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USB TV Tuner & Capture
User's Manual
Rev. 11022000


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  • Page 1 D-Link DSB-T100 USB TV Tuner & Capture User’s Manual Rev. 11022000...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    How To Adjust Color...16 How To Capture Still Images from Video ...17 Using the Snapshot button...17 How To Capture Video ...18 Uninstalling The USB TV Tuner Driver ...19 Uninstalling The USB TV Tuner AP ...23 Technical Specifications...24 D-Link Offices...25 Limited Warranty...26 Registration Card...34...
  • Page 3: Introduction

    Introduction Congratulations on your purchase of the D-Link DSB-T100. The DSB-T100 enables you to watch TV on your computer and capture video from any video source. This guide will explain the features and functions of the DSB-T100. Package Contents The D-Link DSB-T100 package should include the following items: DSB-T100 User’s Manual...
  • Page 4: Introduction To Usb

    Introduction to USB USB stands for Universal Serial Bus. It is a standard for connecting external devices to your computer quickly and easily. One of the nice things about USB is that power can be provided to the USB device through the USB cable.
  • Page 5: Introduction To Video Capture

    Introduction to Video Capture Video capture has risen in popularity with the advent of faster and more robust home computer systems. Normally, those wanting to do video capture and mastering were required to purchase very expensive computer systems with expensive video and audio hardware. Because of the quick developments of faster CPU’s and bigger hard drives, video capturing and editing can be accomplished on today’s inexpensive computers.
  • Page 6: Introduction To Video Editing

    Introduction to Video Editing As with video capture, the hardware that was previously needed to edit video was very expensive. Today’s PC market has lowered the cost of very powerful computers that are very capable of editing and producing home videos.
  • Page 7: Hardware Installation

    PC Sound Card, TV, VCR or Camcorder. Video Out Used to connect the DSB-T100 to an external video device such as a TV, VCR. Connect the yellow end of the video cable to this RCA jack.
  • Page 8: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel Coaxial Input Use when connecting to a coaxial source such as Cable TV or VCR. S-Video Input Use when connecting to an S-Video source such as a TV or VCR. Video Input Use when connecting to an RCA video source.
  • Page 9: Software Guide

    Software Guide On-Screen Remote When you start the TV Jukebox application an on-screen remote control will appear. All options and features are controlled using the remote control.
  • Page 10 Below is a description of the major functions of the on-screen remote: Press the TV button to play video from either cable or antenna. Press the AV button to play video from a host of input devices such as VCD, DVD, and VHS.
  • Page 11: Scanning For Available Channels

    Scanning for Available Channels You can scan for available channels while using a Cable or Antenna connection. Click on the Channel Scan icon from the remote control and a prompt will appear as shown below. To begin scanning click on the “Yes” icon and a new screen will appear with the scanned channels appearing on the remote as illustrated below.
  • Page 13: Tv Jukebox Options

    TV Jukebox Options To configure the settings for the TV Tuner software click on the “Settings” icon. The following menu will be shown: Under “Tuner Control” you can select the Input Type from either a Cable or Antenna source. From the “Video Input System” you are able to select the TV Tuner support system in your area.
  • Page 14 negative (−) sign will appear when you delete a channel from the list. When changes are made, click the “Save” button to save all the new settings you have set. The “Device Process” tab allows you to change the sound card that will be used for capture and playing sound.
  • Page 15 In the “Capture Process” tab, you can select the directory you want to save the video recordings and snapshots captured from the USB TV Tuner. The “Time limit” drop down box allows you to select the recording time limit from 30 seconds up to 120 minutes or no limit. All files are saved in AVI format.
  • Page 16: How To Adjust Color

    Browse your computers file system and choose a directory and press the “OK” button. When changes are made, click the “Save” button to save all the new settings you have set. How To Adjust Color You can adjust the viewing color from the on-screen interface by clicking the “Color Control”...
  • Page 17: How To Capture Still Images From Video

    To delete a frame, highlight the frame or frames you do not want and click on the delete button. Using the Snapshot button The snapshot button on the DSB-T100 is used to capture still images; this...
  • Page 18: How To Capture Video

    For example: After running Windows Imaging, (click on Start, Programs, Accessory, Imaging). Click "File" on the menu bar and choose "Select Scanner". After selecting the DSB-T100 as the scanner source, click "File" from the menu bar and choose "Scan New". You can capture still pictures by pressing the snapshot button on the TV Tuner or click the capture button on the screen.
  • Page 19: Uninstalling The Usb Tv Tuner Driver

    Make sure that you have ample amount before attempting to capture a large video sequence. Uninstalling The USB TV Tuner Driver In order to uninstall the DSB-T100, you must begin while the DSB-T100 is still connected to your computer. Open up the System Properties in Windows by double-clicking on the System icon in the Control Panel or by right-clicking on My Computer and clicking on properties.
  • Page 20 Click on the "Remove" button and a prompt will appear to confirm the removal of the DSB-T100. Click on the "OK" button and the driver will be uninstalled. A prompt will appear asking to restart your computer, click on the “No”...
  • Page 21 Click on the "Remove" button and a prompt will appear to confirm the removal of the DSB-T100. Click on the "OK" button and the device will be uninstalled. A prompt will appear asking to restart your computer, click on the “No”...
  • Page 22 Select “D-Link USB TV Tuner & Video Capture” from the list and click the “Add/Remove” button. Select “Remove” from the Install Shield Wizard and click on the Next button to continue. Click on the “OK” button to confirm you want to completely remove the application.
  • Page 23: Uninstalling The Usb Tv Tuner Ap

    Uninstalling The USB TV Tuner AP From the Start Menu, click Programs, TV Jukebox, Uninstall TV Jukebox. Click the “Uninstall” icon to continue. Once the uninstall process is finished, click on the “Exit” icon.
  • Page 24: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications System Requirements Microsoft Windows 98, 98SE, ME or Windows 2000 300MHz Processor and Above 48MB RAM 500MB Hard Drive Space CD-ROM Drive 16-bit SoundBlaster Compatible Sound Card Video Adapter That Supports 24 Bit (16.7 Million Colors) Or Greater Color USB Port Standards USB Specification version 1.1...
  • Page 25: D-Link Offices

    Via Nino Bonnet No. 6/b, 20154 Milano, Italy TEL: 39-02-2900-0676 FAX: 39-02-2900-1723 URL: E-MAIL: JAPAN D-LINK JAPAN 10F, 8-8-15 Nishi-Gotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141 Japan TEL: 81-3-5434-9678 FAX: 81-3-5434-9868 URL: RUSSIA D-LINK RUSSIA Michurinski Prospekt 49, 117607 Moscow, Russia TEL: 7-095-737-3389, 7-095-737-3492 FAX: 7-095-737-3390 SINGAPORE...
  • Page 26: Limited Warranty

    Power Supplies and Fans Spare parts and spare kits D-Link’s sole obligation shall be to repair or replace the defective Hardware at no charge to the original owner. Such repair or replacement will be rendered by D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement Hardware need not be new or of an identical make, model or part;...
  • Page 27 Hardware. The Warranty Period shall extend for an additional ninety (90) days after any repaired or replaced Hardware is delivered. If a material defect is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines in its sole discretion that it is not practical to repair or replace the defective Hardware, the price paid by the original purchaser for the defective Hardware will be refunded by D-Link upon return to D-Link of the defective Hardware.
  • Page 28 D-Link determines in its sole discretion that it is not practical to replace the non-conforming Software, the price paid by the original licensee for the non-conforming Software will be refunded by D-Link; provided that the non-conforming Software (and all copies thereof) is first returned to D-Link.
  • Page 29 RMA number is not visible from the outside of the package. The product owner agrees to pay D-Link’s reasonable handling and return shipping charges for any product that is not packaged and shipped in accordance with the foregoing requirements, or that is determined by D-Link not to be defective or non-conforming.
  • Page 31 Trademarks Copyright 1999 D-Link Corporation. Contents subject to change without prior notice. D-Link is a registered trademark of D-Link Corporation/D-Link Systems, Inc. All other trademarks belong to their respective proprietors.
  • Page 32 Warnung! Dies ist in Produkt der Klasse B. Im Wohnbereich kann dieses Produkt Funkstoerungen verursachen. In diesem Fall kann vom Benutzer verlangt werden, angemessene Massnahmen zu ergreifen. Advertencia de Marca de la CE Este es un producto de Clase B. En un entorno doméstico, puede causar interferencias de radio, en cuyo case, puede requerirse al usuario para que adopte las medidas adecuadas.
  • Page 33 instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: -Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
  • Page 34: Registration Card

    Aerospace Engineering Education Retail/Chainstore/Wholesale Government System house/company Other________________________________ 9. Would you recommend your D-Link product to a friend? Don't know yet 10.Your comments regarding this product? __________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________ * Product installed in type of computer (e.g., Compaq 486) Home Business...
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