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TV Tuner Product

My Cinema Series

E3789

Revised Edition V5

April 2008 ii

Copyright © 2008 ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. All Rights Reserved.

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INFORMATIONAL USE ONLY, AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE,

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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

1.4.1 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

1.5 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:

Software information

2.1 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

2.2 CyberLink ® PowerCinema

2.3 Arcsoft TotalMedia

(optional) ....................................2-8

(optional) ...............................................2-8

2.4 Presto! PVR

(optional) .........................................................2-9

2.5 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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2.9 ASUS Plug and Play TV

(optional) .....................................2-13

2.10 ASUS Pop-up TV

(optional) ...............................................2-13

Appendix:

Reference information

A.1 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.

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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 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.

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.

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.

Chapter 1

This chapter lists the hardware setup procedures that you have to perform when installing the ASUS TV Tuner

Product.

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1.1 System requirements

Before installing the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box, ensure your computer system meets the following requirements:

Item

Slot

Processor

Memory

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

Graphics card

Optical drive

Hard disk space

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 Audio

Operating system Microsoft ® Windows ® Vista Premium/Vista Basic/XP/MCE 2005

Software/utilities Microsoft

Microsoft

®

®

DirectX 9.0 or higher

Windows ® Media Player 9 or higher

1.2 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

R

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ATSC/Clear QAM port

Analog TV/FM port

Audio port

Video port

IR receiver port

Digital/Analog TV port

FM port

Digital/Analog TV port

Video-in port

R

(Tri) PCI-E / PCI TV card

DVBS port

RF-IN/DVBT port

FM-IN port

IR-IN port

A/V-IN port

R

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(Hybrid) PCI-E / PCI TV card

FM radio/

DVBT TV port

Analog TV port

IR receiver port

Audio-video port

RF/FM-IN

CATV-IN

IR

VIDEO-IN

DVBT/Analog TV port

CATV-IN

FM radio

DVBT /CATV port

IR receiver port

Audio-video port

FM-IN

RF/

CATV-IN

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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FM radio port

Analog TV port

IR receiver port

Audio-video port

FM-IN

RF-IN

IR

VIDEO-IN

(Analog) PCI-E / PCI TV card

Analog TV port

RF-IN

Analog TV port

IR receiver port

IR

RF-IN

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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

LEDs

IR receiver

USB port

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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)

LED 2 (Orange)

Good signal

Poor signal

For models with one (1) LED

LED On/Off Description

LED On

LED Off

Good signal

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.

• 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

• 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.

1.4.1 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.

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Metal covers

6. Align the card connector with the slot and press firmly until the card is completely seated on the slot.

PCI card

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7. 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.

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1.4.3 Installing the ASUS TV Express Card

To install the ASUS TV Express Card:

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

Antenna/FM

CATV

ATSC/QAM

Video-in

(Composite) port

Video-in

(S-VHS) port

Audio-in (L) port

Audio-in (R) port

FM

CATV

ATSC/QAM

S video-IN

AUDIO-IN

AUDIO-IN

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ATSC/QAM

CATV

Antenna/FM

Audio-in (L) port

Audio-in (R) port

Video-in

(Composite) port

Video-in

(S-VHS) port

IR receiver

Digital/Analog TV antenna

Audio-in (L) port

Audio-in (R) port

Video-in

(Composite) port

Video-in

(S-VHS) port

FM Radio

Digital/Analog TV antenna

VIDEO-IN

IR

TV-IN

FM-IN

TV-IN

ATSC

CATV/FM

Audio

Video

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1.5.2 (Tri) TV card

Digital TV antenna

DVB-S2 TV antenna

DVBT

FM Radio

IR receiver

Audio-in (L) port

Audio-in (R) port

Video-in

(Composite) port

Video-in

(S-VHS) port

1.5.3 (Hybrid) TV card

DVBS

RF-IN/DVBT

FM-IN

IR-IN

A/V-IN

Digital TV antenna

IR receiver

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Antenna

Audio-in (L) port

Audio-in (R) port

Video-in

(Composite) port

Video-in

(S-VHS) port

FM Radio

CATV or

RF/FM-IN

CATV-IN

IR

VIDEO-IN

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IR receiver

CATV

Audio-in (L) port

Audio-in (R) port

Video-in

(Composite) port

Video-in

(S-VHS) port

FM Radio

DVBT

FM-IN

CATV-IN

IR

VIDEO-IN

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DVB-S2 TV antenna

TV antenna

Audio-in (L) port

Audio-in (R) port

Video-in

(Composite) port

Video-in

(S-VHS) port

FM Radio

IR receiver

DVBS

RF-IN

FM-IN

IR-IN

A/V-IN

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

IR receiver

Antenna

Audio-in (L) port

Audio-in (R) port

Video-in

(Composite) port

Video-in

(S-VHS) port

FM Radio

CATV

FM-IN

CATV-IN

IR

VIDEO-IN

IR receiver

Antenna

CATV

CATV-IN

IR

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1.5.5 (Digital) USB TV box

USB A series plug

Internal digital antenna

Digital TV box 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

1.5.9 (Analog) USB TV box

CATV in

USB B series plug

USB A series plug

Internal FM antenna

Analog USB

TV box

External analog antenna

CATV in

USB B series plug

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Chapter 2

This chapter gives information on how to install device drivers and applications for the ASUS TV Tuner

Product.

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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.

• 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.

2.1.1 Installing Microsoft

®

DirectX

®

Microsoft ® Direct ® X allows 3D hardware acceleration support in Windows ® 98,

Windows ® 2000, and Windows ® XP.

• Ensure that you install Microsoft ®

Tuner Card driver.

DirectX ® before installing the ASUS TV

• 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

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 .

• 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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®

PowerCinema (optional)

If you are running Windows ® using the CyberLink ®

MCE/Vista Premium, you cannot watch TV

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.

Chapter 2: Software information

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.

ASUS TV Tuner Product -1

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Appendix

This chapter includes information on the optional remote controller, key table, and international TV systems and standards.

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A.1 Remote controller (optional)

The optional remote controller is designed for the CyberLink experience through the CyberLink ® PowerCinema windows.

® PowerCinema software application only. Use the remote controller for an enjoyable TV-watching

Remote controller specifications

Operating range

Power source

Receiver

meters (max)

V ( x “AAA” batteries)

Infrared receiver (supplied)

A.1.1 39-key remote controller

Layout

Record

Previous

Rewind

Close

Stop

Next

Forward

Play/Pause

Enter/OK

Navigation buttons

Volume control buttons Channel buttons

Back

Numeric keys

Full screen

Mode buttons

Recall

Back to main menu

Mute

Appendix: Reference information

Key table

Button

TV

TV mode

FM

Radio mode

DVD

Mode

VIDEO

– –

PHOTO

MUSIC

DVD mode

Video mode

– – – – Photo mode –

Back to main menu

– –

Back to main menu

Back to main menu

DVD menu

– –

Back to main menu

Back to main menu

Music mode

Back to main menu

Mute

Full screen

Mute

Full screen

Mute

Full screen

Mute

Full screen

Mute

Full screen

Mute

Full screen

Back to previous channel

Back to previous page

Channel up/down

Volume up/down

Back to previous page

Search forward/ backward

Volume up/down

Back to previous page

Next/ previous chapter

Volume up/down

Back to previous page

Volume up/down

Back to previous page

Volume up/down

Back to previous page

Volume up/down

~

0 ~9 0 ~9 0 ~9 – – –

Enter

Up

Down

Left

Right

Record

Enter

Up

Down

Left

Right

Record

Enter

Up

Down

Left

Right

Record

Enter

Up

Down

Left

Right

Record

Enter

Up

Down

Left

Right

Record

Enter

Up

Down

Left

Right

Record

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Button

TV

Close app

FM

Close app

DVD

Close app

Mode

VIDEO

Close app

PHOTO

Close app

MUSIC

Close app

Stop Stop Stop Stop Stop Stop

Previous chapter

Previous chapter

Previous chapter

Previous chapter

Previous chapter

Previous chapter

Next chapter Next chapter Next chapter Next chapter Next 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

A.1.2 21-key remote controller

Layout

Stop

TV

Rewind

Home

Enter/OK

Left

Volume up/down

Mute

Record

Close

Right

Up

Back

Right

Down

Channel up/down

Recall

Appendix: Reference information

Key table

Button

TV

TV mode

Stop

Close

Stop

Close

FM

Stop

Close

DVD

Mode

VIDEO

Stop

Close

PHOTO

Stop

Close

MUSIC

Stop

Close

Rewind

Play/Pause

Forward

Rewind

Play/Pause

Forward

Rewind

Play/Pause

Forward

Rewind

Play/Pause

Forward

Rewind

Play/Pause

Forward

Rewind

Play/Pause

Forward

Back to main menu

Back to previous

Channel up/down

Volume up/down

Back to main menu

Back to previous

Search forward/ backward

Volume up/down

Back to main menu

Back to previous

Next/ previous chapter

Volume up/down

Back to main menu

Back to previous

Volume up/down

Back to main menu

Back to previous

Volume up/down

Back to main menu

Back to previous

Volume up/down

Enter

Up

Down

Left

Right

Record

Mute

Back to previous channel

Enter

Up

Down

Left

Right

Record

Mute

Enter

Up

Down

Left

Right

Record

Mute

Enter

Up

Down

Left

Right

Record

Mute

Enter

Up

Down

Left

Right

Record

Mute

Enter

Up

Down

Left

Right

Record

Mute

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A.1.3 46-key remote controller

Layout

Cursor left

OK

Volume +

Volume -

Record TV

Guide

Pause

Record

Rewind

Replay

Back

Clear

Teletext

*

Power

Stop

Forward

Play

Skip

I more

Cursor up

Cursor right

Cursor down

Channel +

Mute

Channel -

Live TV

DVD Menu

Numeric and alphabetic keys

#

Enter

Appendix: Reference information

Key table

Button

Forward

Replay

Skip

I more

Back to previous

OK

Up

Right

Left

Down

Channel up/down

TV

Power

Pause

Stop

Record

Rewind

Play

~

Forward

Replay

Skip

Back to previous

OK

Up

Right

Left

Down

Search forward/ backward

Volume up/down

FM

Power

Pause

Stop

Record

Rewind

Play

Forward

Replay

Skip

Back to previous

OK

Up

Right

Left

Down

Next/ previous chapter

Volume up/down

DVD

Power

Mode

VIDEO

Power

Pause

Stop

Pause

Stop

Record

Rewind

Play

Record

Rewind

Play

Volume up/down

Forward

Replay

Skip

Back to previous

OK

Up

Right

Left

Down

Forward

Replay

Skip

Back to previous

OK

Up

Right

Left

Down

PHOTO

Power

Pause

Stop

Record

Rewind

Play

Volume up/down

Volume up/down

Volume up/down

Mute

Record TV

Guide

TV mode

Mute

Guide

Mute

Guide

Mute

Guide

Back to DVD menu

0~9

Back to DVD menu

0~9

Back to DVD menu

0~9

Back to DVD menu

Mute

Guide

Mute

Guide

Back to DVD menu

Back to DVD menu

Clear

Teletext

Enter

Clear

Enter

Enter

Enter

Enter

Enter

Forward

Replay

Skip

Back to previous

OK

Up

Right

Left

Down

MUSIC

Power

Pause

Stop

Record

Rewind

Play

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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.

• Ensure that your TV card conforms with the system or standard used in your country or location.

AREA

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

TV

PAL B/G

PAL-N

PAL B/G

PAL B/G

PAL B

NTSC M

PAL B

NTSC N

PAL B/G

NTSC M

PAL-M

SECAM D

NTSC M

PAL B

PAL D

NTSC N

PAL B

SECAM/PAL D/K

PAL B

SECAM B

PAL B

PAL B/G

SECAM E/L

PAL I

PAL B/G

SECAM/PAL B/G

PAL B

SECAM B/H

PAL I

PAL B/G

PAL B

PAL B

PAL B

SECAM H

PAL I

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STEREO

FM-FM

FM-FM

Nicam

MTS

MTS

Nicam

Nicam

FM-FM

Nicam

Nicam

Nicam

SUBTITLE

Teletext

Teletext

Teletext

CC

TeleText

TeleText

TeleText

TeleText

Appendix: Reference information

AREA

Netherlands

New Zealand

North Korea

Norway

Pakistan

Paraguay

Peru

Philipines

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russia

Saudi Arabia

Seychelles

Singapore

South Africa

Israel

Italy

Jamaica

Japan

Jordan

Kenya

Korea

Luxembourg

Madeira

Madagascar

Malaysia

Malta

Mauritius

Mexico

Monaco

Morocco

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

TV

NTSC M

PAL D/K

PAL B/G

PAL G

SECAM D/K

SECAM B

PAL I

PAL B

PAL I

NTSC N

PAL B/G

PAL B/G

PAL B/G

PAL B/G

SECAM KI

NTSC M

PAL B

NTSC M

SECAM B

PAL B

SECAM D/K

PAL B/G

NTSC M

PAL I

NTSC/SECAM M/D

PAL B/G

PAL B/G

PAL B/G

PAL B/G

PAL B/G

SECAM M

NTSC J

PAL B

PAL B

NTSC M

PAL B/G

PAL B

SECAM B

PAL B

PAL B/G

SECAM B

NTSC M

SECAM/PAL L/G

SECAM B

PAL B/G

PAL B/G

SECAM/PAL D, D/K

PAL B/G

PAL B

PAL N

NTSC M

Teletext

Teletext

Teletext

TeleText

TeleText

SUBTITLE

TeleText

TeleText

TeleText

CC

TeleText

TeleText

MTS

FM-FM

Nicam

Nicam

Nicam

Nicam

STEREO

Nicam

FM/FM

Nicam

FM-FM

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A.3 International TV systems and standards (DVB-T)

TYPE

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+PAL

DVB-T+NTSC

Poland

Portugal

Singapore

Slovakia

Slovenia

S-Africa

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

UK

Taiwan

LOCATION

Australia

Austria

Belgium

Denmark

Estonia

Faroe Island

Finland

France

Germany

Hungary

Italy

India

Ireland

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Netherland

Norway

7/8 MHz

8 MHz

7/8 MHz

8 MHz

8 MHz

8 MHz

8 MHz

BW

7 MHz

8 MHz

8 MHz

8 MHz

8 MHz

8 MHz

8 MHz

8 MHz

8 MHz

8 MHz

8 MHz

7/8 MHz

8 MHz

8 MHz

8 MHz

8 MHz

8 MHz

6 MHz

V/UHF

UHF

V/UHF

UHF

UHF

UHF

UHF

BAND

V/UHF

UHF

UHF

UHF

UHF

UHF

UHF

UHF

UHF

UHF

V/UHF

UHF

UHF

UHF

UHF

UHF

UHF

Appendix: Reference information

A.4 International TV systems and standards (ATSC)

TYPE

ATSC

ATSC

LOCATION

USA

Canada

BW

6 MHz

6 MHz

A.5 International TV systems and standards (DMB-TH)

TYPE

DMB-TH

DMB-TH

LOCATION

China

Hong Kong

BW

8 MHz

8 MHz

BAND

V/UHF

V/UHF

BAND

V/UHF

V/UHF

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