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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 Watch and Record Satellite TV Channels on TBSViewer


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 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

Knowledge about DVB

What is DVB?

The Digital Video Broadcasting Project (DVB) is an industry-led consortium of around 250 broadcasters, manufacturers, network operators, software developers, regulatory bodies and others in over 35 countries committed to designing open technical standards for the global delivery of digital television and data services. Continue reading

Customer Reviews for TBS6981 Dual DVB-S2 PCIe TV Tuner Card

TBS6981 DVB-S2 TV Tuner Card is a star product of our TBS Technologies, it supports to watching channel from one transponder/satellite while recording another channel from another transponder/satellite. It compatible with Linux MythTV, VDR, XBMC and Windows 7 Media Center, it can watch Freesat TV, it sells well with high-quality, affordable price and excellent service……

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