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- New Hauppauge card receives Standard and High Definition satellite channels

London, England – Hauppauge Digital, the world leader in TV tuner products for the PC, has made a price breakthrough for consumers wanting to experience High Definition TV. The company is introducing a £99 (inc VAT) TV tuner card that allows owners to watch free-to-air HD content on their PC or linked TV.

Available immediately, the Hauppauge WinTV-NOVA-HD-S2 card simply plugs into a PCI slot inside a desktop PC and connects to a satellite dish to provide live HD TV on the PC. Included with the Nova HD S2 is CyberLink PowerCinema application for full screen TV or TV-in-a-window on the PC.

Beyond a regular TV licence, there are no subscriptions to pay to receive free-to-air HD satellite channels, which include the BBC's HD broadcasts of Planet Earth, Torchwood, Coast and Robin Hood, a variety of live events, from football and Six Nations Rugby to Wimbledon and the Proms.

Owners can also record programmes to disk in the original hi-definition H.264 format. DiSEqC 1.0 is supported, allowing switching between four satellite sources.

"High Definition is becoming reality for UK consumers, but at present is only available with a subscription," said Yehia Oweiss, UK Managing Director of Hauppauge Digital. "The BBC is leading the way with its free-to-air HD programming over satellite. With our new receiver, owners can watch that HD content without subscription."

The new card from Hauppauge demands a high spec PC, with 3.2 GHz processor or faster, or Intel Core Duo processor, with 512 MB of RAM minimum, 1Gb recommended.

Included in the package:

- WinTV-NOVA-HD-S2 PCI card with built-in satellite DVB-S2 and DVB-S TV receivers
- IR remote control transmitter and 2 batteries
- IR remote control receiver
- WinTV installation CD-ROM with CyberLink PowerCinema application and manual
- Quick Installation Guide

About Hauppauge Digital

Hauppauge Digital, Inc. is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York. The company is the world leader in desktop TV products, with a range covering PC and Mac, analogue and digital, satellite television broadcast, teletext, FM stereo radio, Dolby surround and video capture. Prices range from £30 to £130 including VAT.

WinTV Product is available online and on the high street, from Amazon, Comet, Currys, Dabs, Dixons, eBuyer, Insight, Maplin Electronics, MicroDirect, MicroWarehouse, Micro Anvika, PCUpgrader, PC World, RS Components, Scan, Staples, Tesco.

For further information please contact:

Yehia Oweiss
020 7378 1997

Peter Linton
Media Link
0118 984 3386

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