TBS6985 PCI-E DVB-S2 Quad Tuner TV card
TBS6985 DVB-S2 Quad Tuner PCIe Card
TBS6985 is a PCI Express interface digital satellite TV Tuner card with four tuners for watching and recording Free to Air satellite TV on PC. The four tuners enable you to watch TV channel from one transponder/satellite while recording three other channels from different transponders/satellites in the same time. TBS team has developed both Windows BDA driver and Linux driver up to the latest kernel for this quad tuner card(Tested on Ubuntu,Fedora,Opensuse and other Linux distributions). It’s compatible with Windows7 Media Center, MediaPortal, DVBlink, DVBDream, DVBViewer, ProgDVB, Skynet, TSreader, XBMC, MythTV, VDR and many other popular softwares.
TBS6985 PCI-E DVB-S2 Four Tuner TV card is designed to fulfill the needs of watching/recording multiple satellite TV channels on PC simultaneously.It’s the successor of TBS6984. With Single tuner TV card, you’re limited to watch or record one satellite TV channel at one time only. While with this quad tuner TV card, you can watch one channel and record three other channels at the same time. Even more if you want to make full use of the recording power of TBS6985, you may record four whole TS(Transponder Stream),one of which could contains maximum ten, twelve SD or HD TV channels into your PC hard disk. Which means you will be able to record up to 48 channels with TBS6985 in the same time. This feature contribute a lot especially when you are building up HTPC or IPTV streaming server.
You can use it to watch any free to air satellite TV programs in your region including Freesat HD if you are located in the UK. By using appropriate software, e.g. MediaPortal and its’ plugins, you may stream satellite TV contents to your iPhone, iPAD or iPOD.
Watch Satellite TV & listen to Radio on PC
DVB-S2/DVB-S SD or HD TV Receiving
Real Time and Scheduled Program Recording(PVR)
Four Tuners for Recording Four Different Channels/Transponders
Time Shifting to Pause Live TV
Unicable/One Cable compatible
Receiving Frequency: 950~2150 MHz Tuning Range
Input level: -69~-23dBm
4x Advanced DVB-S2/DVB-S 8PSK QPSK 16APSK 32APSK Demodulator
DVB-S QPSK 1~45Msps
DVB-S2 QPSK/8PSK 1~45Msps
Automatic Acquisition Range: ±10MHz
Automatic Pilot Detection
8PSK Puncture codes: 3/5,2/3,3/4,5/6,8/9,9/10
QPSK Puncture codes: 1/2,3/5,2/3,3/4,4/5,5/6,8/9,9/10.
Support Data Burst & Tone Burst
Support DiSEqC2.X and Motor
Standard Profile TV Card Size: 145x80mm (Length x Height)
TV Card Weight: 140 Gram
Package Gift Box Size: 200x140x50mm (Length x Width x Height)
Package Gift Box Weight: 350 Gram
Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7 or Linux
DirectX9.0 or later Version
Available PCI Express x1,x4, x8 or x16 slot
Satellite Dish and LNB
1GHz CPU or above
256MB RAM or above
Graphic Card with at least 16MB RAM
For DVB-S2 HDTV:
1GB RAM or Above
Graphic Card with at Least 64MB RAM
1 x TBS6985 PCI-E DVB-S2 Quad Tuner TV card
1 x remote control
1 x IR receiver
1x Power Cable (The power cable is not necessary to be plugged in most cases)
1 x Software CD
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