TBS5980 USB DVB S2 TV QBox CI is a digital satellite external TV Tuner box with USB connection for watching and recording digital satellite TV on PC. With integrated CI slot, it can be used for watching Free to Air TV and Pay TV(By inserting the correct CAM and subscription smartcard into the CI slot, encrypted pay TV will be available). Both Windows BDA driver and Linux driver up to the latest kernel are provided.
The unique TBS MCE tool makes it possible to read CAM/Smartcard on Windows7 Media Center, thus your satellite subscription TV can be watched/recorded on Windows7 Media Center. On Linux platform, you can also watch paytv by using correct software. TBS5980 USB DVB S2 TV QBox CI is compatible with Windows7 Media Center, MediaPortal, DVBlink, DVBDream, DVBViewer, ProgDVB, Skynet, TSreader, XBMC，MythTV, VDR and many other popular softwares.
With use of appropriate software, e.g. MediaPortal and its’ plugins, you may stream satellite TV contents to your IPhone, IPAD or IPOD. The built in hardware blindscan capability allows you to scan satellite programs without knowing exact transponder details, this is especially useful for hunting unknown satellite feeds.
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