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Lifeview FlyVideo 3000 TV Tuner Review

With all of the new chipsets for motherboards and brand new video cards coming out, it's kind of nice to get off the beaten path for a moment. Come join Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he takes a look at the Lifeview FlyVideo 3000 TV Tuner and see what can happen when you add a TV tuner to your favorite toy.
By: Cameron Johnson | Players & Accessories in HT & Movies | Posted: Mar 3, 2002 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.5%Manufacturer: Lifeview



Founded in 1990, Animation Technologies, Inc. is the industry leader in the development and manufacturing of multimedia video technology. The company develops, manufactures and markets five major product lines: Fly Video TV/Captures Series, PC Camera Series, USB video capture series, PC to TV Scan Converter, and Video Modem Series products for use in portable or desktop video, multimedia, imaging and other applications. Lifeview, while producing some very low end graphics cards tend to stick more with the digital video end of the consumer market with digital video capture cards, USB video capture and above all their award winning PCI TV Tuner cards, for which they are well known for.


Thanks to Rectron Communications, today we have our hands on Lifeview's latest offering on the TV Tuner range, the FlyVideo 3000. The FlyVideo 3000 PC-TV board is designed to satisfy different user needs while offering basic functions such as TV reception, FM radio, stereo sound, video recording, and video capturing. FlyVideo 3000 is a single slot PCI card with a built-in 125-channel capable TV-tuner that automatically scans antenna or cable TV sources for channels. With the external audio/video inputs, you can also connect it to a DVD player, VCR, camcorder or video camera. Along with these already impressive features the 3000 comes with one extra feature, FM Radio receiver for you to play and record your favorite songs from FM radio.


Now that we have a brief overview lets take a look at the specs of the card and package itself.


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