Compro Technology has announced the PCMCIA TV capture CardBus - VideoMate P300. The Compro VideoMate P300 van be plugged in anywhere, anytime to receive analog TV broadcast, stereo FM radio and capturing audio/video on your PC or laptop.
The new card tuner supports PAL/SECAM/NTSC TV systems and has a Philips SAA7135 9-bit ADC video processor. This combination allows consumers to experience clear video TV, video recording, plus MPEG-1/2/4 files capabilities, and setting flexible scheduled recording.
Features include the ability to use timeshift to pause and instant replay live TV, channel surfing, FM radio reception, and capturing single/multiple still frames with a keyboard, mouse, or even remote control on your laptop.
The Compro Power Up Scheduling can automatically boot up a system from the Windows Stand by (ACPI S3), and Hibernation (ACPI S4) modes then record favorite shows.
Bundled in the package is a remote control and the ComproPVR 2 software, which allows users to customize brightness, hue, saturation, contrast, and sharpness in each TV channel, watch TV shows in a window or full screen mode and support Picture In Picture. The software also allows VCD/DVD playback.