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This manual describes the installation and use of the WinTV NEXUS-s and WinTV-DVB-c. With the WinTV-NEXUS-s you can receive Satellite TV and Radio stations to your P .C, from your satellite antenna. With the WinTV-DVB-c you can receive Cable TV and Radio stations on your P .C, if you are located in a Cable area.
Please consult a computer specialist, if you are unable to install the card yourself. Switching on the computer during installation can be dangerous and cause damage to the WinTV-DVB / NEXUS card and your health.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installations and Reference Manual Connections of the WinTV-NEXUS card IR-Connector AV-Connector LNB ......F-Connector socket, signal input from your digital satellite system. IR-Connection ..Connection for the IR receiver. AV-Connection..Connection for the the AV cable. J3 ......Internal audio socket; CD-ROM Audio output, for connec- tion to the internal port of soundcard (CD-ROM Audio in) J4 ......Internal audio socket;...
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual The A/V cable has the following connections: 3,5mm connector - Stereo Audio Line Out Black Cinch - S/PDIF digital audio-output Yellow Cinch - Composite Video-output Red Cinch - Audio right channel White Cinch...
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual Remote maintenance Connect the infrared receiver with the IR input of the WinTV-NEXUS card. Place the infrared receiver so that the infrared eye of the remote handset can see the infrared receiver. Check that the 2 AAA batteries are fully inserted into the remote handset.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual Tuner - Input Tuner - Output Audio - Input Video -Output Connectors of the WinTV-DVB-c Board Tuner-Input....TV-Input for a connection to Cable - TV Tuner-Output..Loop-through of the TV-Signal Audio-Output ..External Audio-Output 3,5mm Jack, analog audio signal,...
5. If necessary, remove the backplate of the selected empty PCI slot location. 6. Insert the WinTV-DVB / NEXUS card into the PCI slot location and press firmly down until the card is fully inserted and sits correctly.
4. The computer should be re-started to continue the installation. Installation of the WinTV-DVB / NEXUS application 1. Make sure that the WinTV-DVB / NEXUS driver is installed correctly as described in the previous section. 2. Make sure that the WinTV-DVB / NEXUS CD-ROM is in the CD-ROM drive.
Go to Start / Settings / Control Panel / System / Device manager - Symbol. The WinTV-DVB / NEXUS is located twice in the device manager under: 1. The "Sound Video and Game controllers " as Hauppauge WinTV-NEXUS- s or Hauppauge WinTV-DVB.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual Highlight the entry Virtual DVB-s/-c/-t Network Adapter and click on the pro- perties tab. Select the option Bindings. Only the TCP/IP protocol can be selected for the Virtual DVB-s/-c/-t Network Adapter. If any others are also selected then...
Go to Start / Settings / Control Panel / System / Hardware and click on the Device manager - Symbol. The WinTV-DVB / NEXUS is located twice in the device manager under: 1. The "Sound Video and Game controllers " as Hauppauge WinTV-NEXUS-s or Hauppauge WinTV-DVB.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual Using the mouse right click on the LAN connection Virtual DVB-s/-c/-t Network Adapter and select Properties: Only the TCP/IP protocol and Client for Microsoft Networks can be selec- ted for the Virtual DVB-s/-c/-t Network Adapter. If any others are also selec-...
The WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Application Program Overview After the installation of the WinTV-DVB / NEXUS driver and application soft- ware two application programs can be selected by going to Start / Programs and “Hauppauge WinTV-NEXUS”. The WinTV-DVB / NEXUS application program offers the following...
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual The Digital TV application has all of the Menu controls easily available for ease of use and optimal functionality. You can also re-size the application Window and display the TV picture in a small window. The program list is displayed alphabetically and you can create a favorite list of your favorite channels.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual The control menu border contains symbols that allow you to Scan for Channels and other configuration options. From Left to right they allow you to: • Transponder Scan • LNB/Satellite configuration (for the WinTV-NEXUS-s) •...
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual The matrix symbol will only appear when the favorite list is displayed: If the programs are displayed as a list, select the program that you want to watch by clicking on the name of the channel.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual You can add a channel to the favorite list by: • Clicking with right hand mouse button on the channel to add to the list. • Select a space in the matrix. • If the space is already used (Shown in red) select an alternative.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual Program Info The i-symbol allows to you to display information about the current program that you currently watching. This information contains start time of the current and next program and information about the actual program. This information is displayed only when broadcasted.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual 16:9-Mode If a transmission is broadcasted in pure 16:9-Format three additional options appear: • 16:9 as direct output. • 16:9 as 4:3 with black border (broad picture, Letterbox). • 16:9 on 4:3-Format zoom (panorama, CANCCan CAN)
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual Keyboard control The remote control can be used for controlling the TV and Radio application. In addition the computer keyboard can be used. Note: If keyboard entries do not work then you must click on the digital TV (on the title border) or ALT+TAB combination keys to make the TV digital the active window.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual With the Teletext window displayed you can use the numbered keys on the IR remote control 0-9 to select the pages. Alternatively you can also use the CH+, CH- as well. Note: All TV programs which are selected and displayed as favorites will be coloured in the matrix, and can be selected by using the key TV (or T).
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual Transponder search for the WinTV-NEXUS-s The dialog window transponder search allows you to search for channels and add / update the channel list for any new channels that are being broad- casted. After the transponder search has finished and you will be returned to the main application window after clicking on OK.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual LNB/Satellite..Selection of the LNB or the satellite. Select the satellite here, on which channels you would like to Scan. H / V .......Select polarization plane here (horizontal or vertical). Symbolrate....Selection or input of the symbol rate. The input of the symbol rate needs to be correct for the WinTV-NEXUS-s card, in order to detect the appropriate transponder.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual Frontend-Status Signal ....It displays whether a DVB signal is detected. Carrier ....It displays whether a carrier signal is detected. Viterbi ....Displays whether the Viterbi Decoder is locked. FSync.....Displays whether the DVB synchronization was detected.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual DiSEqC/LNB/Satellite configuration You can use this dialog for making the adjustments for DiSEqC, LNB and satellite for your satellite system. Click on OK, in order to apply the change and close the dialog window or on abbrechen to abort the adjustments.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual Simple DiSEqC Select this option if the WinTV-NEXUS-s card is connected to a shift box with "Tone Burst" control (also called as "Mini-DiSEqC" or "Simple DiSEqC"). You have the option to select between two antenna signals (orbital positions).
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual Transponder Select a transponder for the test. Frequency, symbol rate, polarization and the display of the signal strength are updated automatically. Frequency Adjustment of the transponder frequency. Input the desired transponder fre- quency in mc/s here.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual LNB configuration for WinTV-NEXUS-s The local oscillator frequency of the transponder frequencies of usual televi- sion satellites is usually within the range of 10GHz or higher. During the trans- fer of such high frequencies, the absorption losses are excessive in the coax cable and at the antenna in the LNB (Low Noise block, sometimes also called LNC - Low Noise converter).
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual LOF 2 For High-Band, with Universal-LNB See also LOF 1. Switch Indicates, for universal LNBs, the changeover frequency between the Low and High band (by means of 22kHz-Signal). Operating voltage Indicates whether the LNB is to be supplied with current. This should be always activated.
Lists the channels, which are only provided by the local provider. Symbol Rate (S/s) Input of the Symbolrate. WinTV-DVB-c needs the symbolrate, to detect the corresponding channel. The default is 6900000. QAM is the process of channel coding that is found in the cable network. The standard is 64.
Recording / Playback Recording Digitally TV offers two possibilities of recording radio or television broadcasts on the fixed disk: The programmable timer and the record function. While you must open the appropriate dialog window for the use of the first mentioned functionality, recording can be started directly by the program surface and is thus the best way to record current programs spontaneously.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual Dialog window playback The dialog window playback serves for playing recorded audio/video stream. File open [ALT+O] Before playback you must open a file for playback. You will be requested for the selection or input of the file name. If you want to open another file, click again on this icon.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual [ALT+L] Slow playback (only for video or Audio):The file is played with half rate. Control displays The scale displays the current position during playback related to the entire file length. The playing position can be changed by shifting the control knob manually. If playback in the desired place should not begin after few seconds with this maneuver, shift the position of the automatic controller a little further.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual General adjustments In this dialog window you find a set of tab options, with whose assistance various adjustments can be made. Click on OK applies the modifications (you may need to re-start the digitally TV), by aborting rejects the changes (exclu- ding timer dates already set).
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual • Distances of the TV picture in the image mode on up to screen resolution (relatively good quality), in the complete window and frame mode 800 x of 600 pixels) • To Inlay representation with of the TV picture (800 x of 600 pixels, black...
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual • PVA: Recording of the files in the PES Audio/Video format (standard for digitally TV) • MPG: PS Audio/Video format (MPEG-2) • PSV: PES video format, record only the picture • MP2: MP2-Audio-Format, record on the audio This adjustment is relevant only for TV recordings, radio programs are always recorded in the MP2 format.
DVB-Teletext The window DVB Teletext is a simple videotex Browser. DVB Teletext can be called only then in the DVB TV & radio application, if the broadcaster is sen- ding videotext pages. It is activated using the Teletext symbol in the control border ' menu ' (page 19).
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual COPY: Copies the current page into a file. PRINT: Prints the current page out. HOLD: Freezes the current page so that additional text reception is ignored. ???: Displays hidden text (eg: the punch-line of a joke).
DVB Data services for the WinTV-NEXUS-s With the WinTV-NEXUS-s Data Application you can use any IP-based DVB data services. These may include Web/News-Broadcast Services (Web- Casting), Multicast-Streaming Services or File Transfer Services. Data broadcasts being received by the WinTV-NEXUS-s card will be treated in the same manner as if received by a network card.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual The front-end is the input section of the WinTV-NEXUS-s card - consisting of tuner, demodulator, LNB voltage supply control and DiSEqC Signal. On the tab Status/Tuner and DiSEqC/LNB all settings and adjustments are made which are necessary for the receipt of a DVB signal.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual DVB signal detected, front-end is synchronized. On the set filters no data is received LIGHT GREEN: DVB signal detected, front-end is synchronized. On the set filters data is received. Services A Service is, in the context of the WinTV-NEXUS-s card, a data application (and a set of any necessary parameters to receive a DVB data service).
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual Service modify Clicking on the Change button opens the dialogue box called: 'Change data service'. This allows you to change the name given to an existing service. Clicking on OK sets the new name and deletes the old name. Clicking on Cancel discards this change.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual Tuner-Status Synchronization: It indicates whether a DVB signal is detected. Signal quality: This displays the quality of the received signal. A value of 100 % shows a faultless reception. (Bit fault rate better than 10 -4 ) Signal strength: The level of the received signal as a percentage.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual Settings DiSEqC/LNB Adjustments made in the DiSEqC / LNB tab are for matching the settings of the WinTV-NEXUS-s card to your satellite system. Modifications should only be necessary after initially setting up the card.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual LNB-Settings The transponder frequency of usual television satellites is usually within the range of 10GHz or higher. During the transfer of such high frequencies, the absorption losses are excessive in the coax cable and at the antenna in the LNB (Low Noise block, sometimes also called LNC - Low Noise converter).
Set......This displays whether a filter is set (in use). UC = Unicast filters; BC = Broadcast filters; MC = Multicast filters. The filter can be only set by the WinTV-DVB-s data application, if the use is permitted (shown in the field: use) and a valid PID (field PID) was entered.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual Length ....Number of bytes of the MAC address, those into the filte- ring to be included (normally 6, with 0 only on the PID one filters). View .......It displays whether a filter is to be used Filter Add The dialog filter allow you to add a new filter in the input field.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual Filter delete The key delete allows you to remove the selected filter from the list of the available filters and delete all appropriate parameters. Filter option The tab filter options offers the possibility to adjust the parameters of the Unicast, Broadcast and multicast filters.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual tains a valid PID (16... 8190), the filter list (tab card filter) the Unicast filter is added automatically and activated with these PID. On which MAC address the filter is set, determines under Unicast filter settings selected option.
WinTV-DVB / NEXUS Installation and Reference Manual card). In the case of modification of the IP address of the Dial up connection the filter is updated automatically. Calculate MAC address from the IP address of the following network card If this option field is activated, the MAC address of the filter for Unicast data is taken from the IP address of the selected network card.
In order to bring it to the display, you must double click on the smiley in the Windows Task bar. DVB Data services with WinTV-DVB-c A DVB-Databroadcast is not possible using the WinTV-DVB-c momentarily. This is why we decided not to list the description for the Databroadcast Application.
DVB / NEXUS card and do not restart the computer following the installation of the driver, the WinTV-DVB / NEXUS driver is not merged correctly into the system. In this situation the device is possibly entered under other / unknown devices in the device manager.
“Refresh“ button Windows then detects a Plug & Play WinTV- DVB / NEXUS card. Now if you insert the WinTV-DVB / NEXUS CD, the WinTV-DVB / NEXUS drivers will be installed. After the installation of the dri- ver, the entry in the Networking section in Device Manager "...
NEXUS-s card using the 3,5 mm connection to the “Line-In” on your sound card. WinTV-DVB-c: the sound is carried from the line-out cable to the “Line-In” of the soundcard. You must also check that the “Line In” is not muted in the windows volume...