I’ve tested it with Windows Media Centre on W7 and everything is seamless. We don’t get a strong signal and had new aerial and mast amplifier installed before the switchover. Daffodil are ace, product is lacking. I’ve read a few reviews that put this product down, this stirred me to write this review. So I had to go into the settings to get all the The wine met my expectations, the dongle was much better than I expected. I installed the Arcsoft TV Media software afterwards.
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Personally, I am not best pleased with the kit. I installed the drivers and software without incident. On windows its ok and does work but the software is a bit clunky.
Recommended to me by someone who also thought pretty highly of these widgets. Have to play back recordings thru August TV software as does not like Windows Media Centre no sound but this doesn’t matter Quality of recordings as per original. As advised I tuned the usb with my external, rooftop aerial.
I connected it to the roof aerial, some times the signals receiver drops when it feels like it My TV works perfectly well with the Roof Aerial, so I know it is not to do with the aerial signal qualityI guess the USB dongle doesnt always pick signal from aerial cable!
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It’s well detected under Windows and Linux, even the IR remote control works straight out of the box. This is exactly the same requirement as any expensive set top box would require for it to function correctly. It groups them together and you cant change that or I can’t!
The radio does the same thing which is actually quite useful. Let me say that I live in Southport Granada region and up here augus were amongst the first to be ‘switched over’. Only gripe would be that the channels are not in the same order as on a digital TV.
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I have high ceilings and an 8-foot step ladder, and even getting up that yielded no results. This is probably my best buy of this year and has replaced my TV. We don’t get a strong signal and had new aerial and mast amplifier installed before the switchover. Plugged Stick into 7 port powered usb expansion hub and it worked just as well.
For some reason dgb-t205 was unable to detect DAB radio stations and the settings for that section of the software seemed bent to use my usb webcan rather than the tv-tuner. 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.
August Dvb-t205 V2.0 USB Freeview TV Tuner Receiver and Recorder Stick for PC
Follow TechRadar Reviews on Twitter: As for the telescopic antenna Learn more about Amazon Prime. Yes, I have an external aerial socket next to my laptop so obviously had a good signal.
The disc is brand new and states suitable for windows 8. Removing duplicates we get both Southern and London here ; the radio programmes; the shopping channels and others I will never watch, left me with about 35 channels. Upon completion of the tuning, there were just 70 channels found including radio of course.
But since I run it on a Raspberry Pi B2 its just incredible. Then it worked like a charm. I plugged in the coaxial wire coming straight from my roof antenna and booster.
One person found this helpful. Item arrived very promptly I only gave 2 stars because of Daffodil, the item alone would get a lower score. The wine met my expectations, the dongle was much better than I expected. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.