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AlchemyTV DVR
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Digital Video Recorder for your Power Mac
Featuring a high performance Philips tuner and full
QuickTime support, AlchemyTV DVR lets you watch
TV in full screen mode on your PowerMac.
AlchemyTV DVR features a scheduled recording
functionality allowing you program the time and date
for your recordings in a few easy steps.Your favourite
TV program will be recorded onto your hard drive for
later viewing or export to VCD or DVD.
G4 Version
G4/G5 Version
With its TV/Antenna input, composite, S-VHS inputs
and stereo audio connector, AlchemyTV DVR can tune
in to any TV station or record from your VCR. The
Mac OS X compatible software allows you to select
the supported QuickTime plug-in of your choice. This
allows you to fine tune the level of video quality and
size you desire. Fast PowerMacs can even capture
straight to the new MPEG-4 codec!
Key Features
Mac Compatibility
Built-in TV tuner with automatic channel search
The Philips TV tuner, ensures a stable yet high quality
picture. The G4/G5 version o f the card features the
latest ‘Silicon’ tuner - without a doubt the best
performing tuner available today.
PowerMac G4 or G5 with free PCI slot
PowerPC G4/400 processor and higher
256 MB of RAM
Mac OS X 10.2.4 and higher
The PowerMac G5 requires the DVRPCI-SIL version!
Includes infrared remote control
For maximum viewing pleasure, AlchemyTV DVR
includes an IR remote. Simply switch channels like
you would do on your TV!
Scheduled recording functionality and iCal
integration
AlchemyTV DVR’s software allows to scheduled days
or weeks in advance. Scheduled recordings will also
show in iCal!
Full screen viewing and capture mode
Watch TV in window mode or full screen on your
PowerMac. Fast PowerMacs can even capture to your
hard drive in full size, full motion.
Captures to Motion-JPEG and MPEG-4!
Thanks to its extensive QuickTime support, Alchemy
TV can record in the latest MPEG-4 format to
efficiently store movies or Motion-JPEG for full editing
capability
Features Composite and S-VHS inputs
You can capture from any analogue device using the
composite or S-VHS connectors. Movies can be
captured in a variety of formats for editing or writing
to CD or DVD
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Schedule your recordings!
Using its scheduled recording functionality, AlchemyTV DVR can
schedule as many recordings as you wish. Time, date, channel, video
format, etc... are all fully configurable, giving an extensive control
over your recordings. The capture size is fully user selectable, ranging
from quarter size to full screen mode, depending on the speed of
your processor.
1.Schedule your
recording in iCal or
AlchemyTV DVR
Thanks to its iCal integration, scheduled recordings will be displayed
in your calendar. Advanced users can even program their recordings
in iCal!
2. Your programme
will be saved as a
QT file on your
drive
3. Convert and Burn it
to CD or DVD
The full QuickTime supports allows you to choose the right video
codec for your recordings. If you wish to edit the capture
programmes and export them to VCD or DVD, Motion-JPEG is the
right choice. Alternatively, the new MPEG-4 format will give you great
picture quality and reduced space requirements making it easy to
store on your hard drive.
View TV in the Dock!
AlchemyTV DVR can be minimised to be viewed in the Mac OS X Dock. You can even keep watching TV while
working in other applications!
Connect any analogue video source!
The composite, S-Video, TV/Antenna connectors allow you to capture from virtually any analogue video source, like
a VCR, DVD player, camcorder or straight from your TV aerial of course.
Simply select the connection type you wish to capture from with the Alchemy TV software and press record!
TV/Antenna/Cable
Radio
TV/Antenna/Cable
Composite
Composite
Audio IN
Audio IN
S-Video
S-VHS
Audio OUT
Audio OUT
Remote
(Optional)
Remote
(Optional)
G4-only version
G4/G5 version
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Includes an infrared remote control
AlchemyTV DVR includes an infrared remote control that allows you
to watch TV and change stations without sitting at your keyboard.
Launching the TV application, adjusting the volume, switching a
channel can all be done with the remote control!
The remote control software even works with most of your other
applications installed on your Mac. Setting up the key mappings is an
easy process and will only take a few minutes. Control iTunes, DVD
player, PowerPoint and many other applications with a simple click on
the remote control’s buttons!
Dual card support
What ships in the box?
AlchemyTV DVR can be used in a dual card
configuration, an essential feature for streaming servers
capturing from an analogue video source.
The software driver is fully compatible with applications
like QuickTime Broadcaster or Security Spy.
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Features Philips latest ‘Silicon’ Tuner
Technical data
AlchemyTV G4/G5 version features the latest generation
Philips ‘Silicon’ tuner. Fully compliant with analogue
broadcasts and analogue cable, it provides the viewer
with a great full size picture quality.
It even supports the three main worldwide video
standards NTSC/PAL/SECAM!
• G4-only version: Requires free PCI slot
• G5 version: Requires free PCI or PCI-X slot
• TV/Antenna/Cable in, Composite, S-Video, Audio in
connectors.
• Max viewing size: 752*576 (PAL), 640*480 (NTSC)
• Max audio sample rate: 32 KHz, 16 bits, stereo
• Unit weight: 400 gr
• Two years limited warranty
• Support PAL/SECAM or NTSC (G4-only version)
ª Supports PAL/SECAM/NTSC (G4/G5 version)
Product Code
AlchemyTV DVR PCI card
Infrared remote control
Infrared remote control receiver
CD with Mac OS X software
Installation and user guide
Warranty card
Product
G4 only version with TV and FM tuner
DVRPCI-PALSEC
DVRPCI-NTSC
AlchemyTV DVR PAL/SECAM
AlchemyTV DVR NTSC
G4/G5 version with Silicon TV tuner (no FM)
DVRPCI-SIL
AlchemyTV DVR PAL/SECAM/NTSC
©2003 Miglia Technology Ltd. Apple and QuickTime are a registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. Other brands and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of the respective holders.
Product specifications subject to change without notice. Made in the United Kingdom.
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