How to Use TBS 6984 DVB-S2 Quad Tuner Card on MediaPortal TV Server

1. Introduction

TBS6984 PCI-E DVB-S2 Quad Tuner TV card supports 4 DVB-S2 TV channels receiving synchronously, which enables you to watch channel from one transponder/satellite while recording another 3 channels from another 3 transponders / satellites. Or you can download data from 4 transponders / satellites in the same time. While MediaPortal is an open-source media center software project, often considered an alternative to Windows Media Center,  It provides a 10-foot user interface for performing typical PVR/TiVo functionality, including playing, pausing, and recording live TV; playing DVDs, videos, and music; viewing pictures; and other functions. Plugins allow it to perform additional tasks, such as watching online video, listening to music from online services such as Last.fm, and launching other applications such as games. It interfaces with the hardware commonly found in HTPC, such as TV tuners, infrared receivers, and LCD displays. Here is a guide on how to streaming satellite TV channels on MediaPortable TV server with using TBS6984. Continue reading How to Use TBS 6984 DVB-S2 Quad Tuner Card on MediaPortal TV Server

User Manual: How to Use TBS6991 to Watch Satellite Encrypted TV on Window Media Center

TBS6991 PCI-E DVB-S2 Dual Tuner Dual CI card is the high end satellite TV tuner built with dual Common Interface support, which allows insertion of two CAMs and two smartcards for recording two different PayTV( encrypted) channels at the same time. After its release, it is widely popular with satellite hobbyists and IPTV providers. This articles will focus on how to use TBS6991 to watch satellite or PayTV on Window Media Center.

Part 1: Hardware Installation

Disconnect the power and remove computer cover. You will see an empty PCI Express slot at the right side of the mother board. Just insert TBS6991 into the PCIe slot and fix the card bracket with screw. Please make sure the card fit PCIe slot tightly. The next is to put back the computer cover and connect the IR receiver to the TBS6991 card.

Note: Make sure that your satellite dish aimed at the right satellite and connect dish LNB to PCI card “LNB IN” with cable. Continue reading User Manual: How to Use TBS6991 to Watch Satellite Encrypted TV on Window Media Center

How to Use TBS6991 PCIE DVB S2 Dual Tuner Dual CI Card on DVBDream

TBS6991 is a new digital satellite TV tuner card developed by TBS. This new card has two dual tuners and dual CI slots, which enable you, insert two smartcard/CAMs watch the two encrypted satellite TV channels simultaneously. Here is a tutorial on how to use TBS6991 on DVBDream .

Part 1: TV Tuner Card Installation

Firstly, you need open your computer cover and find an available PCI express slot. And then insert TBS6991 into the PCIe slot and fix the card bracket with screw. Continue reading How to Use TBS6991 PCIE DVB S2 Dual Tuner Dual CI Card on DVBDream

How to Use TBS6981 to Watch TV on Windows7 Media Center

TBS6981 PCI-E DVB-S2 Dual Tuner TV Card is a classic satellite TV tuner card from TBS. TBS6981 has two tuners, which enables you watch channels from one satellite transponder while recording another channels from another one. It is also a good choice for IPTV providers. Here is a tutorial on how to run TBS 6981 on Window7 Media Center.

Step 1: Install the TV Tuner Card’s Hardware

As an internal TV tuner card, you should shut down your computer and disconnect all cords and wires from the back of the computer tower. Then, take off the left-side panel of the PC by unscrewing it with a screwdriver. You will see an empty PCI express slot (peripherals component interface). Insert TBS6981 into the PCI express slot, and secure it to the computer tower frame by using the supplied screw. Now your TV tuner card is installed. Next, you should install all the drivers on your computer to set up the TV tuner card. Continue reading How to Use TBS6981 to Watch TV on Windows7 Media Center

How to Use TBS6981 Watch and Record Satellite TV Channels on TBSViewer

Introduction

TBS6981 is a PCI Express interface digital satellite TV Tuner card with two tuners for watching and recording Free to Air satellite TV on PC. The two tuners enable you to watch TV channel from one transponder/satellite while recording another channel from another transponder/ satellite at the same time. It’s ready with Windows BDA driver and works fine with many DVB software Devices.

TBSViewer is TBS OEM media Player, which bases on DVBViewer technology and enables you to explore digital television and radio programs on your home PC. It is free and user-friendly. It comes with the TBS cards and work great. Here is a manual on how to use TBS6981 DVB S2/S PCIE dual tuner TV card on TBSViewer. Continue reading How to Use TBS6981 Watch and Record Satellite TV Channels on TBSViewer

How to Watch and Record TBS6981 on DVBDream

This guide will show how to use TBS 6981 DVB S2 PCI express dual tuner TV card on DVBDream.

Step1: TV Tuner Card Hardware and Software Installation.

As an internal TV tuner card, you have to power off the computer, remove computer cover and take out cover panel of PCIe slot in which you want to put the TBS6981 satellite TV card. Insert the card in PCIe slot and fix card bracket with screw. Make sure the card fit in PCIe slot tightly. Put back computer cover. Please remember to set your satellite dish aimed at the right satellite. Connect dish LNB to PCI card “LNB IN” with cable.

The next is to install software for TBS 6981 PCIe DVB-S2 Dual TV Tuner Card. The TBS manufacturer has attached the window and Linux drivers on CD package. Take Window system as example. Insert the CD into your CD-ROM. Click “Install Driver” while auto-run appears. Choose the proper TV drivers according to your running system. Continue reading How to Watch and Record TBS6981 on DVBDream

User Manual: How to Use TBS6928 to Watch TV on Windows7 Media Center

Watching satellite PayTV programs is one of the most popular options in today’s viewing market.Hundreds of excellent channels, clear reception, and an ability to receive programming from all over the world are among the benefits of satellite TV. Though it might be a little expensive of subscription fees, people still enjoy great funs from the PayTV service. Recently TBS has developed and released a new DVB S2 card which is specially designed to watch PayTV on PC. TBS6928 is an external PCIe DVB S2 TV Card with CI  slot. It is equipped with a CAM slot at the left of the card for plug-in CAM, which ensures you to connect a CAM with a compatible Pay-TV Smartcard subscription to enjoy Pay-TV channels. This article will focus on how to us TBS6928 watch PayTV on Window Media Center. Continue reading User Manual: How to Use TBS6928 to Watch TV on Windows7 Media Center