Driver needed for TV Tuner Card

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    Their was one TV Tuner Card lying in my Office PC's
    So i picked it up & bring it to my home
    Now i inserted in my PC, my prob is i dont have its driver
    I dont know what exactly it is,
    it dosent have any name or serial no. or company brand name in it
    Pls help me to find out the Driver for this "Multimedia Controller"
     
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    Tell me on wat chipset is the TV Tuner card based on.If its Philips SAA713xxx den just googledat chip no. & u'll get urdriver
     
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    how to find out the chipset
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    It is a Pinnacle Dazzle card. Their budget tv tuner device. There are no drivers on their website. Download PCTV Steries drivers from www.pinnaclesys.com Should help. Or ask on the forum, someone would have the dazzle card.
     
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    how did u find that its an Pinnacle Dazzale Card........?
     
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    coz dazzle is pinnacle. Dazzle is their product trade name for value tv tuners. Dazzle series was mainly for their software/hardware to transfer videos from camcorders to PC effortlessly and editing them. To go in for a value tv tuner, they just decided to sell it in that name. They are off the market now, you wont see these cards. Moreover, is that card purchased in India? The sticker on the card should be of aditya infotech.
     
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    The big chip on the front side of the card is the main chipset.Note down d model no. andsearch 4 drivers on the net.
     
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    @assasin @Sourabh
    Thanks a Lot
    @Sourabh You have a Great Knowledge

    Pls help me once more.....................
    as i told my frnd gave it free of cost
    but i got only card n nothing else n i dont know wht else comes with this
    Pls tell me which software to download for this
    i think Pinnacle Studio will work.........?m i right
    also wht abt the remote
    Pls help me little more.......:)
     
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    I am not sure about the chip used in the dazzle tvtuner. Mostly it would be BT8x8 Chipset or some Conexant chipset. Head over to here and here

    These should take care of the drivers issue. You can then use any pvr software. I prever Chris TV over the rest.

    Remote is not a necessity. You can use the keyboard for navigation. Chris TV is such an awesome software, that you dont even need a keyboard. Everything is just a click away from the mouse.
     
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