DVB-T Cards

Prospective Buyers are encouraged to read this guide before purchasing

Technisat AirStar 2 DVB-T

Technisat AirStar 2 DVB-T without DNTV Live! Software

Especially recommended for our Linux and Media Center Customers

Equipment characteristics

  • Reception of digital DVB-T television, radio channels and teletext
  • Reception of data services via antenna (Multicast/Unicast, MPE)
  • Plug & Play
  • PCI card
  • Input Frequencies
    VHF: 174 - 230 MHz
    UHF: 471 - 860 MHz
  • RF-level: -65 to -20 dBm
  • Channel Bandwidth: 7/8 MHz

Bundled with DVB Viewer TE a great DVB application



Input Connections

1x Coax Antenna/ 1x Antenna pass thru output

Please note: the AirStar 2 provides a 5V/30mA current on the RF in for small
active antennas. If you use an antenna that creates a short circuit on the RF in, the tuner will be disabled and you will not be able to scan anything. In such cases, you are advised to use a DC-Block between the AirStar and the antenna used.

Minimum System Requirements

DxVA based VGA cards

Pentium 3 700MHz or faster for SD, Pentium 4 1.6GHz or faster (ATI Radeon series, Nvidia MX4, FX, 6000 series)

Non-DxVA based VGA cards

Pentium 4 1.6GHz or faster with 128M memory

Almost all recent VGAs

All systems

1 available PCI slot (avoid using the one directly under AGP graphic card)

DDR266 or faster memory

UDMA66 IDE controller-HDD for recording

Requires one PCI slot

Sound card with S/PDIF input(optional)

WindowsME, WindowsXP or Windows2000

Included software


Technisat AirStar 2 Windows software and drivers are to be downloaded from here

Check out these free tools for the AirStar 2 http://www.dvbviewer.com/en/index.php?page=downloads