AMD Offers the Ultimate HDTV and DVR Experience

"TV Wonder™ 600 USB and TV Wonder™ 650 PCIe allow users to easily turn their PC into a feature-rich home theater"

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TV Wonder™ 600 USB and TV Wonder™ 650 PCIe allow users to easily turn their PC into a feature-rich home theater

AMD (NYSE: AMD) today introduced two new solutions that offer high-definition television (HDTV) viewing and digital video recording (DVR) capabilities on desktop and notebook PCs. With the launch of these two new multimedia products, AMD continues to blaze a leadership path in video capture that bridges the analog and digital HDTV worlds. With the external plug-and-play ATI TV Wonder™ 600 USB, a desktop or notebook PC easily becomes a feature-rich DVR for HDTVs.

The easy to install TV Wonder 650 Combo PCIe is a combo tuner that can capture both locally-available over-the-air and cable programming, including HDTV where available. The PCIe add-in card offers ClearQAM technology that captures unscrambled digital channels that may have previously been unavailable. Both products come with AMD’s Catalyst Media Center™ software, and integrate seamlessly with Windows Vista® Media Center and Windows® XP Media Center Edition.

“More and more, customers are using the PC as a digital hub for TV and video capture and these solutions put The Ultimate Visual Experience™ in reach of almost any PC user,” said Matt Skynner, vice president of marketing, Graphics Product Group, AMD. “These new HDTV tuner products provide a perfect complement to AMD’s graphics solutions, AMD LIVE!™ platforms, and AMD Turion™ 64 mobile technology-based notebooks – delivering simplified home theater PC options that come together for uncompromising visual quality and ease of use.”

The ATI TV Wonder 600 USB package includes a slim credit-card-sized IR remote control, A/V input adapter for video capture from a camcorder or VCR, and user-friendly Catalyst Media Center Software. Catalyst Media Center offers a simplified user interface optimized for TVs, an advanced electronic programming guide, DVD authoring and playback, video conversion and AMD LIVE! On Demand powered by Orb! for accessing the DVR from any computer with a broadband connectivity.

Extending the ATI TV Theater family, the ATI TV Wonder 650 Combo PCIe features ClearQAM tuning, allowing PC users to receive unencrypted digital content available from their local cable television provider. The ATI TV Wonder 650 Combo PCIe is a combo-tuner DVR, so users may switch between analog and digital TV to watch and record a digital TV program while simultaneously watching/recording an analog TV channel. The ATI TV Wonder 650 Combo PCIe also features high image quality, 3D comb filtering, and FM tuner.

The ATI TV Wonder 600 USB and ATI TV Wonder 650 Combo PCIe are scheduled to be widely available throughout North America by September 2007.

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09-07-2007, 05:51:39

riizza@hotmail.co.uk
I have beeen givern no tracking Number But was told it whould be here today
But its Not
Sort this out please Ive been on P sisnce i ordered it and no EMails I had to phone you!
my order number is 20083
GET IN CONTACT PLEASE

09-07-2007, 06:12:23

shiftlocked
A bit more information would be handy, as gear as we are we arent psychic :D , could you give us your order number please?

09-07-2007, 06:35:59

riizza@hotmail.co.uk
its there ? i wrote it

09-07-2007, 08:51:44

shiftlocked
Ooooppss sorry, thats what i get for not having my glasses on this morning! You called in this morning I believe? We are just waiting on stock of the Razer mice, theres a massive shortage of them in the uk at the moment but I believe we have some on the way to us. Just as soon as I have some information Ill get you updated.

11-07-2007, 06:52:45

riizza@hotmail.co.uk
im replying to the last post you said on the phone that it would be here today ?

but its not getting rather impatient Can you give me a set date when my orders will be at my door please
Thanks
Chris

11-07-2007, 07:05:10

shiftlocked
If you have an open RMA type issue with us then we kindly ask that emails be directed there instead of forums. The support staff rarely check these forums when dealing with issues of this nature.

I think that the items we are short on are due in today so Ill keep you posted.

Cheers

11-07-2007, 11:55:49

riizza@hotmail.co.uk
my emials never get answered i either phone you or whrite in teh forums

so has my order been sent out today ?

11-07-2007, 12:26:51

shiftlocked
Hmm, have you actually submitted a ticket, just done a search via your email address on the support system and at the moment I can't find anything on there for you.

The system will come up with a troubleshooter at times before final ticket submission whicn can be alittle confusing for people.

About your order, we are still awaiting our delivery of the Raptor as discussed on the phone the other day. We can ship out part tomorrow if thats of use so you have stuff for the weekend?


Found you on our system, the email address used for the ticket is different to that of your forums username

12-07-2007, 06:44:29

shiftlocked
Hi!

Order will be going out today for you. Sorry for the mix up and delay due to our suppliers.
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