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Asus My Cinema 7131 User Manual

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  • Page 1 TV Tuner Card/Box My Cinema Series...
  • Page 2 Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    System requirements ..............1-2 Card/Box layout ................1-2 Before you proceed ..............1-8 Installation ..................1-9 1.4.1 Installing the ASUS TV Tuner Card ......... 1-9 1.4.2 Installing the ASUS USB TV Box ........1-10 1.4.3 Installing the ASUS TV Express Card ......1-10 Connecting cables and devices ..........
  • Page 4 Contents Appendix: Reference information Remote controller (optional) ............A-2 A.1.1 39-key remote controller ..........A-2 A.1.2 21-key remote controller ..........A-4 International TV systems and standards (Analog TV) ....A-6 International TV systems and standards (DVB-T) .....A-8...
  • Page 5: Notices

    Notices Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: • This device may not cause harmful interference, and • This device must accept any interference received including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 6: Safety Information

    Operation safety • The ASUS My Cinema U-3000 TV Box becomes hot after prolonged use. Handle the TV Box with care to prevent discomfort from heat exposure. The heat will not affect the operation of the TV box so you may continue using it as desired.
  • Page 7: About This Guide

    Refer to the following sources for additional information and for product and software updates. ASUS websites The ASUS website provides updated information on ASUS hardware and software products. Refer to the ASUS contact information. Optional documentation Your product package may include optional documentation, such as warranty flyers, that may have been added by your dealer.
  • Page 8 Conventions used in this guide To make sure that you perform certain tasks properly, take note of the following symbols used throughout this manual. DANGER/WARNING: Information to prevent injury to yourself when trying to complete a task. CAUTION: Information to prevent damage to the components when trying to complete a task.
  • Page 9 Chapter 1 This chapter lists the hardware setup procedures that you have to perform when installing the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box. ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box...
  • Page 10: System Requirements

    System requirements Before installing the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box, make sure your computer system meets the following requirements: Item Description Slot For PCI TV tuner card : One available PCI slot For PCI-E TV tuner card: One available PCI Express slot For TV box: One available USB 2.0 port...
  • Page 11 (Hybrid) PCI TV cards FM radio/ DVBT TV port RF/FM-IN Analog TV port CATV-IN IR receiver port VIDEO-IN Audio-video port C AT V-IN DVBT/Analog TV port ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box...
  • Page 12 (Analog) PCI TV cards FM radio port FM-IN Analog TV port RF-IN IR receiver port VIDEO-IN Audio-video port RF-IN Analog TV port Chapter 1: Hardware information...
  • Page 13 The internal antenna provides easy portability and more chances of digital TV reception when the roof antenna or the external antenna is not available. DVBT TV-in port Refer to the LED information table on page 1-8. ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box...
  • Page 14 (Hybrid) USB TV boxes FM antenna Digital/Analog TV-in port USB port LEDs IR receiver (Analog) USB TV box AnalogTV-in port Chapter 1: Hardware information...
  • Page 15 (DVBT) Express card Digital TV-in port (Hybrid) Express card Video in RF in Refer to the LED information table on page 1-8. ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box...
  • Page 16: Before You Proceed

    Description LED On Good signal LED Off Poor signal Before you proceed Take note of the following precautions before you install the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box. • Unplug the power cord from the wall socket before touching any component. •...
  • Page 17: Installation

    Installation • You can install the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box only on a motherboard with a PCI slot. • Illustrations in this section are provided only for reference. Your system chassis and configuration may differ from what is shown. 1.4.1...
  • Page 18: Installing The Asus Usb Tv Box

    Installing the ASUS USB TV Box To install the ASUS USB TV Box: Place the ASUS USB TV Box on a flat, stable surface close to your computer. Connect the USB cord A series plug to the USB 2.0 port on your computer.
  • Page 19: Connecting Cables And Devices

    ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box to devices. The ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box can receive up to 100 channels. If you do not have a CATV system, you may use an indoor or outdoor antenna that carries only VHF channels, or only UHF channels, or VHF and UHF channels to connect to the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box.
  • Page 20: Hybrid) Tv Card

    1.5.2 (Hybrid) TV card Digital TV antenna RF/FM-IN FM Radio C AT V C AT V-IN IR receiver Antenna Audio-in (L) port VIDEO-IN Audio-in (R) port Video-in (Composite) port Video-in (S-VHS) port You may connect the Hybrid TV card to all devices as shown in the illustration above.
  • Page 21: Dvbt) Usb Tv Box

    USB B series plug • The ASUS My Cinema U9000 Diversity TV Box has an internal antenna. You may use it, or you may also connect an external antenna/roof antenna to the U9000 Diversity through an MCX-to-IEC adapter.
  • Page 22: Dvbt) Express Card

    1.5.5 (DVBT) Express Card Digital TV antenna 1.5.6 (Hybrid) Express Card For ATSC Hybrid Express Card, the sequence of the components may be different. Chapter 1: Hardware information 1-1...
  • Page 23: Hybrid) Usb Tv Box

    1.5.7 (Hybrid) USB TV box Internal FM antenna Hybrid USB TV box External digital antenna/ USB A series plug CATV in USB B series plug 1.5.8 (Analog) USB TV box CATV Antenna ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box 1-1...
  • Page 24 Chapter 1: Hardware information 1-1...
  • Page 25 Chapter 2 This chapter gives information on how to install device drivers and applications for the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box. ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box...
  • Page 26: Chapter 2: Software Information

    Device driver installation You need to install the device drivers to your computer so you can use the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box. Refer to this section when installing the device drivers. • Make sure that Windows XP is installed on your system.
  • Page 27: Installing The Driver

    This message appears when setup is complete. Click OK to finish the installation process. 2.1.2 Installing the driver Using the ASUS Quick Setup Program (Windows XP/Vista Basic) for the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box Start your computer. Windows automatically detects ®...
  • Page 28 After all necessary files have been installed in your system, click Finish to complete the installation process. Using the ASUS Quick Setup Program (Windows Media Center Edition [MCE] 2005/Vista Premium) ® for the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box Start your computer.
  • Page 29 Click the radio button for Windows XP/Vista Basic. Click Install Drivers. A progress bar appears to indicate the installation status. After all necessary files have been installed in your system, click Finish to complete the driver installation process. ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box...
  • Page 30 On the MCE Drivers and Utilities setup screen, click Install MCE plug-in. The following step is only for the ASUS TV Box which featured two antennas. Go to MCE > More Programs > ASUS TV Setting. Select the antenna you intend to use.
  • Page 31: Uninstalling The Driver

    Click Start > Control Panel. Double-click the Add or Remove Programs icon. Click the ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box Drivers from the list. Click Change/Remove. A dialog box appears. Click OK to completely remove all ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box components;...
  • Page 32: Cyberlink ® Powercinema (optional)

    TV on your computer can indeed be a splendid experience. ASUS Splendid Video Enhancement Technology makes colors come alive and brings out optimum brightness and contrast levels even in dark scenes. You may choose from four viewing profiles for different video viewing conditions. Select the...
  • Page 33: Asus Videosecurity Online

    This database file is saved in the Programs folder. VideoSecurity Online also lets you choose from four options on how to handle the variation or unusual condition detected. ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box...
  • Page 34: Asus Ezvcr

    ASUS EZVCR ASUS EZVCR is a program that allows you to watch and record live TV on your PC or notebook. ASUS EZVCR also lets you to listen to radio programs on systems that support this function. For more information, check the help file in EZVCR.
  • Page 35 Appendix This chapter includes information on the optoinal remote controller, the key table, and international TV systems and standards. ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box...
  • Page 36: Appendix: Reference Information

    Remote controller (optional) The optional remote controller is designed for the CyberLink PowerCinema ® software application only. Use the remote controller for an enjoyable TV-watching experience through the CyberLink PowerCinema windows. ® Remote controller specifications Operating range  meters (max) Power source  V ( x “AAA”...
  • Page 37 – Enter Enter Enter Enter Enter Enter Down Down Down Down Down Down Left Left Left Left Left Left Right Right Right Right Right Right Record Record Record Record Record Record (Continued on the next page) ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box...
  • Page 38: 21-key Remote Controller

    Button Mode VIDEO PHOTO MUSIC Close app Close app Close app Close app Close app Close app Stop Stop Stop Stop Stop Stop Previous Previous Previous Previous Previous Previous chapter chapter chapter chapter chapter chapter Next chapter Next chapter Next chapter Next chapter Next chapter Next chapter...
  • Page 39 Down Down Down Left Left Left Left Left Left Right Right Right Right Right Right Record Record Record Record Record Record Mute Mute Mute Mute Mute Mute Back to – – – – – previous channel ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box...
  • Page 40: International Tv Systems And Standards (analog Tv

    International TV systems and standards (Analog TV) • TV systems and standards may change anytime without notice. This list is provided for reference only. • Make sure that your TV card conforms with the system or standard used in your country or location. AREA COLOR STEREO...
  • Page 41 Spain Nicam Sri Lanka Sweden Nicam Teletext Switzerland FM-FM TeleText Tahiti SECAM Taiwan NTSC Thailand Trinidad NTSC Tunisia SECAM Turkey TeleText Ukraine SECAM United Arab Emirates United States NTSC United Kingdom Vietnam NTSC/SECAM Yugoslavia Zambia Zimbabwe ASUS TV Tuner Card/Box...
  • Page 42: International Tv Systems And Standards (dvb-t

    International TV systems and standards (DVB-T) TYPE LOCATION BAND DVB-T+PAL Australia 7 MHz V/UHF DVB-T+PAL Austria 8 MHz DVB-T+PAL Belgium 8 MHz DVB-T+PAL China – – DVB-T+PAL Denmark 8 MHz DVB-T+PAL Estonia 8 MHz DVB-T+PAL Faroe Island 8 MHz DVB-T+PAL Finland 8 MHz DVB-T+PAL...

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