The Ultimate Digital TV experience on Multiple PCs

The Ultimate Digital TV
experience on Multiple
Record to your hard drive in MPEG-1/-2 or DivX®
formats or direct to DVD
USB-powered, compact design makes it perfect for
Stay informed with ultra-fast Teletext and integrated
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Listen to thousands of Internet radio stations**
Trim videos with included video editing software
Fully compatible with Windows Media Center
(remote separately available)
* DVB-T radio is not available in all regions.
**Internet connection required.
Technical Specifications
Minimum System Requirements
Product Overview
Pinnacle PCTV DVB-T Stick Ultimate is an ultra-compact USB
2.0 tuner for digital terrestrial TV. It comes with a nextgeneration tuner chipset that improves digital terrestrial TV
and radio reception. It features live TV, TimeShifting and
recording, video trimming, and even allows streaming of live
TV on a home network with the brand new Pinnacle DistanTV
software. It comes with a mini remote control and rod antenna.
Pinnacle PCTV DVB-T Stick Ultimate is aimed at consumers
who want an advanced way to watch and record digital
terrestrial TV on their PC, but who also want to be sure they
get a TV tuner with good reception based on a latest
technology chipset.
Windows® Vista™ or Windows® XP with latest
Service Pack
Intel® Pentium® 3 1.0 GHz or equivalent AMD®
Athlon® XP*[js1] (recommended: Intel Pentium 4 2.2
GHz or equivalent AMD Athlon 64)**
Windows XP: 256 MB RAM; Windows Vista: 512 MB
UDMA/IDE hard disk with min. 5 GB free capacity
(20GB free capacity recommended)
Sound/graphics controllers with support for DirectX®
9 or higher
USB 2.0 port
CD-ROM drive
Optional: wireless or wired home network for TV
TV Recording Formats:
Target Market
Technically savvy PC users who want to bring digital terrestrial
TV to their PC and to other networked PCs in their home. They
want to use Pinnacle PCTV DVB-T Stick Ultimate to watch
digital terrestrial TV on more than one computer. They also
plan to use it for recording shows for future viewing. If they
own a laptop, Pinnacle PCTV DVB-T Stick is perfect for
watching live TV and recordings while away from home.
Key Features
NEW: Stream live TV from your PC to any other PC
on your home network
Latest generation tuner for high quality digital
terrestrial TV and radio reception
Watch and timeshift digital terrestrial TV and radio*
Interface: USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed)
Digital TV Tuner:
Tuning range 42~860 MHz
Channel bandwidth 6, 7, 8 MHz
Antenna input: IEC connector
Important notes on DVB-T reception:
Signal quality and available channels depend on
your location.
Rooftop aerials recommended to optimise reception
in weak signal areas.
Mobile reception of DVB-T, e.g. in a car or train, is in
general not possible.
To verify DVB-T access in your area go to
* For HD reception (Australia only), an Intel Pentium 4 2.8 GHz
or AMD Athlon 64 is required.[js1]
** LAN streaming with Pinnacle DistanTV requires a dual core
CPU. For best results we recommend a system based on Intel®
Core™ 2 Duo E6400 or AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 5400+ or higher.
*** Free online activation may be required.
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PCTV and the Pinnacle Pinwheel logo are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of Pinnacle Systems, Inc. and its affiliates in the
United States and other countries. Portions of this product may utilize Microsoft Windows Media Technologies. ©1992-2002 Microsoft
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