Compro VideoMate S800F: Dual Tuners Gratify your Dual Enjoyment!

Written by Clive Webster

March 9, 2010 | 12:22

Companies: #compro

Compro Technology, the leading of PC-TV and digital audio/video product brand, introduces the latest PCIe TV card, VideoMate S800F.

VideoMate S800F, the fast PCIe TV card comes with a quad mode of dual tuners. It provides flexible TV viewing and recording options, users can choose watching DVB-S and DVB-T or DVB-S and analog TV at the same time. Aside from TV viewing, users can enjoy listening FM radio with VideoMate S800F.

The VideoMate S800F is also bundled with an ergonomic design remote control for Windows Media Center which is certified with Microsoft, to give user the control of Windows Media Center and Compro exclusive software of DTV 4.

The included ComproDTV 4 software features digital/analog TV watching/recording, channel surfing, timeshifting, single/multiple still frames capture, brightness/saturation/contrast/hue/sharpness and TV/audio formats adjustment in each TV channel and S4(hibernation)/S3(standby) mode automatic schedule recording.

It also provides the advanced Picture In/Out Picture functions which allow users to watch live TV and playback video files at the same time. Video Desktop sets up your live TV screen as wallpaper mode. ComproDTV 4 can simultaneously operate, viewing or recording, multiple Compro TV devices on the same machine, internal and external.

To enhance the usability of Windows 7/Vista and Windows Media Center, VideoMate S800F also offers an array of useful features. ComproDTV Gadget provides live TV view and playback list with click of a button on the Windows sidebar of Windows 7 and Vista. In addition, VideoMate S800F is bundled with Corel DVD MovieFactory 5 SE for DVD authoring.

VideoMate S800F offers high usability, useful functions, and reliability of DVB-S/DVB-T/analog TV live streaming. With the bundled Microsoft certified remote control for Windows Media Centre and powerful features, you can now upgrade your desktop PC to home entertainment centre and experience the most convenience!!

Key Features
  • Flexible TV viewing options
  • Watch DVB-S and DVB-T TV at the same time
  • Watch DVB-S and analog TV at the same time
  • Listen to analog FM radio and support digital FM (not DAB type)
  • Dual hybrid TV tuners provide DVB-S + DVB-T and DVB-S + Analog, viewing and recording simultaneously
  • Bundled with Microsoft certified remote control for Windows Media Center and ComproDTV 4 (Windows Media Center doesn't support DVB-S reception)
  • ComproDTV 4 software with Gadget Tool for an easy viewing and recording of video from the sidebar of Windows 7/Vista 32-bit version.
  • High-Speed PCI Express x 1 interface for improved performance
  • Digital TV supports SDTV and 1080i HDTV (where available)
  • Supports SAP(MTS/NICAM)/Stereo in analog TV
  • Compro S4/S3 mode Power Up Scheduled Recording
  • Supports dual tuner scheduled recording
  • Convenient remote controlled power off
  • Advanced PIP/POP feature can open up to 6 TV channel windows
  • Customizable channel order, properties, and my favorite channel list
  • Straight-to-Disc recording for analog TV
  • H.264, MPEG-2/Transport Stream record/playback in digital TV
  • Supports digital EPG, subtitle, & Teletext (does not support MHEG-5)
  • Analog video input from Composite, S-Video or Component (up to 480p/576p)
  • Supports DiSEqC 1.2 version
  • Certified for Windows 7 32/64 bit

The Compro VideoMate S800F will be on sale in the UK from the end of this month (March 2010) from Scan, MicroDirect and eBuyer for around £49.99 (inc VAT).
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