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Buy it if you want a device that you can easily plug in to multiple PCs or notebooks. During testing we used Compro’s DTV 2. The U is a neat little device that does what it’s supposed to and it won’t cost you too much. A nifty picture-in-picture feature is present in Compro DTV2. Cons Remote can’t be used unless it’s within line of sight of the unit; it struggled to detect channels in a location when the TV signal was weak. Brand Post Six must-haves for your next laptop purchase So, what do I want out of my next laptop and what must it include?

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Our first test unit exhibited a few problems whereby the tuner couldn’t pick up any channels in both of our test locations, but a replacement model confirmed that the first unit compeo just faulty.

Cons Remote can’t be used unless it’s within line of sight of the unit; it struggled to detect channels in a location when the TV signal was weak. If you have a powerful enough system, a big enough wide-screen monitor, or a dual monitor setup, you can watch TV while undertaking your regular PC activities and, with the Compro U, you can even set your Windows background to be your TV!

In the first location, everything came through loud and clear, however in the later location, the U’s tuner struggled to pick up all channels except Nine and ABC. Simply plug it in to whichever computer you feel like watching TV on; just remember that you need access to an antenna cable, and preferably a roof-top mounted antenna to get a good signal.

For recording, you can either use the scheduler to automate your recordings, or you can just start them manually by hitting the ‘record’ button.

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During testing we used Compro’s DTV 2. Simply install the drivers and the TV player software, in that order, and then plug it in to an available USB 2. Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. It takes about three seconds to switch from one channel to another. A digital TV tuner for a PC offers greater convenience than a dedicated set-top box when it comes to recording and archiving shows, mainly because some set-top boxes don’t allow you to efficiently transfer recorded shows to a PC.

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Recordings take a few seconds to start and stop, which can be a little frustrating, so make sure you start recording well before your favourite program begins. It’s a USB 2. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. Would you buy this?

Buy it if you want a device that you can easily plug in to a PC or notebook.

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Time-shifting is still not enabled by default a complaint we’ve had with past iterations of this softwarebut you can easily enable it from the main panel without having to venture to the right-click menu unlike in previous versions of Compro DTV. Pros Easy to use, Small size.

The unit is made of plastic, rather than heat-absorbing aluminium, and it has tiny vent holes compgo help keep it cool. I need power and lots of it.

We tested it in two different locations using roof-top mounted antennas and received good results in an area where the signal is strong, but less impressive results where the signal is weaker. Running the tuner for a full day, it didn’t get too hot, as some USB-based digital TV tuners tend to do, and was still perfectly safe to pick up and handle.

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View our privacy policy before signing up. The U is a neat little device that does what it’s supposed to and it won’t cost you too much.

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Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. Buy it if you want a device that you can easily plug in to multiple PCs or notebooks. Where the Compro U offers even more convenience is in its size and ease of installation.

The U’s tuner is not as sensitive as other digital TV tuners we have seen. The picture quality was above average and we had no problem viewing the standard definition and high definition channels that the unit detected. The U measures less than 9cm from the tip of its USB 2. However it did struggle to find channels in one of our test locations where the TV signal is weak, so if you’re in an area where your current reception is not up to scratch, then this unit may not perform as expected.

It did struggle to find channels in one of our test locations where the TV signal is weak, so if you’re in an area where your current reception is not up to scratch, then this unit may not perform as expected.

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Likewise, you can easily create a recording schedule by clicking on the scheduler icon. It has plenty of features and all are within easy reach on the main program panel. You can easily switch between these channels and bring background channels to the fore and vice versa. This makes it convenient to carry around with your notebook, but it’s also a quick and easy device to setup on your PC.

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