October 27, 2009 08:15 ET

AVerMedia Announces Its Windows 7 Student Edition TV Tuner and Promotion

The Company Is Working With Microsoft to Bring Students the Ultimate in Fun and Entertainment by Offering a Special Price on Its Popular AVerTV Hybrid Volar MAX Student Edition

MILPITAS, CA--(Marketwire - October 27, 2009) - AVerMedia® Information, Inc. USA, a leading provider of Digital Multimedia Technology, today announced its student edition AVerTV Hybrid Volar MAX (MODEL #: H826SK) and promotion to coincide with the much anticipated release of Windows 7. The promotion includes for a limited-time a $10 mail-in rebate on its AVerTV Hybrid Volar MAX education edition for students, faculty and staff. Normally priced at $59.99, students not only get the benefit of full compatibility with Windows 7 and Windows Media Center out-of-the-box, they can also enjoy crisp, clear TV viewing on their Windows 7 PC or laptop from anywhere, any time for only $49.99.

Microsoft is planning a Windows 7 college tour to 189 campuses with 225 Windows 7 experts and student reps to educate students, teachers and faculty on the wonders of Windows 7. The reps will be outfitted with laptops running Windows 7 Professional, Microsoft Office Ultimate 2007 and the AVerMedia AVerTV Hybrid Volar MAX, so students get to experience first-hand the fun and entertainment of Windows 7.

"We understand that students have a limited budget, so it's important to offer them advanced entertainment products at a price they can afford," said Stephen Dix, vice president of sales, Multimedia Division at AVerMedia Information, Inc. USA. "By aligning with Microsoft for this initiative, we are offering the student community products that seamlessly integrate into their new Windows 7 environment along with the fun and excitement that comes along with it."

The AVerTV Hybrid Volar MAX allows users to easily enjoy analog and unencrypted digital cable entertainment and view over-the-air digital channels in HD with full PVR (Personal Video Recorder) functions. The product is compatible with Windows 7 Media Center, right out of the box. The Time-Shifting feature allows you to control HDTV programs via the optional Windows Media Center remote control to pause, fast-forward or rewind Live TV. Other optional accessories include the Composite (RCA) Cable/S-Video input adaptor, which allows for connections to Cable/Satellite Set-Top-Box receiver and optional portable antenna for Over-The-Air ATSC digital broadcast reception.

For more information on AVerMedia and its mobile digital entertainment solutions and to obtain $10 mail in rebate form (valid for students, faculty and staff with .edu email addresses) please visit

About AVerMedia Information, Inc. USA

AVerMedia is the technology leader in Digital Multimedia Video Convergence Technology. Aside from its full line of TV Tuners and Personal Video Recorder products, AVerMedia provides Hardware and Software DVR Board Security Systems, Document Cameras, Digital Video Makers, TV Photo Viewers, and PC-to-TV Converters for consumer and corporate/educational markets. AVerMedia also partners with ODMs for the development of AVerMedia's technologies for integration applications.


AVerMedia uses RoHs Certified manufacturing processed metals and plastics. Products are not only committed to RoHS/WEEE Directive, but conduct EMI and safety countermeasure to ensure consumers' health and environment protection. All products are available with lead-free finishes and flame retardant.

AVerMedia is a registered trademark of AVerMedia Technologies, Inc. All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Contact Information

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    Kelly Reeves
    KLR Communications, Inc.
    Tel: 949-509-1888
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    Raymond Moore
    AVerMedia Information, Inc.
    Tel: 408-263-3828 Ext. 2119
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