3DeMON PV951T (3Dvision)
It is so easy to start successful production of TV-tuner cards that some now very well-known Chinese companies start conquering this PC market segment. The tuners from noname companies can be easily distinguished from the branded ones by poor software bundle and sometimes the absence of the technical support page. But the relatively low cost of these products easily makes up for all these drawbacks. PV951T represents a model like that:
The multi-layer PCB complies with all the requirements from the manufacturers of devices like that. It is screened from both sides, so that the EMI effect from other system components could be reduced to the minimum. The decoder is based on Conexant Fusion 878A chip and the RF module is based on LG TPI8PSB12P (this is a pretty fresh modification). This TV-tuner model (PV-951T) doesn’t have any FM-tuner onboard. The modification with an FM tuner is called PV-951TF.
The bracket of the card features the following ports:
- Remote control unit jack;
- TV antenna jack;
- Audio Out;
- Composite S-Video Out;
- AV In;
- Audio In.
The colorful box contains:
- TV-tuner card;
- The cable to connect the card externally to the sound adapter;
- Remote control unit (30 keys);
- A CD-disc with the accompanying software;
- User’s guide.