Having built a new PC some time ago to replace my old XP machine, TV recording was about all that it still did, so I thought it was time to transfer that across. I normally leave it on Sky News all day just because of the job I do Regardless if it is to be used like I do for work, for travelling of to give your kid or you an extra TV for when “she who must be obeyed” is watch 20 hours of Eastenders , Corry or the Damn Emmerdale thing! You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. Add to Cart Wishlist Compare. To start with, as I think everyone says, the aerial that it comes with is not worth much. I installed the drivers and software from the accompanying disc without any problems. Amazon has it too.

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Additional Information Name B-Grade: I installed the drivers and software from the accompanying disc without any problems.

August Dvb-t V USB Freeview TV Tuner Receiver and Recorder Stick for PC | eBay

So much for the propaganda about digital being more immune to interference. Please try again later. You can also pause live TV and start watching recorded TV before the recording is complete.

I’ve tried with the CrayCat drivers as well and still nothing. When it came to testing the aerial we were pleasantly surprised to find that the signal was strong, and the pictures dgb-t205 sound were as good as can be expected given the broadcast sources available.


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All reviewers Verified purchase only All reviewers All stars aubust star only 4 star only 3 star only 2 star only 1 star only All positive All critical All stars All formats Size: But the tuner itself is fuss free and does the job and what I bought it for.

You should be able to test operation without Tvheadend but without internet it will be difficult.

You need to reboot after plugging in the USB otherwise nothing is recognised! I must admit I connect mine to a portable Digital Aerial but only because I live in a low signal area.

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Can anyone confirm if this will work with a Raspberry Pi? If it works out of the box it seems worth it for less hassle. Having done this you can save the modified list. Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more.

Overall it works smoothly, if unable to connect to HD channels. Only registered users can write reviews. But since I run it on a Raspberry Pi B2 its just dvb-t2055. There is one on amazon – http: There’s also a remote control, but we’re not sure why you’d need one if you’re sitting in front of your computer.

August DVB T205 Pc/laptop USB Freeview TV Receiver and Recorder

All in all a decent USB tuner but don’t expect wonders for the price. So, I reinstalled the software and opted for 1 tuner and this gave me the right amount of channels and just 1 set. If they could sort out the periodic crashes and make it more reliable when my PC is left in sleep mode then it would be worth 5 stars.


I’m not sure if this is related to media center codecs or just the usb receiver in general is bad. Whether you like this device or not will probably depend on whether you run it on Windows or under Linux.

But every so often when I’ve left the computer asleep for a few days Media Centre wakes the PC up to record it causes the computer to crash and reboot and I miss recordings. None of the muxes are finding any serivces.

Media Centre recognises it as a 2nd tuner when I tune the channels. I installed it on the XP machine and again it augyst found straight away, but this time it also found odd stations.

You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. DAB needed a bit more signal. The tuner stick picked up channels of TV and radio. Customers also viewed these items. Be the first to review this product.

The Xbox stick is supported ootb since LE8. Also, the remote works like a charm although the infrared signal isn’t very powerful so you have to kind of point it directly at the IR receiver on the USB stick.