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Only LifeView brings you the world!|s first TV card with hardware MPEG 1/2/4 encoding! An industry first, the FlyTV MCE Mini offers true hardware MPEG 4 encoding for smooth real-time capture of high quality video, without requiring massive amounts of hard disk space! Furthermore, the FlyTV MCE Mini is compatible with Windows Media Center 2005, making it the optimal choice for builders of multimedia and home theater laptops!

The FlyTV MCE Mini supports worldwide TV and audio decoding standards, so you can watch TV with stereo sound wherever you are in the world! With features includingmulti-channel preview up to 25 channels at one time, scheduled recording, PVR TimeShifting functions, and still image snapshots, the FlyTV MCE Mini is the ultimate TV and video capture solution for your PC!

Currently, this model is only available for OEM purchase, and is not for retail sale.

Model No. : LR219

Supports worldwide TV standards, including NTSC, PAL, and SECAM
With universal standards support, you can watch TV on your PC, wherever you are in the world! Tune in to your favorite local channels, no matter what kind of TV broadcasts you receive!

Supports worldwide audio decoding standards including NICAM, A2, MTS, BTSC, and EIAJ
Support for global audio decoding standards ensures that you can watch TV with full stereo sound and enjoy multi-lingual broadcasts!

Supports Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
Enjoy the benefits of hardware MPEG 1/2/4 encoding with the versatility of Windows XP MCE!

Watch live TV and video on your PC
Watch analog TV from antenna or cable sources, as well as any external analog source using the included S-Video and composite video inputs!

Real-time MPEG 1/2/4 video recording and still image snapshots
Save your favorite TV programs or videos to high-quality MPEG 1/2/4 formats or capture video from any analog video device through its S-Video and composite video inputs! Save a video snapshot to your hard drive to send to friends, or set it as your desktop wallpaper!

Real-time hardware MPEG 1/2/4 encoding
Watch and record video to your hard drive quickly and easily with hardware encoding! Traditional software encoding uses the computer processor to encode video. Hardware encoding takes the load off of the processor and lets you capture video while running other programs, without dropping frames!

Record high quality video to your hard drive without filling it up! Using MPEG-2, recording two hours of video can take up about 4,700MB, i.e. 1 DVD or 7 CDs. But with MPEG-4, you can record that same amount of video with just 700MB, or one CD! No one else but LifeView gives you true hardware MPEG-4 encoding!

Multi-Channel Preview up to 25 channels on one screen
Preview up to 25 channels on the same screen! Simply click on the thumbnail of the channel you want to watch V perfect for channel surfing!

Autoscan up to 194 TV channels (69 Air, 125 cable) and customize your channel list
Conveniently autoscan for all available channels with just one click, or use one of the 150 built-in country channel tables! Add, delete, and rename channels for easy identification and organization!

TimeShifting features to pause, rewind, and fast forward live TV
Take control of your TV viewing experience! Take a break, pause TV, and pick up where you left off! Rewind to replay a scene, or fast forward past commercials!

Live stream
Scheduled recordings
Record your favorite programs when youre away V easily schedule a one time recording or a daily recording for your favorite TV series!
FM radio reception (only FM model)
Listen to FM radio on your PC, and record broadcasts to your hard disk!
Fine tune TV reception +/-0.25MHz
Fine tune your TV signal reception in increments to receive the best picture and sound possible!

Supports VBI Teletext/Closed Captioning
Expand your viewing experience with Teletext programming and Closed Captioning reception from select TV broadcasts!

Remote control
Comfortably change channels from a distance with the included IR remote control and IR sensor cable!

TV Input
RF jack
Video Input
Mini-Din 4-pin jack
Composite Video
RCA jack
Audio Input
Stereo audio (L) (R)
RCA jack
Stereo TV decoding
Compatible with NICAM, A2, BTSC/MTS and EIA-J standards
FM radio For FM models only
Dimension 120mm(L)x100mm(W)x18mm(H)
PCI Size 59.75mm (W) * 44.60mm (L) * 3.00mm (H)
Supported TV tuner type
Versatile TV tuner type (LR229): NTSC, PAL BG, PAL DK, PAL I, SECAM LL'
The FlyTV MCE utilizes the Philips Silicon tuner V a 9-bit video ADC PCI video decoder and stereo sound decoder all on a single chip, as well as a hardware MPEG 1/2/4 encoder that includes support for MicrosoftR XP Media Center Edition 2004 and third party applications.
Product Name Model No. FM Radio Main Chip TV Sound PCB size
FlyTV MCE Mini
SAA7135 Worldwide Stereo MiniPCI
* SAA7135 Worldwide Stereo MiniPCI
  • Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon 1.4GHz or higher required, P4 2.4GHz recommended
  • 256MB of system memory (512MB recommended)
  • Windows 98 SE/ME/2000/XP
  • 100MB hard disk space required for installation, additional space required for recording and TimeShifting
  • Video card/chipset with DirectX 8.1 support
  • DirectX 9.0c or higher installed
  • Sound card/chipset for audio playback
  • Available PCI slot
  • Antenna/cable TV connection
  • Windows drivers are Windows XP MCE 2005 compatible.
  • Fully compliant BDA drivers
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