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ENLTV-FM3
PCI TV Tuner Adapter with FM Radio
User’s Guide
ENLTV-FM3 User’s Guide
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Contents:
Chapter 1: Introduction ...................................................................................................................... 4
1.1 - Package Contents............................................................................................................... 4
1.2 - System Requirements ........................................................................................................ 4
Chapter 2: Getting Started ................................................................................................................. 5
2.1 – ENLTV-FM3 Hardware Installation ................................................................................. 5
2.2 - Device Driver Installation ................................................................................................. 6
2.3 - Install the DirectX® ........................................................................................................ 13
2.4 - Install the ENLTV-FM3 Utility software......................................................................... 14
Chapter 3: Launch the ENLTV-FM3 Program.............................................................................................. 20
3.1 - Running the ENLTV-FM3 for the first time.................................................................... 20
3.2 - Watch TV programs or movies from DVD/VCR/Camcorder ......................................... 22
3.3 - Video Recorder ................................................................................................................ 23
3.4 - Using the Snapshot .......................................................................................................... 24
3.5 - Playback Video ................................................................................................................ 24
3.6 - ImageViewer.................................................................................................................... 26
3.7 – Time-Shifting .................................................................................................................. 27
3.8 - Using and setting up the FM Radio ................................................................................. 28
Chapter 4: Using the Remote Control.............................................................................................. 29
Chapter 5: Frequently Asked Questions .......................................................................................... 30
Chapter 6: Technical Support........................................................................................................... 31
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Chapter 1: Introduction
1.1 - Package Contents
The following items are included in the ENLTV-FM3 package.
z CD setup disc (includes Software Driver and Utility Software)
z ENLTV-FM3 PCI card
z Video cable
z FM antenna
z Remote sensor cable
z Remote controller
z User’s guide
1.2 - System Requirements
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Intel® Pentium® 4 1.7GHz CPU or above
Minimum 256 MB memory
Minimum 1GB hard disk space available
1024x768 graphic card, DirectX® 9.0c or above compatible graphic card or higher
One free PCI slot
PCI 2.1 or 2.2 compliant interface
Microsoft Windows® XP/ Windows® Vista
CD-ROM drive
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Chapter 2: Getting Started
2.1 – ENLTV-FM3 Hardware Installation
Install the ENLTV-FM3 PCI Card to the computer’s
available PCI slot according to your computers
manual and new hardware installation procedures.
Make sure that the computer’s power cord is
unplugged before inserting the ENLTV-FM3 card to
the PCI slot. ENLTV-FM3 supports PCI bus 2.1 and
above.
Refer to the device connection diagram below for
port connections:
Caution:
Take an extra care handling the Remote sensor cable, do not insert or remove the sensor
cable while the computer is powered-on. Otherwise, it can cause the ENLTV-FM3 to
malfunction.
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2.2 - Device Driver Installation
1. Placed the CD software that comes with the ENLTV-FM3 in the CD-ROM drive.
(Assuming that the ENLTV-FM3 Tuner card is properly installed to the computer’s PCI
slot), then follow the on-screen installation guide below.
Device driver installation for Windows® XP Home/Professional Edition/x64 Edition
1. When the computer is powered-on for the
very first time during the setup, a
message “Found New Hardware Wizard”
dialogue box will appear on the screen.
Click “Cancel” button to close “Found New
Hardware Wizard” window.
2. Insert the installation CD into the
CD-ROM drive. The setup screen will
automatically appear.
3. Click the “Setup Driver” button.
4. Select the language then click “Next”.
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5. Click “Next” on driver setup welcome
window to continue.
6. Click “Install” to begin install driver.
7. Click “Next” button.
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8. Click “Continue Anyway” to continue the
installation.
9. Click ”Continue Anyway” button
10. Click “Finish” button
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11. Click “Finish” to reboot PC.
12. To make sure the driver is properly
installed and started, open the “Device
Manager”. Please double-click the
“Sound, video and game controller”.
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Device driver installation for Windows® Vista
1. After ENLTV-FM3 hardware has been
installed, the next time when the computer
is powered-on, a message “Found New
Hardware” dialogue box will appear on the
screen. Click “Cancel” button to close
“Found New Hardware” window.
2. Insert the installation CD into the
CD-ROM drive. The setup screen will
automatically appear.
3. Click the “Setup Driver” button.
4. Select the language then click “Next”.
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2. Click “Next” on driver setup welcome
window to continue.
3. Click “Install” button.
4. Click “Next” button.
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5. Click “Finish” button.
6. Click “Finish” button.
7. To make sure the driver is properly
installed and started, open the “Device
Manager”. Please double-click the
“Sound, video and game controller”.
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2.3 - Install the DirectX®
Microsoft DirectX® allows 3D hardware acceleration support in Windows® 98, 2000,
Windows® XP 32bit/64bit and Windows Vista® 32bit/64bit. For software MPEG support in
Windows® 98, you must first install Microsoft DirectX®, and then an MPEG compliant
video player. Follow the installation steps below to install MS DirectX®.
1. Insert the installation CD into the
CD-ROM drive. The setup screen will
automatically appear.
2. Click the “DirectX” button.
3. Click “Accept the agreement” radio button
then click “Next”
4. Click “Next” to confirm the installation of
DirectX
5. Click “Finish”
NOTE:
The computer will automatically restart.
Please close all programs if any and save
files if needed before hitting the “Finish”
button.
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2.4 - Install the ENLTV-FM3 Utility software.
1. Install TV application on Windows® XP 32bit/64bit
1. Insert the installation CD into the
CD-ROM drive. The setup screen should
automatically appear.
2. Click the “Setup Utility”
3. Select the language then click “Next”.
4. Click “Next” button.
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5. Please read the License Agreement and
click “Yes” button
6. Make sure the “Typical” radio button is
selected then click “Next”.
7. Click “Next” button to accept the default
location or choose a different folder
Note:
(We recommend not to change the default
location)
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8. Click “Next” button.
9. Click “Finish” to restart your computer
NOTE:
We recommend restarting your computer
right after the Installation Wizard.
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2. Install TV application on Windows® Vista 32bit/64bit
1. Insert the installation CD into the
CD-ROM drive. The setup screen should
automatically appear.
2. Click the “Setup Utility”
3. Select the language then click “Next”.
4. Click “Next” button.
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5. Please read the License Agreement and
click “Yes” button
6. Make sure the “Typical” radio button is
selected then click “Next”
7. Click “Next” button to accept the default
location or choose a different folder
Note:
(We recommend not to change the default
location)
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8. Click “Next”
9. Click “Finish” to restart your computer.
NOTE:
We recommend restarting your computer
right after the Installation Wizard.
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Chapter 3: Launch the ENLTV-FM3 Program
3.1 - Running the ENLTV-FM3 for the first time
Click “Start”, move your mouse to “Programs\ENLTV-FM3” then click ENLTV-FM3
NOTE:
When the ENLTV-FM3 Program is first started, it will prompt you to configure the Device
Setting.
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1.
2.
3.
Select the video signal format in your area (NTSC
or PAL) from the “TV Tuner Standard” drop-down
menu.
Click “Next”
This step will give you an option to scan for TV
channels. Select which signal source you are
connected to in the “TV Scan Type” line then click
“Search”. There are two types of scans.
i.
One is scan by TV channel table “Cable”,
“Antenna” and “Extend”
ii.
One is scan by frequency that scans low
frequency to high frequency. The “Auto”
scan mode is not for the TV table order.
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3.2 - Watch TV programs or movies from DVD/VCR/Camcorder
5.Double click to full screen
4.Channel Control
3.Volume Control
2.Search TV Channel
7.TV wall
6.Channel List
1.Source Switch
1. Source Switch: click it to select TV, Audio/Video or S-Video
2. Search TV channel: click to search available TV channel.
3. Volume control: Adjust the Volume or mute.
4. Channel control: Set channel up or down’
5. Double click to full screen display or right click for the program menu
6. Channel List: This is listing all available TV channel.
7. TV wall display: show 4x4 TV wall on screen.
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When you do a full screen display, you can use the panel bar to set up your TV box.
1. Fix Panel: To fix the display panel. Show / Hide as mouse drags.
2. Hide Panel: To hide the sub-panel.
3. Snapshot: Same as "Snapshot" button of main panel.
4. TV Wall: To launch TV Wall function, same as "TV Wall" button,
5. Start / Stop Record: Record the current playing audio/video, same as "Start/Stop
Record" of main panel.
6. Switch Next Channel: Switch to next channel, same as "Switch Next Channel" button
of main panel.
7. Switch Previous Channel: Switch to previous channel, same as "Switch Previous
Channel" button of main panel.
8. Volume Adjustment: To adjust the output volume, same as "Volume Adjust" scroll bar
of the main panel.
9.
Mute: Audio Mute
3.3 - Video Recorder
1. Click the “Setting” button to setup the record
format.
2. Setup the video format then click “OK”.
3. Click “Record” button to start to capturing
video.
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3.4 - Using the Snapshot
1. Click the “Setting” button to setup the image
format.
2. The ENLTV-FM3 support BMP and JPEG
image format. The default is JPEG. Please
choose your desired format.
3. Click “Snapshot” button to capture image.
3.5 - Playback Video
1. Click “Playback” button to select video file.
2. Choose the video then click “open” button
Movie Player function List:
About: To show the current version info
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Exit: To exit the video playback window, [Esc] or [ALT]+[F4] on keyboard equalized
Minimize: To minimize the video playback window, click "MoviePlayer" in desktop
taskbar to restore display
Hide Control Panel: To hide video control panel, right click video window and select
"Control Panel" to restore display
Setting: Click to open “Options” dialog and adjust settings for video windows,
snapshots and playlist.
ImageViewer: To open image folder (refer to “3.6 ImageViewer” on page26.)
Step Backward: Step by step rewind recorded video
Step Forward: Step by step forward recorded video
Slow Backward: To slow-rewind play recorded video
Slow Forward: To slow-forward the video
Fast Backward: To fast rewind play recorded video
Fast Forward: To fast forward play recorded video
Mute: To turn off audio, click again to restore
Volume Adjust: Drag the slider with the mouse or use Left and Right arrow
on keyboard to adjust volume.
Play/Pause: Click to play the current video file, click again to pause, click one
more to continue.
Stop Play: Stop.
Snapshot: Save current video frame as .BMP or .JPG image file.
Default save file name is “snapshot time” and saved under “My Pictures”
folder. You also can open “snapshots settings” option in “Options” to set
snapshot saving directory, image format and select rename file.
Play List: Show/Hide the Play List window. By default, video files shown are from
the record directory, C:\VIdeo\
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3.6 - ImageViewer
1. Click the “ImageViewer” to retrieve the
saved pictures.
2. You can use the “ImageViewer” software to
control pictures zoom in/out, or rename.
The menu bar contains many function buttons for easy operations, these are:
Refresh: To refresh the display snapshot image in current folder.
DirBar: Show/Hide the Direct Panel on the left window Pane, through which you
can browse and select folder.
ImageBar: Show/Hide the Image Bar on the left of window, through which you
can preview snapshot image.
Set Wallpaper: Set the current image as wallpaper of the Windows desktop, click
the right dropped arrow you can select wallpaper display mode.
Skin: To set the skin of the image browser window
Zoom out: To shrink display current image
Zoom in: To magnify current image
Match Zoom: You can select the matched display mode in the drop-down arrow
Full Size: Shows image at 100% magnification
Fit Image: Magnifies image to fit screen or window
Fit Width: Magnifies image to fit width of screen or window
Fit Height: Magnifies image to fit height of screen or window
Lock: Locks the viewer at the current zoom level.
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3.7 – Time-Shifting
1.
Right click inside the ENLTV-FM3 video
window and select the “Timeshift”
function
2.
Video is now being recorded to your
hard disk while showing live on screen.
You can click “pause” button or slide the
“timer” to control the current TV show.
3.
Click “Stop” button on the control panel
or right click inside the ENLTV-FM3
video window and select “Stop” from the
context menu to stop the time-shift
function.
TimeShift
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3.8 - Using and setting up the FM Radio
NOTE:
ENLTV-FM3 is equipped with FM Radio receiver only. There is no AM Radio receiver included.
1.
Click the “Switch Video Source” button then
select “Radio Mode”.
2.
Click the “Setup” button
3.
If the list of radio channel is empty, click
“Search” button to scan available radio
program.
4.
At the channel list, you can select radio
programs then click “Use Favorite Channel list”
button to set the favorite channel.
Note:
(You can select multiple channels at one time
by pressing and holding the “CTRL” key on
your keyboard while selecting radio channels)
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Chapter 4: Using the Remote Control
The Remote control allows you to operate the ENLTV-FM3 program, such as turning the
TV on or off, changing channel and volume, etc. Aim the upper front side of the Remote
Control to the Remote Control Receiver as you would do on other infrared remote control.
For default button assignments, please refer to the list below:
Remote Control Default Settings:
1. Open or Close TV Program.
2. Mute
3. Number keys.
4. Single or Double digits channel.
5. Return to the previous channel last viewed
6. Switch TV signals, S-Video and A/V signal
7. Snapshot
8. Channel Up
9. Channel Low
10. Volume High
11. Volume Low
12. Full screen
13. Record
14. Record Pause
15. Video Settings:Click to respectively adjust
video brightness, contrast, hue and saturation
(use together with the right two direction key).
16. Decrease video setting.
17. Increase video setting.
18. Click to set video brightness, contrast, hue
and saturation to default value.
19. Hide / Display Control Panel.
20. Set time to shutdown Windows system.
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Chapter 5: Frequently Asked Questions
Q: I can’t use ENLTV-FM3 when I run the software and it shows an error message.
A: This problem is because of incorrect sound card device driver, or the driver and software did
not mach.
1. Incorrect sound card device driver
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Check the Device Manager for any yellow or red markings under “Sound, Video and Game
Controller”. If you see yellow or red markings your sound card may be bad or not working
correctly.
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Check the sound card settings in Control Panel to make sure the correct sound card is
selected (This happens to PC with more than one sound card and Bluetooth device)
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2.
Check the Device Manager > Sound, Video and Game Controller. After the driver
installation you should see a line that says “TV Tuner Card”. If you don’t see it that means
the driver for ENLTV-FM3 is not installed.
The ENLTV-FM3 driver and software does not match
The ENLTV-FM3 driver and software should match. If step 1 did not work to fix the problem,
uninstall the driver and the software, and then reinstalling then from the product CD again. If
your product CD is not available with you, you can check our web site at
http://www.encore-usa.com for download.
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Q: How do I uninstall the ENLTV-FM3 software?
A: For Windows® Vista, there are two way to uninstall the ENLTV-FM3 Utility software
1. Go to Start > All Program > ENLTV-FM3 > Uninstall ENLTV-FM3.
2. Go to Windows “Control Panel” > “Add or Remove programs” Select ENLTV-FM3 then
click “Remove” button
Q: Why doesn’t the “Record” function work? I can watch a TV programs fine, but when I
hit the “Record” button, nothing is saved to my hard disk drive.
A:This can be a Windows account or user rights issue.
1. In Windows® Vista system, use “Administrator” account type to login and try to record
again.
2. Recording function use a video CODEC to encode a movie. To make sure video CODEC
resource is not being occupied, we suggest reinstalling the ENLTV-FM3 utility software,
this way the CODEC link will also be reset.
3. Make sure that you meet the minimum system requirements.
Chapter 6: Technical Support
For Technical Support or Installation Hotline contacts please visit our web site at
http://www.encore-usa.com
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