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 in the same time. It’s ready with Windows BDA driver and Linux driver up to the latest kernel(Tested on Ubuntu,Fedora,Opensuse and other Linux distributions). It’s compatible with Windows7 Media Center, MediaPortal, DVBlink, DVBDream, DVBViewer, ProgDVB, Skynet, TSreader, XBMC，MythTV,VDRs and many other popular softwares.
TBS6981 PCI-E DVB-S2 Twin Tuner TV card is designed to fulfill the needs of watching/recording multiple satellite TV channels on PC simultaneously. With Single tuner TV card, you’re limited to watch one channel at one time only. While with this dual tuner TV card, you can watch two channels or watch one channel and record another channel without interference. Even more if you want to make full use of the recording capability of TBS6981, you may record two whole TS(Transponder Stream),one of which could contains maximum ten, twelve SD or HD TV channels into your PC hard disk. Which means you will be able to record up to 24 channels with TBS6981 in the same time. This feature contribute a lot especially when you are building up HTPC or IPTV streaming server.(There are thousands of TBS6981 cards running in different IPTV servers on 24/7 none stop working base worldwide which is a solid proof of the reliability of this device.)
You can use it to watch any free to air satellite TV programs in your region including Freesat HD if you are located in the UK. By using appropriate software, e.g. MediaPortal and its’ plugins, you may stream satellite TV contents to your iPhone, iPad or iPod.
Watch Satellite TV & listen to Radio on PC
DVB-S2/DVB-S SD or HD TV Receiving
Real Time and Scheduled Program Recording(PVR)
Dual Tuner for Recording Two Different Channels/Transponders
Time Shifting to Pause Live TV
Unicable/One Cable compatible