SOURCE: Diamond Multimedia

September 25, 2007 17:43 ET

Diamond Multimedia Announces Two New XtremeTV Products: Diamond XtremeTV HDTV110 and VC500

CHATSWORTH, CA--(Marketwire - September 25, 2007) - Diamond Multimedia, a leading provider of multimedia products, announced the release of the new Diamond XtremeTV HDTV110 and VC500 TV tuners. HDTV110 is an over-the-air HDTV, UHF/VHF (75ohm) and analog cable receiver with portable antenna, allowing users to watch TV anytime on the laptop or PC. The VC500 is a one-touch video capture device.

Diamond XtremeTV HDTV 110

The HDTV110 is a PenDrive size, USB 2.0 dual tuner system TV receiver allowing users to receive Free over the Air HDTV (ATSC) and high quality analog TV signals to watch on your PC. It has an advanced, silicon analog TV tuner for hyper band cable and worldwide terrestrial antenna reception. The portable device is entirely powered off of the USB bus so no extra power adapter is required.

With the included software and infrared remote, users can schedule recordings; pause, rewind and replay up to 1080i resolution TV shows; and playback MP3s, digital phones, videos, recorded TV and DVD. The product supports Electronic Program Guide (EPG) and scheduled recording, as well as full territory and channel name recognition.

Diamond XtremeTV VC500

The Diamond XtremeTV VC500 is easy to use and captures videos with the touch of the start/stop button. The VC500 can capture video and audio from almost any video device, such as VCR, Camcorder, DVD player, or any device supporting video output through an S-Video or composite RCA connection. The Ulead Video Studio SE software allows video editing. With the included software it can preserve your VHS tape, and burns the video into a DVD/VCD.

System requirements for both the HDTV110 and VC500 include a Pentium® 4.14GHz or equivalent AMD Athlon™ CPU, Microsoft® Windows® XP with latest service pack, 256MB of system memory, 300MB disk space for driver and application, 1024x768 DirectX® 10 & 9.0 compatible graphics card, a CD or DVD ROM drive for installation and one available USB 2.0 port. The provided D-sub video/audio input combo cable must be used with the Composite video-in and S video-in jack for video and a stereo audio input-R/L RCA jack for audio.

About Diamond Multimedia

For the past two decades, Diamond Multimedia has been widely recognized as a pioneer in the graphics, sound and communications industries and as a key player in launching the multimedia revolution. Through the process of specialization, multimedia companies have become nearly extinct, each concentrating on a few aspects but never again addressing a complete experience. In that time evolution and natural selection has transformed Diamond into a new type of multimedia company, a company that brings all of the differing technologies together under one brand. Diamond Multimedia is partnered with some of the top technology companies including AMD as ATI graphics provider.

Diamond provides the absolute best quality in advanced graphics, digital television, communications and sound hardware solutions for home and business users, enabling users to create, access and experience compelling new media content from their desktops and through the internet.

Diamond products are available to the public throughout North America through retailers, resellers and systems integrators as well as top technology product distributors. Diamond products stand for performance, quality and value. Corporate headquarters are located in Chatsworth, California.

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Contact Information

  • Press contacts:

    Katy Luong
    Diamond Multimedia, USA
    Email Contact
    T: 818 534 1414

    Michel Corbett
    Diamond Multimedia, Europe
    Email Contact
    T: +32 3 444 05 88