Asus Dual Hybrid TV Card for high quality digital and analog TV on a PC
The new Asus My Cinema-EHD3-100/NAQ/FM/AV/MCE RC PCI-express Dual TV card is designed for users seeking to watch and record both digital (ATSC/QAM) and analog (NTSC) TV channels simultaneously without taking a CPU hit. The Asus My Cinema-EHD3-100/NAQ/FM/AV/MCE RC is embedded with a MPEG2 hardware encoder that dramatically reduces CPU loading while guaranteeing high quality video. Utilizing the PCI Express x1 interface, it boasts transmission speeds of up to 500MB/s—almost 3 times faster than that of a conventional PCI bus which runs at 133MB/s—ensuring silky smooth pictures regardless of the broadcast content.
The Asus My Cinema-EHD3-100/NAQ/FM/AV/MCE RC also offers a unique solution for users who love keeping a constant eye on what’s going on on TV even while engaged in other PC-based activities. Dubbed ASUS GadgeTV, this nifty widget adds a small window on the Windows Vista sidebar, allowing users to watch record and take snapshots of live TV directly from their sidebars. Users can easily enlarge the screen size by pulling the widget onto the main desktop.
Asus My Cinema-EHD3-100/NAQ/FM/AV/MCE RC PCI-express Dual TV card supports FM radio playback also. The Asus Dual TV card comes with a Microsoft certified Media Center remote control which enables users to switch channels and record programs with just one convenient click. With the ASUS My Cinema-EHD3-100/NAQ/FM/AV/MCE RC PCI-express Dual TV card, any PC can easily be turned into a smart multimedia center.