Geniatech’s DVB-S2 HDStar is a digital satellite receiver box with USB2.0 interface, which allows you to access free-to-air high definition and standard definition digital satellite TV and digital radio in on your PC. It can be used to record and save TV programs directly to your PC’s hard disk in MPEG-2/H264 TS format. You can even hook it up to your home video entertainment system with the additional AV input.
What’s Included: Item arrives in manufacturer’s original non-retail packaging with the following items:
*HDStar DVB-S2 Tuner
*A/C power supply (Type A – US, Canada, Mexico, Japan)
*Mini USB 2.0 cable
Remote and Original Instructions
*Drivers for Satellite TV use and the manual must be downloaded here:
***PLEASE NOTE*** Although LinuxTV.org shows that this is a compatible tuner, the device does not have mainline kernel support. It is possible to apply a kernel patch in order to use TVheadend or VDR, ***but we do not provide any support for this use case. We also do not provide any support for use on Windows with the manufacturers drivers and application.
Watch free-to-air digital satellite HDTV(1920X1080)/SDTV program and listen to digital radio on PC, or use for Outernet access
75 Ohm Digital TV Antenna Input
Dimensions: Hardware: 145.2mm x 56mm
Use with Windows PC
Pentium 4 2.5G, 256M RAM or better