Asus My Cinema P7131D Specifications

TV Tuner Card/Box
My Cinema-P7131D
My Cinema-P7131
My Cinema U3000
E2110
Revised Edition V2
August 2005
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Contents
Notices ................................................................................................. v
Safety information .............................................................................. vi
About this guide ................................................................................ vii
Chapter 1: Product introduction
1.1
Welcome! .............................................................................. 1-2
1.2
Package contents ................................................................. 1-2
1.3
Special features .................................................................... 1-3
Chapter 2: Hardware information
2.1
System requirements ........................................................... 2-2
2.2
Card/Box layout ................................................................... 2-2
2.3
Before you proceed .............................................................. 2-4
2.4
Installation ............................................................................ 2-4
2.5
2.4.1
Installing the ASUS TV Tuner Card ......................... 2-4
2.4.2
Installing the ASUS Digital TV Box .......................... 2-5
Connecting cables and devices ............................................ 2-7
2.5.1
Digital/Analog TV card ........................................... 2-7
2.5.2
Digital TV box ......................................................... 2-8
Chapter 3: Software information
3.1
3.2
Device driver installation ...................................................... 3-2
3.1.1
Installing Microsoft® DirectX® .......................................................... 3-2
3.1.2
Installing the driver ................................................. 3-3
3.1.3
Uninstalling the drivers ........................................... 3-6
CyberLink® PowerCinema ...................................................... 3-7
3.2.1
Launching PowerCinema ......................................... 3-7
3.2.2
Optimizing your computer for multimedia .............. 3-8
3.2.3
Navigating through the home page ...................... 3-11
3.2.4
Using the player control panel .............................. 3-12
3.2.5
Using the remote control ..................................... 3-12
3.2.6
Settings ................................................................ 3-13
3.2.7
Watching TV ......................................................... 3-15
3.2.8
Watching movies .................................................. 3-20
3.2.9
Watching videos ................................................... 3-22
3.2.10 Enjoying music ...................................................... 3-23
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Contents
3.2.11 Viewing pictures ................................................... 3-26
3.2.12 Listening to FM radio ............................................ 3-29
3.2.13 Extras ................................................................... 3-31
3.3
MakeDVD (for Windows® XP only) ...................................... 3-32
3.4
PowerProducer (for Windows® XP only) ............................. 3-32
3.5
PowerDirector (for Windows® XP only) .............................. 3-33
3.6
ASUS Splendid .................................................................... 3-33
3.7
ASUS VideoSecurity Online ................................................. 3-34
Appendix:
A.1
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Reference information
Remote controller ................................................................. A-2
A.1.1
Analog/digital TV tuner card .................................. A-2
A.1.2
Digital TV tuner box ............................................... A-4
A.2
International TV systems and standards (Analog TV) ......... A-6
A.3
International TV systems and standards (DVB-T) ............... A-8
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.
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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 adpater or extension cord.
These devices could interrupt the grounding circuit.
• Make sure 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
• Before installing the motherboard and adding devices on it, carefully read
all the manuals that came with the package.
• Before using the product, make sure 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: Product introduction
This chapter describes the features of the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box.
•
Chapter 2: Hardware information
This chapter lists the hardware setup procedures that you have to
perform when installing the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box.
•
Chapter 3: 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 websites
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.
D A N G E R / W A R N I N G : Information to prevent injury to yourself
when trying to complete a task.
C A U T I O N : Information to prevent damage to the components
when trying to complete a task.
I M P O R T A N T : Instructions that you MUST follow to complete a
task.
N O T E : Tips and additional information to help you complete a
task.
Typography
Bold text
Indicates a menu or an item to select.
Italics
Used to emphasize a word or a phrase.
<Key>
Keys enclosed in the less-than and greater-than
sign means that you must press the enclosed key.
Example: <Enter> means that you must press
the Enter or Return key.
<Key1+Key2+Key3>
If you must press two or more keys
simultaneously, the key names are linked with a
plus sign (+).
Example: <Ctrl+Alt+D>
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This chapter describes the features
of the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box.
ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box
Product introduction
Chapter 1
1.1
Welcome!
Thank you for buying an ASUS® TV Tuner Card/Box!
The ASUS® TV Tuner Card/Box integrates several multimedia functions that
allow you to transform your PC into the ultimate entertainment center.
With the ASUS® TV Tuner Card/Box, you can watch and record live TV,
capture and play back videos, make VCD/DVD movies, listen to MP3 music,
tune in to your favorite FM station, and view photos on your PC.
Bundled with the ASUS® remote controller and the CyberLink® PowerCinema
application, the ASUS® TV Tuner Card/Box offers performance,
functionality, and enjoyment.
Before you start installing the card/box, check the items in your package
with the list below.
1.2
Package contents
Check your ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box package for the following items.
Item Description
1.
User guide
2.
ASUS Driver and utility CD
3.
Power Cinema software CD
4.
Remote control
5.
FM cable (for digital/analog hybrid TV card only)
6.
Video-in and audio cable (for digital/analog hybrid TV card only)
7.
Digital antenna cable (for digital/analog hybrid TV card only)
8.
USB cable (for TV box only)
9.
MCX-to-IEC adapter (for TV box only)
If any of the above items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer
immediately.
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•
Make sure you use the same TV standard for all devices.
•
The digital TV antenna cable and analog TV cable may be connected
to the TV tuner card at the same time, but you cannot watch digital
TV programs and analog TV programs simultaneously.
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Special features
• Advanced Phillips video/audio decoder with two-bit video
analog-to-digital converter (ADC) for excellent video quality
• Integrated entertainment package allows you to watch TV, tune in to FM
radio, listen to MP3s, view DVD/VCD movies, organize pictures, and
watch videos on your computer
• Provides you with complete TV experience on your computer with
automatic channel scanning, channel surfing, and pre-scheduled recording
in MPEG 1/2 format
• Supports Stereo and Dual modes while watching TV
• Comes with a remote control for ultimate convenience
• Video-in connector for external video stream
• Allows you to capture/edit/author/burn your favorite videos and images
in one software package
• Allows you to build your own video security and monitoring system
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1-4
Chapter 1: Product introduction
This chapter lists the hardware
setup procedures that you have to
perform when installing the ASUS
TV Tuner Card/Box.
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Hardware information
Chapter 2
2.1
System requirements
Before installing the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box, make sure your computer
system meets the following requirements:
• Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD K7 system or higher
• One (1) available PCI slot
• At least 256 MB system memory (512 MB or more is recommended)
• Graphic caard with at leat 32 MB video memory
• Optical drive for driver installation
• At least 1 GB free hard disk space
• Microsoft® DirectX-compatible audio device
• Microsoft® Windows® XP (Home/Professional Edition/
Media Center Edition 2005)
• Microsoft® DirectX 9.0 or higher
• Microsoft® Windows® Media Player 9 or higher
2.2
Card/Box layout
Digital/Analog TV card
Analog TV antenna/
Cable TV port
IR receiver port
Audio-video port
2-2
RF/FM-IN
Digital
Channel
Decoder
Audio-out port
CATV-IN
Silicon
Tuner
Video-Audio
Decoder
R
FM radio/
Digital TV port
IR
VIDEO-IN
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Analog TV card
FM radio port
FM-IN
RF-IN
Silicon
Tuner
IR receiver port
Audio-video port
Video-Audio
Decoder
R
Analog TV antenna/
Cable TV port
Audio-out port
IR
VIDEO-IN
Drawings are for reference only. The actual card layout may vary.
Digital TV Box
The ASUS MyCinema U3000 Digital TV Box allows your computer to receive
digital TV signal (DVB-T only).
Internal antenna
IR receiver
External antenna port
USB port
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2.3
Before you proceed
Take note of the following precautions before you install the ASUS TV
Tuner Card/Box.
2.4
2.4.1
•
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
p o w e r c o r d i s d e t a c h e d f r o m t h e p o w e r s u p p l y . Failure
to do so may cause severe damage to the motherboard, peripherals,
Installation
•
You can install the ASUS TV Tuner Card 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.
Insta
lling the ASUS TV Tuner Card
Installing
To install the ASUS TV Tuner Card:
2-4
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. Make sure 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
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6.
Align the card connector with
the slot and press firmly until
the card is completely seated on
the slot.
6
PCI card
7.
Replace the expansion card lock
to secure the card to the
chassis.
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2.4.2
Insta
lling the ASUS Digital TV Box
Installing
To install the ASUS Digital TV Box:
1.
Place the ASUS Digital 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
2
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NB
2
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3.
4.
Connect the USB cord B series
plug to the USB 2.0 port the
ASUS Digital TV Box.
4
Pull out the internal antenna.
3
- or Plug in the external antenna
cable into the port on the ASUS
Digital TV Box.
4
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2.5
Connecting cables and devices
There are various types of cable TV (CATV) and antenna connections.
Consult your dealer for the type of adaptor, 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, or only UHF channels, or VHF and UHF channels
to connect to the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box.
2.5.1
Digital/Analog TV card
Digital TV antenna
or
RF/FM-IN
FM Radio
IR receiver
CATV
CATV-IN
Antenna
IR
Audio-in (L)
port
Audio-in (R)
port
VIDEO-IN
Video-in
(Composite)
port
Video-in
(S-VHS)
port
You may connect the D i g i t a l / A n a l o g T V c a r d to all devices as
shown in the illustration above. For the A n a l o g T V c a r d
d, you cannot
connect the digital TV antenna.
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2.5.2
Digital TV box
Internal digital
antenna
Digital
TV box
USB A
series plug
External
digital
antenna
USB B series plug
You cannot use the internal and external digital antennas at the same
time.
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Chapter 2: Hardware information
This chapter gives information on
how to install device drivers and
applications for the ASUS TV Tuner
Card/Box.
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Software information
Chapter 3
3.1
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.
3.1.1
•
Make sure that W i n d o w s® X P 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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•
Make sure you install M i c r o s o f t® D i r e c t X® b e f o r e 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
S e t u p 3 2 . e x e in the directory
\ A u t o R u n of the CD.
2.
Read the Microsoft® End User
License Agreement. Click I
a c c e p t t h e a g r e e m e n tt,
then N e x tt.
3.
The DirectX(R) Setup box
appears. Click N e x t 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 O K to
finish the installation process.
3.1.2
Installing the driver
Using the ASUS Quick Setup Program (for Windows® X P )
1.
Start your computer.
2.
Windows® automatically
detects the ASUS TV Tuner
Card/Box and displays the
Found New Hardware
W i z a r d window. Click C a n c e ll.
3.
Insert the Windows® XP support
CD into the optical drive.
Click I n s t a l l D r i v e r ss.
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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 F i n i s h to complete the
installation process.
Using the ASUS Quick Setup Program
(for Windows® Media Center Edition [MCE] 2005)
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1.
Start your computer.
2.
Windows® automatically detects
the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box
and displays the F o u n d N e w
H a r d w a r e W i z a r d window.
Click C a n c e ll.
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3.
Insert the Windows® MCE
support CD into the optical
drive.
Click I n s t a l l D r i v e r ss.
4.
A progress bar appears to
indicate the installation status.
5.
After all necessary files have
been installed in your system,
click F i n i s h to complete the
installation process.
6.
Install and activate ASUS DVD 6.
•
Make sure you have installed and activated ASUS DVD 6 before
using Windows® MCE; otherwise, you cannot use MCE.
•
You may find the ASUS DVD 6 installation CD serial number on the
CD label.
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3.1.3
Uninstalling the drivers
If you want to update the drivers, or if you no longer need them, refer to
this section to completely uninstall the drivers from your system to save
disk space.
1.
2.
3.
4.
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Click S t a r t > C o n t r o l P a n e ll.
Double-click the A d d o r
R e m o v e P r o g r a m s icon.
Click the A S U S T V T u n e r
C a r d / B o x D r i v e r s from the
list.
Click C h a n g e / R e m o v e
e.
5.
A dialog box appears. Click O K
to completely remove all ASUS
TV Tuner Card/Box components;
otherwise, click C a n c e ll.
6.
Close other applications before
restarting the computer.
Click F i n i s h .
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3.2
CyberLink® PowerCinema
Install the CyberLink® Power Cinema application only if you are using
Windows® XP operating system. There is no need to install CyberLink®
PowerCinema if you are using Windows® MCE.
The PowerCinema application comes with the ASUS Hybrid TV card support
CD. 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 the Appendix.
For more information on this application, browse and/or print the
Cyberlink PowerCinema 4.0 User’s Guide in the PowerCinema CD.
3.2.1
Launching PowerCinema
There are three ways to launch the PowerCinema application.
1.
F r o m t h e W i n d o w s® S t a r t m e n u
Click S t a r t > A l l P r o g r a m s > C y b e r l i n k P o w e r C i n e m a 4 . 0 >
PowerCinema.
2.
From the PowerCinema icon
Double-click the CyberLink PowerCinema icon on the
desktop.
3.
From the remote controller
Press the H o m e ( ) key or any system button (except Power and
Toggle) to launch the application. Refer to the Appendix for details on
the remote controller.
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3.2.2
Optimizing your computer for multimedia
During initial launch, a Setup Wizard prompts you to optimize your
computer for various multimedia functions.
To optimize your computer:
1.
From the Setup Wizard initial
window, click N e x t to
continue.
2.
Select the screen ratio of
your display device, then
click N e x tt.
3.
Select the type of TV tuner
card, then click N e x tt.
For the Digital Tuner Card/
Box, you can select either
A n a l o g or D i g i t a ll,
depending on your cable TV
subscription.
For the Analog TV Tuner
Card, select A n a l o g
g.
4.
Select the TV connection
type, then click N e x tt.
If you have a cable TV
subscription, select C a b l e
e;
otherwise, select A n t e n n aa.
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5.
Select your location, then
click N e x tt.
Setting the correct
location allows the
application to select the
appropriate TV standard
and DVD region to your
location.
6.
When prompted, click
Autoscan for TV
Channels Now
(recommended); otherwise,
click N e x t to continue.
A new window appears
when you autoscan the
channels.
7.
When prompted, click
Search for Radio
Stations Now
(recommended); otherwise,
click N e x t to continue.
8.
The application then prompts
you to search for stored
music files in your computer.
Click S e a r c h f o r M u s i c
N o w (recommended);
otherwise, click N e x t to
continue.
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9.
Select a two- or
three-dimensional display
effect, then click N e x tt.
10. When prompted, key-in your
name and e-mail address,
then click N e x tt.
11. Click Finish to close the
Setup Wizard and to display
the PowerCinema 4 main
menu.
You can run the Setup Wizard anytime by clicking or selecting from the
PowerCinema home page.
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3.2.3
Navigating through the home page
The home page has six multimedia functions (TV, Movies, Videos, Music,
Pictures, Radio, Extras) and a configuration option (Settings) that you can
select by pressing the up/down arrow of the remote controller or by using
the mouse. To launch a function, press the OK button of the remote
controller or click the mouse.
Scroll down to see more functions
Using the navigation controls
The navigation bar on the top of the window helps you navigate around
PowerCinema.
Navigation control buttons
Home
-
Return to Home page
Back
-
Return to the previous page
Minimize
-
Minimize screen
Full screen
-
Maximize/restore to full screen
Close
-
Close application
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3.2.4
Using the player control panel
When using a mouse, each multimedia screen has a player control at the
bottom left corner of the display that allows control of the current
function. The player controls correspond to the remote controller buttons.
Control buttons may vary depending on the current multimedia function.
Standard player control buttons
Stop
Volume down
Play/Pause
Mute
Rewind
Volume up
Fast forward
Channel/station up
Previous
Channel/station down
Next
Snapshot image
Record
3.2.5
Using the remote control
The remote control that comes with the system allows you to control
media playback. Most of the buttons function like a those on a consumer
DVD or CD player.
The up, down, left, and right butons navigate through PowerCinema. Press
O K ( ) to accept a selection and B A C K ( ) to return to a previous
page.
The D V D / V C D [ M o v i e s ] ( ), M u s i c ( ), P i c t u r e s ( ), and
V i d e o s ( ) buttons open the related media types. To return to the
Home page, click the Home ( ) button. To scroll the content pages up/
down, use the C H / P G U p and C H / P G D o w n ( ) buttons.
Refer to the Appendix for more information on the remote controller.
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3.2.6
Settings
Select S e t t i n g s on the Home page to open options for configuring
PowerCInema.
General settings
P o w e r C i n e m a H e l p . Open the Help system.
D i s p l a y S e t t i n g s . Configure your display device.
A u d i o S e t t i n g s . Configuring your computer’s audio.
R u n S e t u p W i z a r d . Run the wizard that appears the first time you
run PowerCinema, allowing you to optimize your computer if you did
not do so after installation, or if you upgrade your computer. You can
also register your copy of PowerCinema using this wizard.
A b o u t P o w e r C i n e m a . Open a page with version and copyright
information, as well as your personal registration information.
R e s t o r e D e f a u l t S e t t i n g s . Return all settings in PowerCinema to
their original values.
You can find other settings in the function-specific help sections.
Display settings
S c r e e n R a t i o . Indicate if you have a standard (4:3) or widescreen
(16:9) display.
M o v i e D i s p l a y T y p e . Determine how movies and videos are
converted to fit the scereen when they do not match the screen ratio.
L e t t e r b o x . Keep the video display undistorted and fill the extra
space with black bars.
C P L V is a video stretching technology from CyberLink that produces
minimal distortion in the center of the picture.
P a n & S c a n . Display the central portion of DVD titles in widescreen
ratio. Drag the display area to view different portions of the video.
C o l o r P r o f i l e . Change the overall color scheme of video content
during playback.
O r i g i n a l . Use the color scheme of the disc you are watching.
Vivid
d, B r i g h tt, and T h e a t e r . Add enhanced color to the video
display.
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C L E V is a video enhancement technology from CyberLink that
dynamically adjusts the brightness, contrast, and saturation if the
movie you are watching contains scenes that are too dark or bright.
Options other than O r i g i n a l require more system resources to run.
L o a d D e f a u l t S e t t i n g s . Return the settings on this page to their
original values.
A p p l y . Effect the changes you made.
Audio settings
S p e a k e r E n v i r o n m e n t . Match the number of speakers you have.
S P D I F . Enable digital audio output.
O u t p u t M o d e . Determine the special processing used on the audio
signal. Experiment with the available settings to decide which you
prefer.
A u d i o C h a n n e l E x p a n d e r . Expand the range of sound of four- or
six-speaker output.
C L M E I is an audio channel expansion technology from CyberLink that
converts stereo audio sound and outputs it to multiple channels.
There are three variations: C L M E I - M o v i e for watching movies,
C L M E I - M u s i c for regular music output, and C L M E I - O n s t a g e for
a more live sound.
D y n a m i c R a n g e C o m p r e s s i o n . Options for different listening
environments.
N o r m a l E n v i r o n m e n t . Create a standard virtual listening
environment.
Q u i e t E n v i r o n m e n t . Emphasize even the slightest sound effect in a
movie.
N o i s y E n v i r o n m e n t . Amplify low range audio signals, which are
especially suitable for notebook computers.
L o a d D e f a u l t S e t t i n g s . Return the settings on this page to their
original values.
A p p l y . Effect the changes you made.
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3.2.7
Watching TV
The PowerCinema application allows you to watch TV on your computer.
Select T V on the Home page, then press O K from the remote controller,
or click the mouse to display the main TV page.
Make sure that you autoscan the channels before you watch TV on your
computer. Use the PowerCinema 4 S e t u p W i z a r d or click the
S e t t i n g s button from the TV screen to scan for available channels
and/or configure the TV settings.
To watch TV in full screen, highlight the TV window using the remote
controller or mouse, then press the remote controller O K button or click
the mouse. To change channels, use the remote controller or the keyboard
Page Up/Page Down keys or the numeric keys.
TV buttons
Buttons
Click this button to
Live TV
watch full screen live TV on your computer .
Recorded TV
play, sort, and manage recorded TV programs.
Schedule
set the channel, program, and time for TV recording.
TV Preview
display a thumbnail of each available channel.
Program Guide
view the program guide from your Electronic Program Guide
(EPG) provider or EPG source (Internet).
Find Program
search for programs by channel or category.
Settings
change or adjust the signal, channel, recording, and EPG
settings.
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TV player control buttons
When you watch TV, the following additional buttons appear on the player
controls:
TV player control buttons
Channel up
-
switch up one channel
Channel down
-
switch down one channel
Snapshot
-
take a snapshot of the current frame
Teletext
-
display TeleText information
Record
-
record TV content as video file
Instant Replay
By default, the instant replay function is enabled in PowerCinema. To
create an instant replay, PowerCinema records the TV broadcast as a file,
creating a slight lag between the broadcast and the TV content that you
watch. You can navigate forward and backward to create an instant replay
or to skip over commercials.
TV Recording Schedules
To set a recording schedule, select N e w S c h e d u l e
e. (Make sure that T V is
selected.) In the page that opens, select the Channel you want to record,
the Scheduling Interval, and the recording date and times. Select A p p l y to
activate the recording schedule, or C a n c e l to quit without accepting the
schedule. Select an existing recording schedule to open it for modification.
Select D e l e t e to remove a recording schedule you have previously
created.
TV Preview
T V P r e v i e w displays a wall of thumbnails, giving you a preview of all
available channels. The TV Preview scrolls automatically through all of the
available channels. Select a thumbnail to watch the corresponding channel.
P r o g r a m G u i d e lists available programs by channel and time. F i n d
P r o g r a m allows you to find a specific TV program. To change the order in
which items are displayed, use the S o r t B y . . . option.
TeleText
When you select the T e l e T e x t button, the TeleText page opens,
displaying listings with different kinds of information. To navigate within
the TeleText function, use the remote control buttons or the playback
control buttons.
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Select the T e l e T e x t button to scroll through the TeleText, transparent
(TeleText+TV), and Live TV pages. Press the B a c k s p a c e button on the
keyboard or the B A C K button on the remote to return to the main TV
page.
When you use the TeleText function, the following special controls are
added to the pop-up control panel: R e d (opens TeleText pages marked in
red), G r e e n (opens TeleText pages marked in green), B l u e (opens
TeleText pages marked in blue), Y e l l o w (opens TeleText pages marked in
yellow). You can also use the corresponding buttons on the remote to
perform the same functions.
P r e v i o u s P a g e (jumps back one page), N e x t P a g e (jumps forward one
page), P r e v i o u s S u b P a g e (jumps back one subpage), N e x t S u b P a g e
(jumps forward one subpage), and S n a p s h o t (captures the TeleText
screen in BMP format).
TV Settings
Signal Settings
S i g n a l T y p e . Set your TV signal as D i g i t a l (for digital TV tuner
card/box only) or A n a l o g
g, depending on your cable TV subscription.
T V S o u r c e . Select if your TV receives signals from an antenna or a
cable.
R e g i o n . Select the country or region where your cable provider is
located.
A u d i o . Set your audio output. Options depend on your TV’s signal
type, but may include M o n o
o, S t e r e o
o, or the enhanced signals D u a l
A, Dual B
B, or D u a l A B that augment the main audio, provide an
audio translation, or offer other information.
E n a b l e T i m e - S h i f t i n g . Set to Y e s to watch instant replays.
Channel Settings
S c a n C h a n n e l ss. Scan and list the available TV channels.
D e s e l e c tt. Disable a channel in the list. Disabled channels are not
available for watching when you return to the TV page.
R e n a m e . Rename a channel in the list.
Recording Settings
R e c o r d i n g Q u a l i t y . Set the quality of video recorded from TV.
Selecting a higher quality results in a larger recorded file.
R e c o r d i n g D e s t i n a t i o n . Set the destination where files recorded
from TV are saved.
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Guide Settings
E P G S o u r c e . Indicate if you want to use N e x t V i e w or the
I n t e r n e t as your source of EPG (electronic program guide)
information. Select your EPG provider from the EPG Provider list. If no
list of EPG providers exists, select S c a n P r o v i d e r ss. Your computer
will scan and list all available providers.
Changing the TV signal
If you have a digital cable TV subscription (for digital TV tuner card/box
only), you must change the TV signal setting using the TV Settings
window.
To change the signal setting:
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1.
From the TV screen, select
S e t t i n g ss, then press O K
K.
2.
Select S i g n a l S e t t i n g s from
the TV settings window, then
press O K
K.
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3.
Select S i g n a l T y p e from the
signal settings window, then
press O K
K.
You can also change these settings using the S e t t i n g s screen
4.
Select D i g i t a l from the menu,
then press O K
K.
5.
Choose the C a p t u r e S o u r c e
from the menu, then press
OK
K.
Highlight the A p p l y button,
then press O K
K.
6.
The C a p t u r e S o u r c e option is only for the ASUS MyCinema U3000
digital TV tuner box. This item is set to I n t e r n a l A n t e n n a by default.
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3.2.8
Watching movies
PowerCinema allows you to watch DVD or VCD movies on your computer.
To watch a movie:
1.
2.
3.
Insert the DVD or VCD movie
to the optical drive. When
playing DVDs, make sure that
the optical drive supports the
DVD standard.
Select M o v i e s from the main
menu, then press O K from the
remote controller, or click the
mouse to start watching the
movie.
Use the remote controller or
the player control buttons to stop, play, pause, forward, or rewind the
movie.
To capture a still image of the current video frame, click
If the disc you inserted
does not match the region
code of the disc player, a
screen appears with this
message.
You may change the region
code only up to four (4)
times.
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DVD/VCD player control buttons
When you watch DVD/VCD, the following additional buttons appear on the
player controls:
DVD/VCD player control buttons
Main menu
-
display the disc’s menu page
Subtitles
-
switch among subtitle languages
Language
-
switch among available overdub languages
Snapshot
-
take a snapshot of the current video frame
Angle
-
switch among available camera angles
Movie Settings
S u b t i t l e s . Select the default subtitle language, when available.
T i t l e D e f a u l t . Use the original language of the disc you are
watching.
C l o s e d C a p t i o n s . Determine the location of the closed captioning
function. When this option is set to N o r m a ll, closed captions appear
across the bottom of the screen. When set to E l e v a t e d
d, closed
captions appear across the top of the screen.
A u d i o . Select the default language for the movie’s audio track.
D i s p l a y U p o n M u t e . Determines the optional display when the
volume is muted. If you enable this option, you can choose to display
subtitles or closed captions.
L o a d D e f a u l t S e t t i n g s . Return the settings on this page to their
original values.
A p p l y . Effect the changes you made.
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3.2.9
Watching videos
PowerCinema allows you to watch video files on your computer. The
following video file formats are supported: .dat, .mppg, .mpe, .mpv, .avi,
.asx, .mpeg, .div, .divx, .wm, .wmv, .m1v,. m1s, .m2v,. vro, .vob, .dvr-ms,
.MPEG-1, and .MPEG-2.
You may need to install a special driver to view .divx and .dvr-ms files.
To watch a video:
1.
Select V i d e o s from the main
menu.
2.
Choose the video file you
would like to play.
3.
Use the remote controller or
the player control buttons to
stop, play, pause, forward, or
rewind the video.
To capture a still image of the
current video frame, click
Video buttons
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Buttons
Click this button to
Sort by...
change the order by which folders or files are displayed.
My Videos
view videos in the My Videos folder in your computer.
Recent Videos
play videos you recently played (playback resumes at the point
you stopped watching).
More Folders
locate and view videos stored in other folders.
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Browsing for Videos
To change the order in which items are displayed, use the S o r t B y . . .
option. To view videos in the My Videos folder on your computer, select
M y V i d e o ss. To display videos that you have recently viewed, select
R e c e n t V i d e o ss. Playback resumes from the point you stopped watching.
To view videos that are located in other folders, select M o r e F o l d e r ss.
Browse through the drives and folders to locate the videos you want to
watch. Select N e t w o r k V i d e o s to access video files on a UPnP (Universal
Plug and Play) media server.
3.2.10 Enjoying music
PowerCinema lets you browse, organize, and play your music collection.
You can also rip audio CDs with PowerCinema’s easy-to-use interface. The
following audio formats are supported: .asf, .mp3, .wav, and .wma. You can
use playlists in .asx, .m3u, and .wmp formats to listen to your favorite
songs in your preferred order.
To enjoy your music collection:
1.
Select M u s i c from the main
menu.
2.
Choose the folder where the
music file you would like to
play is located.
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3.
Choose the track or file you
would like to play.
4.
Use the remote controller or
the player control buttons to
stop, play, pause, forward, or
rewind the music.
Music buttons
Buttons
Click this button to
Play
listen to your selected song/s.
Shuffle
play songs in random order.
Repeat All
repeat playing all the songs in the list.
Visualize
watch computer-generated visuals while you listen to music.
Rip CD
rip audio CD tracks to your hard disk drive in .wma format.
Listening to Music
Select a song in a list (or a track on a CD) to listen to that individual song.
P l a y . Listen to a list of songs from the top.
S h u f f l e . Play songs in random order.
R e p e a t A l l . Repeat a list of songs after the entire list has played.
R e c e n t M u s i cc. Display the most recent music that you have listened to.
Album
m, A r t i s tt, P l a y l i s tt, or G e n r e . Sort music.
A l l S o n g s . List all available music by song title.
Browsing for Music
M o r e F o l d e r ss. Listen to music located in other folders. Browse
through the drives and folders to locate the music you want to listen to.
N e t w o r k M u s i c . Access music files on a UPnP (Universal Plug and
Play) media server.
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Watching Visualizations
V i s u a l i z e allows you to watch computer-generated visualizations while
you listen to music. To exit the visualization, click anywhere on the screen,
press B A C K on the remote, or E s c / B a c k s p a c e on the keyboard.
Using Playlists
Playlists are simply lists of songs. Using a playlist, you can sequence songs
from different sources. PowerCinema allows you to use the playlists you
create in Windows Media Player.
To create a new playlist in WMP 9:
1.
Open Windows Media Player and select File > New Playlist... The New
Playlist window appears.
2.
Click a song to add from your Media Library. Repeat this for each song
you wish to add.
3.
In the Playlist window, enter a name for your playlist.
Click O K to save the playlist.
4.
Ripping Audio CDs
To rip an Audio CD to your hard
drive:
1.
Display the CD tracks in the
content area.
2.
Select R i p C D
D.
In the window that opens,
select tracks for ripping.
Use S e l e c t A l l or
D e s e l e c t A l l to manage
all tracks simultaneously.
(Checked tracks are ripped, unchecked tracks are not ripped.)
Select S t a r t R i p p i n g
g. Tracks are copied into a new folder under the
My Music folder and organized in PowerCinema.
3.
4.
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Music Settings
D e f a u l t V i s u a l i z a t i o n s . Select the computer-generated
visualizations while you listen to music.
D e f a u l t R i p p i n g Q u a l i t y . Determine the file quality of songs you
rip from an Audio CD.
S e a r c h f o r M u s i c . Scan your computer for music files that can be
played in PowerCinema.
3.2.11 Viewing pictures
PowerCinema lets you view and edit digital pictures in the following
formats: .BMP, .JPEG, and .PNG). You may view them individually or as a
slide show.
Browsing for Pictures
S o r t B y . . . Change the order in which items are displayed.
M y P i c t u r e ss. View pictures in the My Pictures folder on your
computer.
R e c e n t P i c t u r e ss. Display pictures that you have viewed recently.
M o r e F o l d e r ss. View pictures that are located in other folders.
Browse through the drives and folders to locate the pictures you want
to view.
N e t w o r k P i c t u r e s . Access picture files on a UPnP (Universal Plug
and Play) media server.
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Picture Settings
S l i d e D u r a t i o n . Determine how long each slide in a slide show is
displayed before automatically advancing.
S l i d e S h o w T r a n s i t i o n . Set the transition style used between
slides in a slide show.
L o a d D e f a u l t S e t t i n g s . Return the settings on this page to their
original values.
A p p l y . Effect the changes you made.
Picture buttons
Buttons
Click this button to
Play SlideShow
view pictures in a slide show.
Sort By...
change the order by which folders or files are displayed.
My Pictures
view pictures in the My Pictures folder in your computer.
Recent Pictures
view pictures you recently viewed.
More folders
locate and view pictures stored in other folders.
Edit
edit selected photos
Settings
change picture settings.
Pictures player control buttons
When you view photos, the following additional buttons appear on the
player controls:
Pictures player control buttons
Zoom in
-
magnify to preset levels the area you click on
Zoom out
-
reduce to preset levels the area you click on
Pan left
-
navigate the view area to the left
Pan right
-
navigate the view area to the right
Pan up
-
navigate the view area upward
Pan down
-
navigate the view area downward
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Viewing pictures individually
1.
Select P i c t u r e s from the
main menu.
2.
Double-click the folder where
the photos are located.
3.
Use the remote controller or
the player control buttons to
zoom in, zoom out, pan left,
pan right, pan up, and pan
down. On the remote
controller, use the C H / P G U p and C H / P G D o w n buttons to zoom,
and the left/right arrows to pan.
Viewing pictures in a slide show
1.
Select P i c t u r e s from the main menu.
2.
Double-click the folder where the photos are located.
3.
Select P l a y S l i d e S h o w
w. The slide show plays at full-screen.
Use the remote controller or the player control buttons to control or
quit the slide show.
4.
Editing pictures
1.
Select P i c t u r e s from the
main menu.
2.
Select E d i tt.
3.
Double-click the folder where
the photo you want to edit is
located.
4.
Choose the photo you want to
edit.
5.
From the buttons on the left,
click the button corresponding
to the action you want to perform.
6.
Click S a v e to effect the modifications permanently; otherwise, click
Undo
o.
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Editing options
R o t a t e . Rotate the picture 90º to the right.
A u t o F i xx. Automatically balance the picture’s color and brightness.
Remove Red-Eye
e. Remove the red-eye created in flash
photography.
Undo
o. Undo a modification you have performed on a picture.
P r e v i o u s / N e x t . Edit the previous/next picture.
3.2.12 Listening to FM radio
PowerCinema lets you listen to the radio, add and organize favorite
stations, and schedule automatic recordings on your computer.
Listening to the radio
1.
2.
Select R a d i o from the main menu.
Select S c a n S t a t i o n s to scan available radio stations.
3.
Select C r e a t e S t a t i o n to add a new radio station to the list of
available stations.
4.
Enter the station’s frequency, then press <Enter> on the keyboard or
on the remote controller.
5.
Enter the station’s name, then press <Enter> on the keyboard or
on the remote controller.
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Radio buttons
Buttons
Click this button to
All stations
display all available radio stations.
Favorites
display the radio stations you added to this list.
Recorded radio
listen to audio files recorded from the radio.
Play
listen to recorded files.
Shuffle
play recorded files in random order.
Repeat all
repeat playing recorded files in the list.
Managing Radio Stations
M a n a g e S t a t i o n s allows you to organize radio stations. A star indicates
those stations that have been added to the Favorites list. Selecting a
station in the list displays the following options: A d d t o F a v o r i t e s (adds
the station to your list of Favorites), D e l e t e (removes the station from
PowerCinema), and E d i t (allows you to change the frequency and name).
Adding a New Station
1.
Select C r e a t e S t a t i o n
n. The new station appears in the list of
available radio stations.
2.
Enter the station’s frequency, then press <Enter> on the keyboard or
remote.
3.
Enter the station’s name, then press <Enter> on the keyboard or
remote.
If no station list exists, select S c a n S t a t i o n ss. Your computer will scan
and list all available radio stations.
Setting a recording schedule
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
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Select R a d i o from the main menu.
Select S c h e d u l e
e, then N e w S c h e d u l e .
Select the channel/station you want to record, the scheduling interval,
and the recording date and times.
Click A p p l y to activate the recording schedule; otherwise, click
C a n c e l to quit.
To remove a previously created recording schedule, select D e l e t e
e.
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Radio Settings
T u n i n g S c a l e . Set the increment used for tuning radio stations.
S e e k i n g S c a l e . Set the increment used for seeking radio stations.
R e c o r d i n g F o r m a t . Sets the file format of audio recorded from the
radio.
R e c o r d i n g D e s t i n a t i o n . Set the folder where audio files recorded
from the radio are saved.
L o a d D e f a u l t S e t t i n g s . Return the settings on this page to their
original values.
A p p l y . Effect the changes you made.
3.2.13 Extras
The Extras function displays extra features for enhancing the functionality
of PowerCinema. You must be connected to the Internet to explore many
of these extra features. Select E x t r a s on the Home page to open the
Extras function.
Content on the Extras page includes product upgrades and patches to
improve PowerCinema’s functionality. Select an upgrade or a patch to begin
the download process. Select a program in the content area to launch it.
Since the content in the Extras function is constantly changing, be sure to
visit often for regular updates, or just to check out the various links. When
the Extras page contains updated information, an icon ( )appears next to
E x t r a s on the Home page.
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3.3
MakeDVD
(for Windows® XP only)
Create and share DVD/VCD videos
CyberLink PowerCinema makes creating and sharing videos fast and and
easy. With the MakeDVD utility, you can add video content, design a disc
menue, and burn your disc easily. For more information, click here.
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PowerProducer
(for Windows® XP only)
Author videos
CyberLink PowerProducer allows you to edit video, capture new media, and
polish your movie before burning it to a disc. PowerProducer has simple
but powerful production and video editing functions that make it easy for
you to produce your movie. For more information, click here.
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3.5
PowerDirector
(for Windows® XP only)
Edit and burn videos in DVD or VCD
CyberLink PowerDirector is a digital video editing program that helps you
create professional-looking video movies, complete with music, voice-over,
special effects, and transition effects. For more information, click here.
3.6
ASUS Splendid
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 that suits your viewing environment:
Enriched (Standard), Vivid Color (Color-enhanced), Theater (Cinematic
effects), and Crystal Clear (Enhanced contrast.)
For more information, click here.
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3.7
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
•
know in advance who your visitors are
Upon detection of any variation, whether it is an error or not, 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 the user choose from four options on how to
handle the variation or unusual condition detected.
For more information, click here.
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Chapter 3: Software information
This chapter includes information
on the remote controller, the key
table, and international TV systems
and standards.
ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box
Reference information
Appendix
A.1
Remote controller
The remote controller is designed for CyberLink® PowerCinema software
application only. Use the remote controller for an enjoyable TV-watching
experience through the CyberLink® PowerCinema windows.
Remote controller specifications
A.1.1
Operating range
5 meters (max)
Power source
3 V (2 x “AAA” batteries)
Receiver
Infrared receiver (supplied)
Analog/digital TV tuner card
Layout
Record
Previous
Rewind
Close
Stop
Next
Forward
Play/Pause
Enter/OK
Navigation buttons
Volume control
buttons
Channel buttons
Back
Numeric keys
Full screen
Recall
B aac
ck to main men
u
nu
Mode buttons
Mute
A-2
Appendix: Reference information
Key table
Button
Mode
TV
FM
DVD
VIDEO
PHOTO
MUSIC
TV mode
–
–
–
–
–
–
Radio mode
–
–
–
–
–
–
DVD mode
–
–
–
–
–
–
Video mode
–
–
–
–
–
–
Photo mode
–
–
–
–
–
–
Music mode
Back to
Back to
Back to
Back to
Back to
Back to
main menu
main menu
main menu
main menu
main menu
main menu
–
–
DVD menu
–
–
–
Mute
Mute
Mute
Mute
Mute
Mute
Full screen
Full screen
Full screen
Full screen
Full screen
Full screen
Back to
–
–
–
–
–
Back to
Back to
Back to
Back to
Back to
Back to
previous page
previous page
Channel up/down
Search
forward/
backward
Next/
previous
chapter
–
–
–
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
previous channel
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previous page
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A-3
Button
A.1.2
Mode
TV
FM
DVD
VIDEO
PHOTO
MUSIC
Close app
Close app
Close app
Close app
Close app
Close app
Stop
Stop
Stop
Stop
Stop
Stop
Previous
Previous
Previous
Previous
Previous
Previous
chapter
chapter
chapter
chapter
chapter
chapter
Next
Next
Next
Next
Next
Next
chapter
chapter
chapter
chapter
chapter
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
Digital TV tuner box
Layout
Stop
TV
Close
Rewind
Right
Up
Home
Left
Back
Right
Down
Volume up/down
Mute
Channel up/down
Recall
Record
A-4
Appendix: Reference information
Key table
Button
Mode
TV
FM
DVD
VIDEO
PHOTO
MUSIC
TV mode
–
–
–
–
–
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
Back to
Back to
Back to
Back to
Back to
main menu
main menu
main menu
main menu
main menu
main menu
Back to
Back to
Back to
Back to
Back to
Back to
previous
previous
previous
previous
previous
previous
Channel up/down
Search
forward/
backward
Next/
previous
chapter
–
–
–
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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A-5
A.2
International TV systems
and standards (Analog TV)
•
TV systems and standards may change anytime without notice. This
list is provided for reference only.
•
Make sure 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
B/G
NPAL-N
B/G
B/G
BPAL
MNTSC
BPAL
NNTSC
B/G
MNTSC
MPAL-M
DSECAM
MNTSC
BPAL
DPAL
NNTSC
BPAL
D/K
BPAL
BSECAM
BPAL
B/G
E/L
I
B/G
B/G
BPAL
B/H
I
B/G
& D/K
BPAL
BPAL
BPAL
HSECAM
I
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
Ireland
COLOR
STEREO
SUBTITLE
PAL
PAL
FM-FM
FM-FM
Teletext
Teletext
PAL
Nicam
Teletext
PAL
MTS
MTS
SECAM/PAL
Nicam
PAL
SECAM
PAL
PAL
SECAM/PAL
CC
TeleText
Nicam
TeleText
Antiope
FM-FM
TeleText
SECAM
PAL
Nicam
PAL
Nicam
(was SECAM) (Budapest only)
PAL
Nicam
TeleText
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A-6
Appendix: Reference information
AREA
TV
COLOR
STEREO
SUBTITLE
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kenya
Korea
Luxembourg
Madeira
Madagascar
Malaysia
Malta
Mauritius
Mexico
CC
Monaco
Morocco
Netherlands
New Zealand
North Korea
Norway
Pakistan
Paraguay
Peru
Philipines
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Seychelles
Singapore
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sweden
Switzerland
Tahiti
Taiwan
Thailand
Trinidad
Tunisia
Turkey
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United States
United Kingdom
Vietnam
Yugoslavia
Zambia
Zimbabwe
B/G
B/G
M
M
B
B
M
B/G
B
B
B
B/G
B
M
PAL
PAL
Nicam
FM/FM
SECAM
NTSC
PAL
PAL
NTSC
TeleText
TeleText
L/G
B
B/G
B/G
D, D/K
B/G
B
N
M
M
D/K
B/G
G
D/K
B
I
B
I
N
B/G
B/G
B/G
B/G
KI
M
B
M
B
B
D/K
B/G
M
I
M/D
B/G
B/G
B/G
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PAL
Matrix
TeleText
PAL
SECAM
PAL
PAL
SECAM
NTSC
MTS
SECAM
FM-FM
Nicam
TeleText
TeleText
SECAM/PAL
PAL
PAL
SECAM/PAL
PAL
PAL
PAL
Nicam
PAL
PAL
NTSC
NTSC
Nicam
PAL
Teletext
Teletext
SECAM
SECAM
PAL
PAL
PAL
PAL
PAL
PAL
PAL
SECAM
NTSC
Nicam
Nicam
FM-FM
Teletext
TeleText
NTSC
PAL
NTSC
SECAM
PAL
SECAM
PAL
NTSC
PAL
NTSC/SECAM
PAL
PAL
PAL
TeleText
A-7
A.3
A-8
International TV systems
and standards (DVB-T)
TYPE
DVB-T+PAL
LOCATION
Australia
BW
7 MHz
BAND
V/UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Austria
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Belgium
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
China
–
–
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
–
–
DVB-T+PAL
Germany
7/8 MHz
V/UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Hungary
8 MHz
UHF
DVB-T+PAL
Italy
7/8 MHz
V/UHF
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
Appendix: Reference information