AUGUST DVB-T201B DRIVER DOWNLOAD

Unfortunately, the reality is something of a disappointment. After that the installation of the drivers and software BlazeVideo HDTV Player was simple, but we reached a bit of a dead-end when it came to scanning for channels. This compact device from August enables you to watch TV on your laptop, wherever you are, providing you’re in an area of strong Freeview reception, that is. Our Verdict It works well when it works, but too often it simply doesn’t. Sporting a contemporary blue and yellow design, the user interface is simple and intuitive. You can also pause live TV and start watching recorded TV before the recording is complete. After plugging the device into a rooftop aerial feed rather than the supplied antenna , we got the chance to see how the DVB-T is supposed to work.

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Unfortunately, the reality is something of a disappointment.

Follow TechRadar Reviews on Twitter: A screen capture function also enables you to grab images of what’s on the screen. Sporting a contemporary blue and yellow design, the user interface is simple and intuitive.

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The product works well if you’re in a area with strong Freeview reception, otherwise you’ll be left looking at a blank screen. When it came to testing the aerial we were pleasantly surprised to augusf that the signal was strong, and the pictures and sound were as good as can be expected given the broadcast sources available. Against Need good Freeview reception. Despite several attempts to position the small aerial that’s provided, the display still read ‘No signal’.

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Recorded material can augusst be browsed as a series of handy thumbnail images, and the software also lets you capture stills and store them on your computer.

August DVB-T201

It only took about a minute to scan through all of dvb-t01b available Freeview channels, including digital radio stations. After that the installation of the drivers and software BlazeVideo HDTV Player was simple, but we reached a bit of a dead-end when it came to scanning for channels. So, it seems that unless your Freeview signal is of a certain strength, it won’t work.

This time the manufacturer isn’t going to be db-t201b with egg on its face, and the instructions strongly suggest that a rooftop auugst should be used for the initial setup and channel scan. Our Verdict It works well when it works, but too often it simply doesn’t. After plugging the device into a rooftop aerial feed rather than the supplied antennawe got the chance to see how the DVB-T is supposed to work. You can also pause live TV and start watching recorded TV before the recording is complete.

This compact device from August enables you to watch TV on your laptop, wherever you are, providing you’re in an area of strong Freeview reception, that is.

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Our Verdict A great option for dcb-t201b Freeview on the go. Overall, the DVB-T works well when you can get a strong enough Freeview signal, otherwise you’ll be left disappointed.

Getting going is straightforward enough: Despite a compelling concept, the gadget failed to win us over as we couldn’t get the tiny aerial to work. Software and driver installation is a doddle and takes only a few minutes, while it takes a further five to scan through all the channels.

So, does the new version show any improvement? There’s also a remote control, but we’re not sure why you’d need one if you’re sitting in front of your computer. You can also use the one-touch recording facility if you decide to record something at the last minute. A detailed EPG lets you know what’s on and set reminders or schedule a recording. Pictures are crisp and clear, although obviously this will be influenced by the quality of your computer monitor and the same must be said for the audio, which is only as good as your PC speakers.