Digital ATSC HD TV Tuner For OTA Channels Through Antenna With USB DVR Support

Digital ATSC HD TV Tuner For OTA Channels Through Antenna With USB DVR Support
Item# DTV103

Product Description

Digital ATSC HD TV Tuner For OTA Channels Through Antenna With USB DVR Support
This digital HD TV tuner lets you watch free over-the-air digital channels using indoor or outdoor antennas in North America area. Starts enjoying free TV broadcast channels through the air with crystal clear 1080p HD quality and no monthly subscription fee.

It finds all digital broadcast channels in your area through antenna and decodes them into for high definition HDMI or component YPbPr formats for output to LCD TVs, monitors/projectors that do not have built-in-tuners or regular composite RCA A/V and RF outputs for older tube TVs or connection with DVR or DVD recorder.

This digital ATSC HD tuner set top box is used as digital antenna TV receiver. The typical applications for this DTV Tuner are as follows:

  • TV antenna tuner module for projector or video monitor that does not have tuner built in.
  • TV antenna receiver for those analog TVs or DVR systems.
  • External DTV tuner module for existing home theater system.

Its on-screen menu operation makes the setup quick and easy. All the major features and functions such as closed-captioning, parental control, EPG, sleep timer, last-channel memory or favorite channel list can be easily accessed from the on-screen menu or the supplied IR remote controller.

This digital TV tuner also supports PVR function for personal video recording when an USB storage device is connected. Users can do instant recording or schedule recording of TV program on a daily or weekly basis and save the recording of TV channel into the connected USB drive for playback later.

1080P HDMI DVI Component Video Outputs
This tuner provides HD output resolution at 720p, 1080i and 1080p are available from its HDMI and component YPbPr video output at the same time. Standard 480p output is only available through its composite RCA A/V output and RF output for connection with older TVs.

Clear QAM Tuner
This ATSC tuner also has the capability to decode certain unencrypted clear QAM channels such as local broadcast stations, public-access channels or private QAM channels generated by modulators.

Please be advised that clear QAM local channels varies greatly from locations and cable providers. And their channel frequencies change over time as well. [Note]: This tuner is mainly designed to receive Over-The-Air broadcast signal. It can NOT work as a digital cable box for cable companies such as Comcast, Time Warner, etc as the majority of cable channels these days are scrambled and encrypted.

Easy TVR Recording Into USB Drive
This digital TV tuner also supports internal recording function through its USB input. The recording of TV programs will be saved into an external USB drive if plugged in for playback later. [Note]: Hard drive needs to be formatted in FAT32 format. Maximum size of hard drive supported is 3TB.

User can do instant recording or programmed recording of TV program on pre-set schedule. 

  • Instant Recording: simply press the "REC" button on the IR remote to record what is displayed on the screen.
  • Scheduled Recording By Timer: users can add the date/time and frequency of occurrence in the "Timer" list for recording events.
  • Scheduled Recording By EPG: users can pre-schedule the recording events by pressing theEPGbutton on the remote to display the TV program guide on screen. Then select and add the desired TV show schedule to the recording list.

Once the TV program is recorded into the connected USB storage drive, users can watch the recorded shows directly played on TV from the USB drive connected or take the USB drive and plug into a computer to watch their recordings. The recordings are saved in AVCHD (.mts) files for HD recording and can easily be played back via compliant media player to fully enjoy the true HD of the digital broadcast recording.

USB Storage Setting Instant Recording Schedule Recording TVR Timer List

Great Time-Shift Function Support
The time-shift function allows viewer to pause the live TV program. Once paused, the rest of TV program from that point on will be stored on the connected external USB drive temporarily.

When ready to watch the skipped TV show, users can simply press the "PLAY" button on the remote to watch payback from where being left off. Users can also do fast forward or rewind using the remote control during the playback.

Easy On-Screen Setup
This DTV tuner is designed for easy operation. Its quick, user-friendly OSD menu makes getting started a snap. Simple user interface with easy on-screen guide and system menu on the screen. Users can finish the channel scan in a few minutes to get it working fully.

OSD Program Screen OSD Picture Function Channel Search Function Time Setup Screen
OSD Option Screen Closed Caption Setup OSD System Screen Media Player PVR Setup

EPG/Electronic Program Guide Support
This digital TV tuner has a built in EPG [TV Channel Guide] giving users a full list of TV show schedule, allowing users to easily decide when and what to watch and record.

Closed-Caption Support
This digital tuner is featured with closed caption capability to display subtitles or text on the TV screen, making it a perfect choice for the hearing-impaired or silent viewing with no loud dialogues.

Stereo And Digital Audio Outputs
This unit provides both stereo L/R audio output through its RCA connectors and digital audio output through its coax S/PDIF connector. Both analog and digital audio output are simultaneously available

Parental Control Function
This HD TV tuner supports parental control to block inappropriate TV programs to be seen by young ones through the setup using the IR remote.

Large LED Digit Panel For TV Channel Number
This tuner box can show the current TV channel number on its front panel so viewers can have good visual indication.

USB Media Player Function

Digital Media Player Function Through USB Inputs
This TV tuner also supports digital media player function through its USB input. Users can connect USB flash drive or external USB hard drive to this digital TV tuner and play video, photo, music or recorded TV programs on TV, LCD monitor or projector for large-screen display.

All the main media player functions such as play, pause, stop, repeat, rotate, zoom, move and capture or looping play, slideshow, thumbnail browsing and other control buttons are all accessible from the on-screen menu using the supplied IR remote.

The supported graphic and audio/video file formats for audio video playback and photo display are as follows:

  • Video files: AVI, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC SD/HD, VOB, MOV, MKV, MJPEG format for video playback.
  • Photo files:JPEG, BMP and PNG format for photo image playback.
  • Audio files: MPEG, MP3, AAC format for music file playback.

  • Premium digital ATSC TV tuner for receiving free over-the-air digital broadcast through antenna for North America areas.
  • Enjoy over-the-air digital broadcast TV programs on your HDTV set, projector or analog TV.
  • Featured with clear QAM tuner built in for decoding certain unencrypted clear QAM channels or private QAM channels generated by modulators.
  • Simultaneous HDMI out, component YPbPr out, composite RCA and RF A/V output for connection with all TVs.
  • Maximum HD output resolution up to 1080p.
  • Supports DVR function for instant real-time recording and scheduled recording of selected TV channel programs and saves recording into connected USB drive for playback later.
  • Supports time-shift function so users will never miss any part of the TV shows and easily skip the commercials.
  • Maximum USB external drive support up to 3 TB prepared in FAT32 format.
  • Large LED digit panel for visual indication of current TV channel number.
  • Supports EPG (Electronic Program Guide) for program information and closed captioning.
  • The built-in USB media player function supports playback of video, music and movie files contained in a connected USB drive.
  • Supports media player functions for playback of graphic and audio/video files.
  • Selectable aspect ratio control in 4:3 and 16:9 mode for all HDTV and standard TV sets.
  • Dual digital audio and stereo analog audio output.
  • Supports timer function for auto start and auto shutdown.
  • Supports last channel memory after power-off or power outage. Stay tuned to the last channel after power-off or power outage event.
  • Supports parental control with V-Chip technology, allowing users to block inappropriate TV programs.
  • Compact size with metal enclosure and full-function IR remote controller included.

  • Tuner Type:  ATSC NTIA Terrestrial with 8 VSB Demodulation
  • Front Panel:IR Remote For Digital ATSC HDTV Tuner
    • IR remote receiver/sensor window
    • Push buttons for CH+ and CH-
    • Status LED indicator for power and lock mode
  • RF/Coax Input:
    • Frequency Range: 57 to 803 MHz
    • Connector: F-Type x 1
  • HD/SD Video Outputs:
    • HDMI output x 1
    • HD component video output x 1
    • SD composite RCA video output x 1
    • RF Out x 1 via coaxial connector
  • Audio Output: 
    • Stereo L/R output via RCA x 2
    • Digital audio out x1 via coax S/PDIF port
  • Video Demodulation: COFDM(QPSK/QAM16/QAM64) 2K and 8K
  • Channel Bandwidth: 6 Mhz
  • Digital Media Format Supported:
    • Video files: AVI, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 H.264/AVC SD/HD, VOB, MOV, MKV, MJPEG format for video playback.
    • Photo files: JPEG, BMP and PNG format for photo image playback.
  • Audio Decoding: MPEG1, MPEG2 Layer I & II, Dolby Digital, HE-AAC Digital Audio
  • Audio Sampling Rate: 32 kHz, 22.1 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
  • Power Consumption: 120VAC, 60HZ, 8W Max

  • Digital ATSC TV tuner box
  • IR remote controller
  • RCA A/V cable set
  • User manual