
Search
forward/
backward
Back to
previous
page
Next/
previous
chapter
Back to
previous
page
–
Back to
previous
page
–
Back to
previous
page
–
Volume
up/down
Volume
up/down
Volume
up/down
Volume
up/down
Volume
up/down
Volume
up/down
0 ~9
0 ~9
0 ~9
Enter
Enter
Enter
Enter
Enter
Enter
Up
Up
Up
Up
Up
Up
Down
Down
Down
Down
Down
Down
Left
Left
Left
Left
Left
Left
Right
Right
Right
Right
Right
Right
Record
Record
Record
Record
Record
Record
–
–
–
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Button
A.1.2
TV
FM
DVD
Close app
Close app
Close app
Stop
Stop
Previous
chapter
Next chapter
Mode
VIDEO
PHOTO
MUSIC
Close app
Close app
Close app
Stop
Stop
Stop
Stop
Previous
chapter
Next chapter
Previous
chapter
Next chapter
Previous
chapter
Next chapter
Previous
chapter
Next chapter
Previous
chapter
Next chapter
Rewind
Rewind
Rewind
Rewind
Rewind
Rewind
Forward
Forward
Forward
Forward
Forward
Forward
Play/pause
Play/pause
Play/pause
Play/pause
Play/pause
Play/pause
21-key remote controller
Layout
Stop
TV
Close
Rewind
Right
Up
Home
Back
Enter/OK
Left
Volume up/down
Mute
Right
Down
Channel up/down
Recall
Record
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Key table
Button
TV
FM
TV mode
DVD
–
–
Mode
VIDEO
–
PHOTO
–
MUSIC
–
Stop
Stop
Stop
Stop
Stop
Stop
Close
Close
Close
Close
Close
Close
Rewind
Rewind
Rewind
Rewind
Rewind
Rewind
Play/Pause
Play/Pause
Play/Pause
Play/Pause
Play/Pause
Play/Pause
Forward
Forward
Forward
Forward
Forward
Forward
Back to main
menu
Back to
previous
Channel
up/down
Back to main
menu
Back to
previous
Search
forward/
backward
Back to main
menu
Back to
previous
Next/
previous
chapter
Back to main
menu
Back to
previous
–
Back to main
menu
Back to
previous
–
Back to main
menu
Back to
previous
–
Volume
up/down
Volume
up/down
Volume
up/down
Volume
up/down
Volume
up/down
Volume
up/down
Enter
Enter
Enter
Enter
Enter
Enter
Up
Up
Up
Up
Up
Up
Down
Down
Down
Down
Down
Down
Left
Left
Left
Left
Left
Left
Right
Right
Right
Right
Right
Right
Record
Record
Record
Record
Record
Record
Mute
Mute
Mute
Mute
Mute
Mute
Back to
previous
channel
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–
–
–
–
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A.1.3
46-key remote controller
Layout
Power
Pause
Record
Stop
Rewind
Forward
Play
Replay
Back
Skip
I more
Cursor up
Cursor left
OK
Cursor right
Cursor down
Volume +
Channel +
Volume -
Mute
Channel Live TV
Record TV
DVD Menu
Guide
Numeric and alphabetic
keys
*
Clear
#
Enter
Teletext
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Appendix: Reference information
Key table
Button
TV
FM
Power
Power
Power
Pause
Pause
Stop
Stop
Record
Mode
VIDEO
PHOTO
MUSIC
Power
Power
Power
Pause
Pause
Pause
Pause
Stop
Stop
Stop
Stop
Record
Record
Record
Record
Record
Rewind
Rewind
Rewind
Rewind
Rewind
Rewind
Play
Play
Play
Play
Play
Play
Forward
Forward
Forward
Forward
Forward
Forward
Replay
Replay
Replay
Replay
Replay
Replay
Skip
Skip
Skip
Skip
Skip
Skip
I more
–
–
–
–
–
Back to
previous
OK
Back to
previous
OK
Back to
previous
OK
Back to
previous
OK
Back to
previous
OK
Back to
previous
OK
Up
Right
Left
Down
Channel
up/down
Up
Right
Left
Down
Search
forward/
backward
Up
Right
Left
Down
Next/
previous
chapter
Up
Right
Left
Down
Up
Right
Left
Down
Up
Right
Left
Down
Volume
up/down
Volume
up/down
Volume
up/down
Volume
up/down
Volume
up/down
Volume
up/down
Mute
Mute
Mute
Mute
Mute
Mute
Record TV
Guide
–
Guide
TV mode
~
DVD
–
Guide
–
–
Clear
Teletext
Enter
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–
Enter
–
Guide
Enter
–
–
Guide
–
–
Guide
–
–
–
Back to DVD
menu
–
Back to DVD
menu
–
Back to DVD
menu
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
–
Back to DVD Back to DVD Back to DVD
menu
menu
menu
0~9
0~9
0~9
Clear
–
Enter
Enter
Enter
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International TV systems
and standards (Analog TV)
•
TV systems and standards may change anytime without notice. This list is
provided for reference only.
•
Ensure that your TV card conforms with the system or standard used in
your country or location.
AREA
TV
Albania
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Azores Is. (Portugal)
Bahamas
Bahrain
Barbados
Belgium
Bermuda
Brazil
Bulgaria
Canada
Canary Is.
China
Colombia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Egypt
Faroe Islands (DK)
Finland
France
Gambia
Germany
Germany (prev East)
Gibraltar
Greece
Hong Kong
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
Ireland
PAL B/G
PAL-N
PAL B/G
FM-FM
Teletext
PAL B/G
FM-FM
Teletext
PAL B
NTSC M
PAL B
NTSC N
PAL B/G
Nicam
Teletext
NTSC M
PAL-M
MTS
SECAM D
NTSC M
MTS
CC
PAL B
PAL D
NTSC N
PAL B
SECAM/PAL D/K
PAL B
Nicam
TeleText
SECAM B
PAL B
PAL B/G
Nicam
TeleText
SECAM E/L
PAL I
PAL B/G
FM-FM
TeleText
SECAM/PAL B/G
PAL B
SECAM B/H
PAL I
Nicam
PAL B/G Nicam
PAL B
PAL B
PAL B
SECAM H
PAL I
Nicam
TeleText
STEREO
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AREA
TV
STEREO
SUBTITLE
Israel
PAL B/G
Nicam
TeleText
Italy
PAL B/G
FM/FM
TeleText
Jamaica
SECAM M
Japan
NTSC J
Jordan
PAL B
Kenya
PAL B
Korea
NTSC M
Luxembourg
PAL B/G
TeleText
Madeira
PAL B
Madagascar
SECAM B
Malaysia
PAL B
Malta
PAL B/G
Mauritius
SECAM B
Mexico
NTSC M
MTS
CC
Monaco
SECAM/PAL L/G
Morocco
SECAM B
Netherlands
PAL B/G
FM-FM
TeleText
New Zealand
PAL B/G
Nicam
TeleText
North Korea
SECAM/PAL D, D/K
Norway
PAL B/G
Nicam
Pakistan
PAL B
Paraguay
PAL N
Peru
NTSC M
Philipines
NTSC M
Poland
PAL D/K
Teletext
Portugal
PAL B/G
Nicam
Teletext
Romania
PAL G
Russia
SECAM D/K
Saudi Arabia
SECAM B
Seychelles
PAL I
Singapore
PAL B
South Africa
PAL I
South Korea
NTSC N
Spain
PAL B/G
Nicam
Sri Lanka
PAL B/G
Sweden
PAL B/G
Nicam
Teletext
Switzerland
PAL B/G
FM-FM
TeleText
Tahiti
SECAM KI
Taiwan
NTSC M
Thailand
PAL B
Trinidad
NTSC M
Tunisia
SECAM B
Turkey
PAL B
TeleText
Ukraine
SECAM D/K
United Arab Emirates
PAL B/G
United States
NTSC M
United Kingdom
PAL I
VietnamNTSC/SECAM M/D
Yugoslavia
PAL B/G
Zambia
PAL B/G
Zimbabwe
PAL B/G
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International TV systems
and standards (DVB-T)
TYPELOCATION
DVB-T+PAL
Australia
BW
7 MHz
BAND
V/UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Austria
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Belgium
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Denmark
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Estonia
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Faroe Island
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Finland
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
France
8 MHz
–
DVB-T+PAL
Germany
7/8 MHz
V/UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Hungary
DVB-T+PAL
Italy
DVB-T+PAL
India
–
–
DVB-T+PAL
Ireland
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Latvia
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Lithuania
–
–
DVB-T+PAL
Luxembourg
–
–
DVB-T+PAL
Netherland
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Norway
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Poland
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Portugal
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Singapore
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Slovakia
–
–
DVB-T+PAL
Slovenia
7/8 MHz
V/UHF
DVB-T+PAL
S-Africa
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Spain
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Sweden
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Switzerland
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
UK
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+NTSC
Taiwan
6 MHz
UHF
8 MHz
UHF
7/8 MHz
V/UHF
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A.5
International TV systems
and standards (ATSC)
TYPELOCATION
ATSC
USA
BW
6 MHz
BAND
V/UHF
ATSC
6 MHz
V/UHF
Canada
International TV systems
and standards (DMB-TH)
TYPELOCATION
DMB-TH
China
BW
8 MHz
BAND
V/UHF
DMB-TH
8 MHz
V/UHF
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