One of the biggest names to produce quality TV tuner solutions for the PC have just released a new model as a member of their VideoMate lineup, dubbed the S350. Compro's VideoMate S350 is a digital *satellite* TV tuner card which is driven by the very capable and well regarded Philips 9-bit ADC chip. Stacks of other nifty little tricks can also be performed with this card, as detailed in Compro's official PR.
Taipei, Taiwan, 21 April, 2006 - Compro Technology, an innovative leading developer and manufacturer of PC multimedia products launched VideoMate S350, 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.