TV Wonder™ 550 – A High Quality Personal Video Recorder for your PC
TV Wonder™ 550 is loaded with leading-edge TV technologies. Features such as its advanced 3D comb filter, noise reduction, automatic color control, and automatic gain control produce brilliant, sharp video that rivals high-end consumer television sets.
Loaded with abilities, you’ll be able to schedule, watch and record TV or listen to FM stations, making the TV Wonder™ 550 a fantastic media upgrade for your PC. This complete package further possesses the ability to allow you to watch the latest DVD title, author your own DVD, or convert your recorded TV shows to take with you on your Portable Media Player 1, 2. The entire experience is then elegantly packaged within Catalyst Media Center’s™ attractive, easy-to-use 3D interface.
All of the incredible media capabilities of the TV Wonder™ 550 expand your PC to explode beyond today’s standard computer uses. As a result, TV Wonder™ 550 is also the ideal solution for bringing the PC into the living room, coupled with the hot new PC home Theater-style cases.
# TV Wonder™ 550 offers a superior TV viewing experience on your PC. Video enhancement technologies that include 3D comb filtering and noise reduction produce a sharp, clear video image. Hardware MPEG-2 encoding ensures a high quality video capture that can be easily transferred to DVD 2, 3. Listen to your favorite FM stations while you work or surf the net. Catalyst Media Center™ completes the experience as it allows you to play the latest DVD titles, author a DVD from your own video library, or convert video into a format that allows you to load your portable video player to take your favorite TV shows on the road1, 2.
# Enhanced Video Quality for a Premium Viewing Experience
3D comb filtering provides a sharper image providing clean, crisp video.
# Watch, Pause, and Record from a number of Media Sources
# TV Wonder™ 550 enables a PC to gain access to a number of media sources including TV, FM radio, and analog audio/video. The Personal Video Recorder enables you to pause live TV or schedule recordings for later viewing. Attach the FM antenna and listen to your favorite stations as you work. The audio/video input block adds the ability to watch and capture video from your VCR and camcorder.
# Hot New Interface loaded with even more Media abilities
# Catalyst Media Center™ further adds the ability to watch the latest DVD movie or author your own DVD from a library of TV programs and captured home videos1, 2. With Avivo™ Video Converter, capture or convert your favorite recorded TV programs to one of a number of formats including MPEG-2, MPEG-4, WMV9, DivX and H.264, enabling you to transfer this video to your portable media device.
# Large, bright easy-to-read buttons and clear, colorful icons pave a quick path to where you want to go.