Manual for HP Express TV tuner card

1. Antenna.

2. Remote Controller

3. Infrared receiver for Remote controller.

5. AVI/S video Cable set to connect to the Setup box. 4. Express TV Tuner card.

1. Connecting the Express TV tuner card to the notebook.
1. First insert the Express TV tuner card in Notebook’s Express slot. 2. Then connect the Infrared receiver of the TV tuner card to the Notebook’s USB ports. 3. Then Connect the AVI cable set to the TV tuner card and Connect another side of the cables to your TV Setup box. You can also connect the Antenna provided along with the TV tuner card. It can receive the Free Analog/Digital TV channels. It can’t receive the paid TV channels. However, Connecting setup box cables is essential to the TV tuner card in order to watch TV programs. It is almost impossible to watch TV programs just with the Antenna provided with this TV tuner card. So, make sure that you connect the setup box cables to the TV tuner card to watch the TV programs on the notebook. Few FAQ: 1. Is it possible to watch TV programs without connecting any kind of cables and by connecting Antenna only? Ans: No. It is not possible. You need to connect the Setup box cables to the TV tuner card. 2. Is it possible to use Remote controller without connecting the Infrared receiver for the Remote? Ans: No. It is not possible. Connecting the infrared receive is must if you want to use the TV tuner card remote.

How to watch TV on Notebook.
We can watch the TV programs on the notebook using Media center and Quickplay software. Setting the TV program guide using the Media center: Use the following steps to configure the Media Center software for downloading the correct TV program guide information: 1. Turn on the computer and connect to the Internet. 2. Double-click the Media Center icon on the desktop or press the green button on the remote control to open the Media Center software 3. Click My TV , Settings , and then click Guide Setup . 4. Click Change Lineup . 5. Click Next . A Terms of Service screen appears. o If agreeing to the terms, select I Agree , and then click Next . o If agreeing to the terms is not desired, select I don't agree , and then click Next . NOTE: Not agreeing to the terms, television recording and certain program guide features will not be available. 6. Click Next , and then enter the Zip or Postal code. Make sure that you are logged onto the Internet. 7. Click Next . The television provider information automatically downloads. Click Next when downloading has finished. 8. Select the television signal provider from the list that appears. 9. Click Next . The television program guide for the current times downloads automatically. 10. When the program guide has finished downloading, click Next . The setup of the program guides is now complete. NOTE: To verify that the TV programs are correct for the selected area, go to the ZAP2it Web site and type in your zip code.

Downloading the program guide Use the following steps to download the latest TV programming guide information for the specific area: 1. Turn on the computer and connect to the Internet. 2. Double-click the Media Center icon on the desktop or press the green button on the remote control to open the Media Center software. 3. Click My TV , Settings , and then click Guide Setup . 4. Click Get Guide Data . 5. Click Yes and the program guide will automatically download from the Internet. Configuring the program guide The TV program guide initially displays all available TV channels. Use the following steps to select the TV channels that are to be displayed in the TV program guide: 1. Turn on the computer and connect to the Internet. 2. Double-click the Media Center icon on the desktop or press the green button on the remote control to open the Media Center software. 3. Click My TV , Settings , and then click Guide Setup . 4. Click Customize . 5. Select the TV channels that you would like see displayed in the TV program guide. A check mark appears next to each selected channel. 6. Click Next when you are finished selecting channels.

Remote Control Functions
Figure 1: Remote control kit

Remote control: upper area

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Button Standby

Function Puts the PC into a power reduced state called standby . An LED located under the Standby button blinks when the remote control is transmitting a signal to the remote sensor. It is needed to press Standby for 1–2 seconds.

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DVD Menu Opens My DVD title menu in Media Center. Music Radio Record REW Pause Replay TV Opens My Music window. Starts FM Radio . Records selected television program and stores it on the hard disk. ( Rewind ) moves the media backward. Pauses audio and video tracks and live or recorded TV programs. Moves the media backward 7 seconds. Starts My TV .

Pictures Starts My Pictures . Videos Play Stop FWD Skip Starts My Videos . Plays the selected media. Stops the selected media. ( Fast-forward ) moves media forward (press button for three different speeds). Moves media forward (for example, 30 seconds in videos and live TV, or one music track).

Remote control: middle area

Reference Button 16 17 18 Back Arrow More (i)

Function Returns PC to the previous window within Media Center. Buttons move the cursor to navigate within all Media Center windows. They also move forward and backward through slide-show. Displays available information about a selected media file and displays more information and options. For example, pressing More while viewing Recorded TV will enable you to quickly zoom in on the picture, press More while listening to music will enable you to quickly create a music CD. Selects the desired action or window option. It acts as the Enter key.

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OK

Remote control: lower area

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Button Media Center Volume Live TV Guide Clear CH/PG

Function Opens Media Center to the Main Menu . Increases ( + ) and decreases ( – ) sound. Is a shortcut to the full-screen view of live TV. It also moves to the current point in a live TV program after pausing live TV. Opens the Television Program Guide to display available TV channels and programs to watch and record. Deletes the selection and works as the Backspace key does on a keyboard. Up ( + ) and down ( – ) change the TV channel or move pages up and down, depending on available options. They also move to the next DVD chapter. The name of the TV show and channel display. Turns computer sound off. The word Mute is displayed on the Media Center screen when Mute is turned on. Opens the Recorded TV window.

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Mute Recorded TV

0 to 9 , # , * Are the numeric keypad buttons to change channels or enter text into the Media Center search or text box. Enter Print Selects the desired action or window option. In full-screen mode, press Enter to jump to the last channel that was being watched. Prints the on-screen items.

How to use the TV tuner card with Quickplay.( on Vista notebooks only)

Click on start and type Qucikplay in the search box (this box is just above the start button). Then click on Quickplay on the top.

2. Click on TV icon (3rd icon from left). Then Quickplay will start scanning the channels and shows all available list on the screen. You can proceed with the on screen instructions.

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