After owning the product for a year I have been having increasing problems with the tuner’s drivers crashing the PC and causing slowdowns. I have to say I purchased about 4 DVBs from a well-known retail store whom shall remain nameless. Please try again later. More annoying none on them mentioned these limitations on the packaging. Secondly, once you’re all downloaded, you can supposedly use windows media center to watch tv. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I was planning to use it with TvHeadend, but I’m not sure if that makes a difference.

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Amazon has it too. Whether you like this device or not will probably depend on whether you run it on Windows or under Linux.

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Also, the remote works like a charm although the infrared signal isn’t very powerful so you have to kind of point it directly at the IR receiver on the USB stick.

You have to have a better signal than analogue for it to work at all. I must admit I connect mine to a portable Digital Aerial but only because I live in a low signal area. Once I had got used to the software I found it to be extremely good and with a number of good and easier to use than Windows Media Centre functions.

I installed drivers evb-t205 software on a PC running Vista and connected a rooftop aerial.


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Sporting a contemporary blue and yellow design, the user interface is simple and intuitive. You can record, pause etc just like the more expensive DVBs but at augyst fraction of the cost.

Be the first to review this product. Will leave it running over the next week or so – with scheduled records etc. So, I reinstalled the software and opted for 1 tuner and this gave me the right amount of channels and just 1 set.

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Amazon Business Service for business customers. I had ordered the separate booster aerial and this device worked OK with that. But, if you do not like the supplied software then Media Centre works without any problems.

The product works well if you’re in a area with strong Freeview reception, otherwise you’ll be left looking at a blank screen. Have this for a while and didn’t get round to using it – qugust plugged it in: Okay – One star off for the drivers – did not work out of the box: Augusr you have a phone with data, you could tether it to wifi and use that.

After about 5 minutes it found freeview channels with an indoor tv aerial I live in greater london and that was all I had to do. This compact device from August enables you to watch TV on your laptop, wherever you are, providing you’re in an area of strong Freeview reception, that is. I then installed dvvb-t205 bundled desktop software. Write Your Own Review Only registered users can write reviews.


August Dvb-t205 V2.0 USB Freeview TV Tuner Receiver and Recorder Stick for PC

There’s also a remote control, but we’re not sure why you’d need one if you’re sitting in front of your computer. I installed it on dvb-205 XP machine and again it was found straight away, but this time it dvb-t025 found odd stations.

You can edit your question or post anyway. A screen capture function also enables you to grab images of what’s on the screen. I installed the drivers and software from the accompanying disc without any problems.

All in all an amazing bargain. Additional Information Name B-Grade: So much for the propaganda about digital being more immune to interference. You can also pause live TV and start watching recorded TV before the recording is complete. The problem with the Dafodil drivers I think is that the version 3 has an FC tuner IC and the firmware for this is not present in the version 2 drivers.

I can’t keep tethering my phone to get internet access, I’m absolutely tearing through my data allowance There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment.