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Elgato Systems EyeTV 250 Plus USB NTSC/ATSC HDTV Tuner for Mac

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The EyeTV 250 Plus from Elgato Systems is an external USB TV tuner for Mac. It turns your computer into a PVR by allowing you to watch and record ATSC digital and NTSC analog TV signals on your Mac. The small external device connects to your computer via a standard USB 2.0 connection. It lets you input video directly from a coaxial, RCA, or S-Video source. It comes with the EyeTV software package to watch and record TV, making it a great choice for watching and recording television programs on your Mac.

PVR Capabilities
The EyeTV 250 Plus turns your Mac into a powerful Personal Video Recorder. Video is recorded and compressed using hardware MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 compression, producing high quality video with a relatively small file size.
iPod Export
The included EyeTV software features a one-click iPod export. This lets you easily export video to watch on your iPod. You can even schedule an automatic export, allowing you to load your recorded programs quickly on your iPod for your morning commute.
Complete Solution
The EyeTV 250 Plus is a complete solution, featuring an integrated tuner as well as a remote control. This is the perfect companion for anyone wishing to turn their Front Row-equipped Mac mini into a true media center computer.
Analog Import
In addition to working with TV signals, you can also import video from any analog source. This allows you to convert old analog video tapes to a digital format, allowing you to archive them on your computer or on DVD.
Device Type USB 2.0
AV Formats
Video System ATSC, NTSC
Video Formats MPEG-1, MPEG-2
Aspect Ratio 4:3, 16:9
Audio Formats Stereo, Dolby Digital
FM None
TV Options
Time Shift Yes
Closed Caption Support None
Channel Preview Yes
TV Input 1x RF Coaxial
Video 1x RCA
1x S-Video
Audio 1x RCA Stereo
Agency Certifications FCC
System Requirements Computer: PowerPC G4, G5, or Intel Mac (G5 or Core Duo required for HD)
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.4
Memory: 256 MB (512 MB recommended)
Software: Toast 8 Basic (included) required for disc burning
Hardware: USB 2.0 port, Internet connection required to access Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
Dimensions (WxHxD) 2.5 x 1.1 x 4.1" (6.4 x 2.9 x 10.4cm)
Weight 0.3 lb (0.13kg)
Elgato Systems EyeTV 250 Plus USB NTSC/ATSC HDTV Tuner for Mac
  • Power Supply
  • Remote Control with Battery Pack
  • USB Cable
  • Break Out Cable for Composite, S-Video and Stereo Audio
  • Software CD-ROM with Eye TV Software, Roxio Toast 8 Basic Software, and PDF Product Manual
  • Quick Start Guide
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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