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How accessDTV Works

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Viewing Methods

Computer-only Viewing

Let's say that you do not own an HDTV display right now, and you simply want to watch HDTV broadcasts on your computer's monitor. You would do the following:

  1. Connect a standard UHF/VHF antenna to the digital video input on the accessDTV card.
  2. Connect the cable that comes with the accessDTV card between the card and your normal video card.
  3. Run the accessDTV application, choose your channel and enjoy the broadcast. You can watch DTV in a window or full-screen on your computer monitor.

HDTV-display Viewing

Let's say that you own an HDTV display and a home-theater sound system, and you want to watch HDTV broadcasts on your HDTV display. This means that you want to use your accessDTV card as the digital receiver for your HDTV display. You would do the following:

  1. Connect a standard DTV antenna to the digital video input on the accessDTV card.
  2. Connect the cable that comes with the accessDTV card between the card and your normal video card.
  3. Connect the external HDTV display to the XVGA connector on the accessDTV card using a standard XVGA-to-RGB cable.
  4. Connect the home-theater sound system to the serial-digital output on the accessDTV card.
  5. Run the accessDTV application, choose your channel and enjoy the broadcast. You can watch DTV on the external HDTV display, or in a window or full screen on your computer monitor.

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