OEM availability w/c 8th Aug 2011.
The BGT3600 is the world’s premium multi-channel hybrid tuner, digital
demodulator, analogue capture, intelligent remote PCI-express PCTV product,
implemented on a miniature platform. The product is capable of receiving
standard and high definition digital broadcast program content, including the
new UK Freeview and Freesat HD channels. It is designed to transform a personal
computer into the ultimate audio video entertainment system, supporting external
video streams and worldwide HD broadcast streams.
Hardware receiver support – world standard analogue terrestrial (PAL, NTSC,
CECAM), dual digital terrestrial including both DVB-T and DVB-T2, dual digital
satellite DVB-S and DVB-S2, digital cable DVB-C.
Hardware external video – Composite video CVBS, S-video, Component video YPbPr,
Component video RGB
Hardware remote – IR remote receiver, learning receiver, remote S3 wake-up (OEM special order only, not with standard product. This is an option if a system
builder requires a remote control other than the normal Microsoft Media Center
remote USB IR sensor used for most systems)
Hardware profile - Miniature profile solution exceptionally low real estate,
supporting compact half height and full height PC systems. (131mm x
69mm PCB outline including
The BGT3600 is the perfect Windows 7 Media Center and other high end PVR
application TV partner. No other product in this class provides the extensive
support for Media Center of the BGT3600:
1. 32 and 64 bit Broadcast Driver Architecture (BDA) WHQL drivers
2. Infra Red remote control including S3 wakeup from remote control (OEM special order only, not with standard product. This is an
option if a system builder requires a remote control other than the
normal Microsoft Media Center remote used for most systems. It is not
required by most users and is only available for high volume special
order. Windows S3 Wake-up is standard on ALL BlackGold products and is not dependant on the BlackGold Remote.)
3. Special Media Center support for tuning and scanning of DVB-C channels
4. External video equipment
connection via an audio/video adapter cable supporting composite video –yellow
phono connector, S video - mini DIN connector and stereo audio – red/white phono
connectors (Currently Media Center does not support Component Video RGB)
The product has been architected to allow simultaneous management of four
broadcast program streams. Hardware tuner and demodulator technology supports
the detection, receiving and processing of HD terrestrial and HD satellite streams.
The driver pack design allows operation with the broadest selection of PVR and
Media Center applications; permitting the viewing, pausing and recording of
multiple programs - dependent on the flexibility of the application multiple
programs - dependent on the flexibility of the application.
UK operation supports all available Free-To-Air channels
All Freeview digital terrestrial (DVB-T & T2) TV and radio channels
All available analogue terrestrial TV channels.
reception of all Freesat channels, supports reception of DVB-S/S2 standard and
high definition transport streams from any world location.
Rock solid reliability - BlackGold is an accredited Microsoft development
partner and provides Microsoft compliant drivers.
The world’s smallest and only (dual
DVB-T/T2 plus DVB-S/S2) half height card design enables this product to grace
even the smallest and sleekest entertainment PC’s.
Supplied with interchangeable half and full height brackets to accommodate all
PC enclosure types.
The supplied Microsoft compliant BGT3600 driver supports both the 32 bit, and
for those requiring the ultimate performance, 64 bit versions of Windows 7,
Vista and XP.
The BDA driver supports multiple BGT3600 card installations.
Note: Please be aware that for DVB-S/S2 operation you will need to connect a 6 pin PCI-express power cable to the card, in order to provide power for your satelite dish LNB. BGT3600 LNB Power