Best Value Compro VideoMate S350 DVB-S PCI card

Best Value Compro VideoMate S350 DVB-S PCI card

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VideoMate S350 is a powerful digital satellite TV tuner card with analog video/audio capture. It accompanies Philips 9-bit ADC chip, the state-of-the-art silicon digital TV tuner, Compro Picture Purifying Technology, and Power Up Technology to provide superior HDTV video quality reception on your PC. Not only watching free-to-air high quality DVB-S TV shows on your PC as a regular DVB-S card, accompanied by Compro's exclusive Power Up Technology - it can automatically boot up your system from the Windows Shut Down (ACPI S5), Stand by (ACPI S3), or Hibernation (ACPI S4) mode and record your favorite shows, then ComproDTV 2 will automatically shutdown your system when recording is completed. Friendly Remote controlled power on/off - to enhance the home entertainment PC experience, users can power up and shutdown their PC with the bundled ergonomic design remote control.

More than these, VideoMate S350 supports DiSEqC V1.2, Transport Stream and MPEG-2 digital TV record/playback to get the best experience in DVB-S TV reception, moreover, S350 support 3rd party satellite TV PVR software as well. In addition, VideoMate S350 provides many useful and unique features in software: timeshifting, channel surfing, still frame capture, digital EPG, subtitle and Teletext, advanced picture in/out picture to watch live TV/playback video files at the same time and support up to 4 digital channel windows watch, customize channel order and my favorite channel list for more easy-to-use, Video Desktop to setup your live TV screen as wallpaper mode, customize brightness, hue, saturation, contrast, and TV audio in each TV channel. VideoMate S350 is also a video capture card that can capture analog video from S-Video or Composite for MPEG-1/2/4 formats recording.

Complete with a 37-key remote and bundled with Compro's exclusive ComproDTV 2 and ComproDVD 2 software, VideoMate S350 gives users a complete and convenient control solution for easy DVB-S viewing and recording. By completely integrated the excellent hardware and software supports, and rich package, Compro unleashes the convenience of video technology to enjoy your life, and brings you the continuous innovation in high video quality experience. VideoMate S350 turns your desktop into a digital entertainment center and brings a world of enhanced TV services directly to your PC and definitely your best choice.



Card Design
multiple voltage regulators, hardware power up circuit design
141 x 100 mm
Capture Format
Video ADCs
9-bit Video CMOS Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs)
Resolution (Screen Size)
PAL 720*576 max NTSC 720*480 max
Video bit-rate
0.2M ~10 bit / second
Video Compression
ISO / IEC 13818-2 (MPEG-2) ISO / IEC 11172-2 (MPEG-1)
Stereo Format
Audio ADCs
16-bit audio ADCs support capture of audio signals
Audio Sample rates
44.1KHz / 48KHz
Audio bit-rate
128k~384k bit/second
Audio Compression
ISO/IEC 11172-3 Layer 2 (The real time software compression)
DVB Standard
Video Formats
Video : MPEG-2 Main Profile & Main Level
Audio Formats
Audio : MPEG-2 Audio Level I & II
75 Ohm
Frequency Range
950-2150 MHz
External I/O Connectors
DVB-S digital TV signal input (F type connector), DVB-S TV signal output (Loop through, F type connector), S-Video, composite video input, Stereo audio input and output (3.5mm phone-jack), IR receiver connector
On Board Connectors
Power up connector (2-pin x 2)

Customer reviews

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5* Excellent under Windows 7 Mediacentre
Reviewed by Ian on 26/09/2010
Works flawlessly under W7 Mediacentre, bunged the card in, loaded driver, configured under Mediacentre, works perfectly alongside my existing Hauppauge 1700 card and Avermedia USB stick. Now have loads of free channels and, best of all BBCHD and ITVHD. Very pleased!
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