External Desktop PAL TV Tuner Box Model CMT345 Dual Mode Broadcast & Cable Ready w/ RGB Converter
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External Set Top PAL TV Tuner Box

Model CMT345 Dual Mode Over The Air Broadcast & Cable Reception w/ VGA/RGB Converter


Professional STB analog tuner/receiver, retain last viewed channel in power outage, sharp picture and excellent sound!

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Model CMT345 PAL Analog TV Tuner Box & Multimedia Video Scaler/Converter/Switcher PAL TV Tuner Box & Multimedia Video Scaler/Converter

The CMT345 is a high quality video scaler that delivers glitch free display of a PAL source on any HDTVs LCD and Plasma screens, including PC monitors. With adjustment buttons front panel and infrared remote control, this unit allows easy adjustments of the picture, sound, channels, reolution and TV system to output high quality picture to whatever monitor is being used.

Watch high-resolution cable TV or sharp DVD pictures on any LCD TV monitor, Plasma TV, projector or other VGA displays. The input video signals can be scaled up to 1024x768 Pixels, which matches the native resolution of most LCD projectors for optimal performance.

This unit supports total of 5 video inputs. That means you can have coaxial cable for CATV, Composite video, S-Video, Component video (YCbCr) and PC inputs for multiple device switching at a time. Operation and controls can be done by using the IR remote controller or by the manual push buttons on the unit.

Stand Alone External PAL TV Tuner

The RF coax input of this unit is reserved for input of cable TV or external antenna for broadcast TV via air. Featured with the advanced Philips TV tuner module built in, this video processor delivers sharp and crystal clear TV video quality for all big screen flat panel TV displays with composite RCA inputs or monitors with VGA inputs.

This Philips TV tuner supports all PAL cable TV channel frequencies ranged from 54MHzz to 810MHz. Channel memorizing function allows user to program favorite TV channels into a list for ease of selection.

Model CMT345 PAL Analog TV Tuner Box & Multimedia Video Scaler-Converter-Switcher Model CMT345 PAL Analog TV Tuner Box & Multimedia Video Scaler-Converter-Switcher


Use Your American TV Around The World!

STANDARDS SUPPORTED WHERE TO USE?
PAL-I, PAL-D/K, PAL-B/G, SECAM-D/K, SECAM-B/G MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA, EUROPE, AUSTRALIA, FAR EAST


Excellent Coax CATV To RCA Video Audio Demodulator Model CMT345 PAL Analog TV Tuner Box & Multimedia Video Scaler-Converter-Switcher

This unit can be used as a perfect external TV tuner for those HDTV sets or monitors without analog cable TV tuner. Simply connect the coax cable from wall plug into this demodulator to convert your cable TV signals into composite video and audio signals via RCA connectors for hookup with other A/V equipments.

Great external TV tuner for all video monitors, TV displays and video recorders. Excellent add-on device for your VCR, DVD player if they do not have tuner inside.

The converted RCA video and audio signals from the coax CATV input can also be used for video recorders, media servers, A/V receivers, wireless transmitter or simply for 2nd TV display.

Picture-In-Picture Support

This unit allows users to show TV programs or DVD movie together with the computer screen if a PC is connected to this unit. With this PIP feature, you can work on the computer and keep an eye on your TV shows or DVD movie on the same screen so never miss a show or your favorite sports event ! Model CMT345 PAL Analog TV Tuner Box & Multimedia Video Scaler-Converter-Switcher

  • PIP Zoom: This function allows PC image as the main screen with a video sub screen inserted. The video sub window can vary in 3 sizes from 1/4, 1/9 & 1/16 of the screen and able to be relocated to anywhere on the computer screen.
  • PIP(Picture-in-Picture) Input: Select the desired input source to be displayed on the video sub-window on the computer screen.
  • PIP audio: Allows users to select the audio channel for the video sub window from TV, c-video, s-video, component input.





Features

  • High quality video line doubler and scaler with full-featured PAL TV tuner
  • Stand alone external Philips TV tuner module for those TVs or video monitor without tuners built in
  • Great coaxial demodulator for converting coax CATV signals into composite video and audio signals in RCA fashion for TV, video recorders, A/V receivers, wireless transmitter kit and so on
  • Full-featured TV tuner:
    • All frequency/full TV/CATV channel scan with channel memorizing function for broadcast or cable TV with channel auto scan
    • PLL frequency synthesizer/full channel memory
    • Antenna/Cable auto programming and TV channel memory
    • TV tuner pass-through feature for extra viewing on a second display or video recording via video recorder
    • MTS & SAP Stereo audio support for Multi-channel Television Sound and Separate Audio Program
  • Progressive scan output for flicker- free viewing experience.
  • Selectable VGA or RGBHV output resolutions up to XGA 1024x768 pixels.
  • 5 selectable video inputs: Coax, S-Video, Composite Video, Component Video and PC inputs
  • Supports worldwide video inputs with automatic 50/60 Hz field rate conversion
  • Sleep Timer: support pre-determined time schedule (from 10 - 120 minutes) for automatically turning off the module
  • Advanced video processing technology implement:
    • 3D motion adaptive de-interlacing to ensure jaggy-free picture
    • Advanced color space conversion with smooth motion picture enhancement
    • Digital level transient improvement (DLTI) to enhance image definition for crisp and clear images
    • Digital color luminance transient improvement (DCTI) to reduce color smear luminance for true color definition
    • Superior DVD video quality with 3:2/2:2 pull-down recovery
    • Adaptive non-linear video noise filter to reduce signal interference between pixels
  • Supports Video Over VGA (picture-on-picture) so users can have computer screen and the video channel displayed at the same time
  • Stereo sound input/output - Audio output from the DVD, VCR, Game Console can be routed to any Hi-Fi amplifier or powered speakers
  • Audio loop-through from both video sources and PC source
  • OSD(on-screen-display) control for system functions and picture adjustments for >Brightness/Contrast/Color/Hue/Sharpness and Tint adjustment
  • Easy operation by push buttons on the unit or controlled by using remote controller.
  • Last-minute status memory - unit will return to a former condition( the last selected video input, the last TV channel watched, etc) after power outage or power cycling experienced. Great convenience for multimedia control room operation.


Model CMT345 PAL Analog TV Tuner Box & Multimedia Video Scaler/Converter/Switcher





Enhenced Video Processing

Advanced Progressive Scan Converter

Model CMT345 PAL Analog TV Tuner Box & Multimedia Video Scaler/Converter/Switcher With the cutting edge Progressive Scan technology and 3D motion adoptive de-interlacing, this unit helps minimize jagged edges on angled lines, which is typical problem occurred watching standard definition TV signals or analog videos on a big screen display.

This video processor delivers great video clarity and sharpness so you can enjoy the sharp image and high-resolution digital display on your big screen HDTV set, LCD TV, home theater projector or computer monitor through the VGA or RGBHV connection.

The built-in video processor also implements advanced color space conversion with smooth motion picture enhancement to optimize the conversion process and outputs in progressive scan formats for flicker-free motion pictures.

Model CMT345N NTSC Analog TV Tuner Box & Multimedia Video Scaler/Converter/Switcher

Advanced Video Processor Engine

With image enhancement technologies implemented, such as Color Transient Improvement (CTI) for reduced color smear Luminance, and Level Transient Improvement (LTI) for enhanced details, this converter produces greater detail for a more true-to-life image. Model CMT345 PAL Analog TV Tuner Box & Multimedia Video Scaler/Converter/Switcher

  • Digital level transient improvement (DLTI) to enhance image definition for crisp and clear images.
  • Digital color luminance transient improvement (DCTI) to reduce color smear luminance for true and brilliant color definition.
  • Special 3D motion adaptive de-interlacing to ensure jaggy-free picture.
  • Advanced color space conversion with smooth motion picture enhancement.
  • Adaptive non-linear video noise filter to reduce signal interference between pixels.
  • Automatic scan rate conversion.
  • Superior DVD video quality with 3:2/2:2 pull-down recovery. Movie mode reverse 3:2 pull down to remove Jitters by transferring 24 frames movie mode signal into 30 frames/sec for motion picture display.

MTS & SAP Stereo Audio Support

This multimedia unit enhances your TV viewing with quality stereo sound. This tuner module supports MTS/SAP (Multi-channel Television Sound/Separate Audio Program) which receives full stereo television broadcasts, and bilingual broadcasts including news and weather reports.

Users can press the button of the remote to select from Stereo, SAP or Mono audio modes from the video source. Audio output can also be routed to any Hi-Fi amplifier or powered speakers.






Easy Installation


Input Output Terminals

Model CMT345 PAL Analog TV Tuner Box & Multimedia Video Scaler/Converter/Switcher

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Progressive Scan HDTV Display:

Now you can connect the CMT345 to your TV/Display Monitor through Component (YPrPB) connection to enable Progressive Scan HDTV quality viewing.

Simply, use the VGA to Component cable adapter:
Attach the VGA connector to the tuner's VGA output, plug the RCA jacks in to your TV/monitor Red/Green/Blue RCA Component inputs. Configure your TV set to accept signal through Component input.

The VGA to Component Cable adapter is optional.







Easy OSD System Setup


This unit supports manual operation via push buttons in addition to remote controller. On-Screen setup menu includes:

  • Input source selection

  • Picture quality adjustment

  • Sound audio selection

  • TV channel programming

  • Output resolution selection

  • Other setups for PIP, sleep timer and on/off of the input/output information on the screen.


Model CMT345 PAL Analog TV Tuner Box & Multimedia Video Scaler/Converter/Switcher


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Where To Use?

Analog TV Tuner & Multi-Purposed Video Switcher Scaler

This unit supports total of 5 different video inputs. That means you can have coaxial cable for CATV, Composite video, S-Video, 480i/576i component video and 1 PC VGA 15-pin input for multiple device switching at a time.

The output resolution can be scaled up in 4 levels ranging from 640x480 pixels, 800x600 pixels and up to 1024x768 pixels, great for LCD TV, Plasma TV, Projection TV,HD monitor, LCD/TFT/CRT VGA monitors. Model CMT345 PAL Analog TV Tuner Box & Multimedia Video Scaler/Converter/Switcher

It accepts multiple video device inputs from:

  • Coaxial cable for CATV
  • Desktop/Laptop PC/Mac or other VGA sources
  • Digital cable box
  • HD set top box
  • Camcorder
  • Video cameras/CCTV surveillance cameras
  • VCR/DVD player
  • Video game consoles
  • PVR/DSR/DVR/Tivo
  • Satellite receiver/DVB set up box
  • All other video sources





Specifications

  • Video Inputs:
    • TV Input: Coaxial (RF)
    • Video 1 Input: Composite Video Input
    • Video 2 Input: S-Video Input
    • Video 3 Input: Component Video Input
    • VGA Input: 15 pin D-sub connector
  • Video Output:
    • Compositet Video output (PAL to PAL pass-through only)
    • VGA Output:15 pin DB
    • Component output (with VGA to Component cable adapter)
  • Demodulator Output
    • Coax cable TV demodulation port in composite RCA connector
  • Audio Inputs:
    • Audio 1 Input: Composite RCA connectors x 2
    • Audio 2 Input: 3.5 mm stereo phone jack x 1 
  • Audio Output:
    • 3.5 mm stereo phone jack x 1
  • Selectable Video Output Resolutions
    • 640x480 pixels
    • 800x600 pixels
    • 1024x768 pixels (optimal)
  • Video Adjustment  Function Support:
    • Brightness
    • Contrast
    • Color
    • Hue
    • Sharpness>
    • Tint
  • CATV Audio Mode Settings
    • Stereo
    • SAP (for channels with second language options)
    • Mono
    • Mute
  • Power Supply
    • DC12V@500~800 mA





What's In The Package?

  • Model CMT345N TV Tuner Box & Multimedia Video Scaler/Converter
  • 15pin D-Sub  VGA cable male to male x 1
  • A/V cable set (3 RCA to 3 RCA) x 1
  • RCA audio left & right channel to 3.5 mm stereo adapter cable
  • Remote Controller
  • Power Adapter: 12V 800mA center positive
  • Operation Manual
  • Vertical Stand




Model CMT345 PAL Analog TV Tuner Box & Multimedia Video Scaler/Converter/Switcher



DISCLAIMER: For improvement purposes, the design and specifications of this unit are subject to change without prior notice.


External Desktop PAL TV Tuner Box Model CMT345 Dual Mode Broadcast & Cable Ready w/ RGB Converter.


TV Video Standards By Country

All the SECAM/PAL/NTSC multisystem video converters in display on this website are compatible with countries' standards listed in the table below:


COUNTRY VHF UHF DVD REGIONS
AFGHANISTAN PAL/SECAM B    5
ALBANIA PAL B PAL G  2
ALGERIA PAL B PAL G  5
ANGOLA PAL I    5
ARGENTINA PAL N PAL N  4
AUSTRALIA PAL B PAL G  4
AUSTRIA PAL B PAL G  2
AZORES PAL B    
BAHAMAS NTSC M    4
BAHRAIN PAL B PAL G  2
BANGLADESH PAL B    5
BARBADOS NTSC M    4
BELGIUM PAL B PAL H  2
BERMUDA NTSC M    
BOLIVIA NTSC M NTSC M  4
BOTSWANA PAL I    5
BRAZIL PAL M PAL M  4
BRUNEI PAL B PAL B  
BULGARIA SECAM D SECAM K  2
BURKINA FASO SECAM K1    5
BURMA NTSC M    
BURUNDI SECAM K1    5
CAMBODIA NTSC M    3
CAMEROON PAL B PAL G  5
CANADA NTSC M NTSC M < 1
CANARY ISLANDS PAL B    2
CHAD SECAM K1    5
CHILE NTSC M NTSC M  4
CHINA PAL D    6
COLOMBIA NTSC M NTSC M  4
COSTA RICA NTSC M NTSC M  4
CROATIA PAL B PAL G  2
CUBA NTSC M NTSC M  4
CYPRUS PAL B< PAL G  
CZECH REPUBLIC PAL D PAL K  2
DAHOMEY SECAM K1    
DENMARK PAL B PAL G  2
DJIBOUTI SECAM B SECAM G  5
DOMINICAN REP NTSC M NTSC M  4
ECUADOR NTSC M NTSC M  4
EGYPT SECAM B/PAL B SECAM G/PAL G  2
EL SALVADOR NTSC M NTSC M  4
EQUAT. GUINEA PAL B    5
ESTONIA PAL B (was SECAM) PAL D  5
ETHIOPIA PAL B PAL G  5
FIJI PAL B    
FINLAND PAL B PAL G  2
FRANCE SECAM L SECAM L  2
FRENCH POLYNESIA SECAM K1    
GABON SECAM K1    5 
GAMBIA PAL I    5
GERMANY PAL B PAL G  2
GHANA PAL B PAL G  5
GIBRALTAR PAL B PAL H  2
GREECE PAL B (was SECAM) PAL G  2
GREENLAND NTSC/PAL B    2
GUADELOUPE SECAM K1    
GUAM NTSC M    1
GUATEMALA NTSC M NTSC M  4
GUINEA PAL K    5
GUYANA (FRENCH) SECAM K1    4
HONDURAS NTSC M NTSC M  4
HONG KONG   PAL I  3
HUNGARY SECAM D/PAL SECAM K/PAL  2
ICELAND PAL B PAL G  2
INDIA PAL B    5
INDONESIA PAL B PAL G  3
IRAN SECAM B SECAM G  2
IRAQ SECAM B    2
IRELAND PAL I PAL I  2
ISRAEL PAL B PAL G  2
ITALY PAL B PAL G  2
IVORY COAST SECAM K1    5
JAMAICA NTSC M    4
JAPAN NTSC M NTSC M  2
JORDAN PAL B PAL G  2
KENYA PAL B PAL G  5
KOREA NORTH PAL    5
KOREA SOUTH NTSC M NTSC M  3
KUWAIT PAL B    2
LATVIA PAL D (was SECAM) PAL K  5
LEBANON SECAM B SECAM G  2
LIBERIA PAL B PAL H  5
LIBYA SECAM B SECAM G  5
LITHUANIA PAL D (was SECAM) PAL K  5
LUXEMBOURG PAL B/SECAM L PAL G/SEC L  2
MADAGASCAR SECAM K1    5
MADEIRA PAL B    
MALAGASY SECAM K1    
MALAWI PAL B PAL G  5
MALAYSIA PAL B    3
MALI SECAM K1    5
MALTA PAL B PAL H  2
MARTINIQUE SECAM K1   
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MAURITANIA SECAM B    5
MAURITIUS SECAM B    5
MEXICO NTSC M NTSC M  4
MONACO SECAM L    2
MONGOLIA SECAM D    5
MOROCCO SECAM B    5
MOZAMBIQUE PAL B    5
NAMIBIA PAL I    5
NEPAL PAL B    
NETHERLANDS PAL B PAL G  2
NETH. ANTILLES NTSC M NTSC M  
NEW CALEDONIA SECAM K1    
NEW GUINEA PAL B PAL G  4
NEW ZEALAND PAL B PAL G  4
NICARAGUA NTSC M NTSC M  4
NIGER SECAM K1    5
NIGERIA PAL B PAL G  5
NORWAY PAL B PAL G  2
OMAN PAL B PAL G  2
PAKISTAN PAL B    5
PANAMA NTSC M NTSC M  4
PARAGUAY PAL N PAL N  4
PERU NTSC M NTSC M  4
PHILIPPINES NTSC M NTSC M  3
POLAND PAL D PAL K  2
PORTUGAL PAL B PAL G  2
PUERTO RICO NTSC M NTSC M  1
QATAR PAL B    2
REUNION SECAM K1    
RUMANIA PAL D PAL K  2
RUSSIA SECAM D SECAM K  5
RWANDA SECAM K1    5
SABAH/SAWARA PAL B    
ST. KITTS NTSC M NTSC M  
SAMOA (US) NTSC M    1
SAUDI ARABIA SECAM-B/PAL-B SECAM G  2
SENEGAL PAL    5
SEYCHELLES PAL B PAL G  5
SIERRA LEONE PAL B PAL G  5
SINGAPORE PAL B PAL G  
SLOVAK REPUBLIC PAL PAL  2
SOMALIA PAL B PAL G  5
SOUTH AFRICA PAL I PAL I  2
SPAIN PAL B PAL G  2
SRI LANKA PAL B    5
SUDAN PAL B PAL G  5
SURINAM NTSC M NTSC M  4
SWAZILAND PAL B PAL G  
SWEDEN PAL B PAL G  2
SWITZERLAND PAL B PAL G  2
SYRIA SECAM B    2
TAHITI SECAM K1    
TAIWAN NTSC M NTSC M  3
TANZANIA PAL B PAL B  5
THAILAND PAL B    3
TOGO SECAM K    5
TRINIDAD TOBAGO NTSC M NTSC M  4
TUNISIA SECAM B    5
TURKEY PAL B PAL G  
UGANDA PAL B PAL G  5
UKRAINE PAL / SECAM D-K    5
UNITED ARAB EMIR. PAL B PAL G  2
UNITED KINGDOM   PAL I  2
UPPER VOLTA SECAM K1    
URUGUAY PAL N PAL N  4
USA NTSC M NTSC M  1
VENEZUELA NTSC M NTSC M  4
VIETNAM PAL B PAL G  3
YEMEN PAL B    2
YUGOSLAVIA PAL B PAL G  2
ZAIRE SECAM K1    
ZAMBIA PAL B PAL G  5
ZIMBABWE PAL B PAL G  5

GLOSSARY:

  • NTSC: National Television System Committee. Developed in the USA, also used by other countries. Utilizing the USA power net 60Hz as refreshing frequency
  • PAL: Phase Alternation Line. Developed in Germany, also used by other countries. Utilizing the European power net 50Hz as refreshing frequency.
  • SECAM: Sequential Couleur Avec Memoire. Developed in France also used by other countries. Utilizing the European power net 50Hz as refreshing frequency.
  • MESECAM: Mediterranean SECAM, a SECAM sub-standard developed for use in the Middle East and still used by a few countries. TV reception and playback may be viewed with both PAL and SECAM TV sets.
  • PAL-60: A substandard of PAL used by some countries, utilizing 60Hz instead of 50Hz refreshing frequency.
  • NTSC 4.43: An NTSC substandard. Most modern playback machines are dual mode and will switch automatically between versions 3.XX and 4.XX. Older machines may require manual switching or an additional external converter.

 

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