The BGT3620 is a 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 HD channels. It is designed to transform a personal computer into a high-end audio video entertainment system, supporting external video streams and worldwide HD broadcast streams.
Hardware receiver support - Analogue terrestrial (PAL, NTSC, CECAM), dual digital terrestrial including both DVB-T and DVB-T2, dual 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 used for most systems. It is not required by most users and is only available for high volume special order.)
Hardware profile - Miniature profile solution exceptionally low real estate, supporting compact half height and full height PC systems. (88.5mm x 50mm PCB outline including PCI-e fingers)
The BGT3620 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 BGT3620:
1. 32 and 64 bit Broadcast Driver Architecture (BDA) WHQL drivers
2. Media Center remote control including S3 wakeup (Windows S3 wakeup standard on all products, IR remote control OEM volume special order only. Remote Not available with standard product.)
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 two broadcast program streams. Hardware tuner and demodulator technology supports the detection, receiving and processing of HD terrestrial 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, currently:
70+ Freeview digital terrestrial (DVB-T & T2) TV and radio channels
All available analogue terrestrial TV channels.
Rock solid reliability - BlackGold is an accredited Microsoft development partner and provides Microsoft compliant drivers.
The world’s smallest (dual DVB-T/T2) 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 BGT3620 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 BGT3620 card installations.
Minimum PC Spec: Minimum PC system requirements