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Sabrent SBT-TVFM TV Tuner/Video Capture/FM Radio PCI Card with Remote Control

Sabrent SBT-TVFM TV Tuner/Video Capture/FM Radio PCI Card with Remote Control
alaAverage 3.4

62 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 reviews of Sabrent SBT-TVFM TV Tuner/Video Capture/FM Radio PCI Card with Remote Control. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Video Cards for all reviews.

On average, users rate this product 67/100.

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Consumer review by: MWCAdmiral (

Never got it to work correctly


Wouldn't recommend this, even to someone familiar with installing computer hardware.


Poor instructions. I routinely install parts in computers, so that didn't bother me too much, until I was unable to get this to work at all. So I uninstalled all the drivers and software, went to Sabrent's website and followed their instructions for...

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: theking (



You get what you pay for


Very poorly written software. Caused my PC to lock up

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: N/A (

SABRENT TV Tuner Video Capture Card FM Radio w/ Remote SBT-TVFM PCI Interface


This product is not work buying. I had looked at the $xx one but decided to go for this one. Not worth buying. I can take a cheap product working with limitations but this one is just unstable and destabilizing.


Image freezes too often. Installed it on my XP system and CODECs got messed up to the point where I cannot watch DVDs anymore. Some ks.sys driver file is creating hell. Blue screen and all the works. I remove the card and/or uninstall the software then...

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: Zach (

A No-Buy


Very few TV tuner cards seem to support 64-bit OSes in general. I can't imagine why.

Can't help you there

Never got a chance to try the actual card; WinXP 64-bit driver support is non-existent and the company has no plans for making a 64-bit driver at all. I tried sending a request for tech support to the company and haven't gotten a response (over a...

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: Tom Cook (



I thought I would got cheep on this thing it was a big mistake take it from me spend the extra money

New egg got it here in a timely manner

Poor Picture Quality, Poor sound ; bad drivers changed them several times tring to get it to work correctly no luck pulled it out of my system

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: frenchy (



My main purpose of buying this item is to use it for recording TV shows on Media Center however this tuner is nowhere compatible to Media Center. It works ok with my video game console. I can understand the conversion from analog to digital is a...

Pretty good. It plays well with concole games. You just need to configure to what you like. It is cheap

You pay for what you get. The instructions is horrific. The program is poor and unstable. It does work with WinXP MCE (Media Center Edition) but not Media Center! Which is the main purpose of buying this tuner. The remote control is hard to use at times

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: ReclusiveProductions (



it was cheap

dosnt seem to work, after installing it goes though the automatic channel scan, first 12 channels show up, the rest are fuzz untill channel 60 then after 65 goes back to fuzz, then once its done. channels 2-12 are all fuz.. and 60-65 arnt clear

Nov, 2006

Consumer review by: thefabferd (

fixed the graph cannot be previewed issue


I have fixed the issue that I have been experiencing while getting the graph cannot preview. It turns out that it is a TVR (software problem). It is not a driver issue at all. You just have to realize that the software is set to record in a setting...

good price, good hardware, good drivers

I can't begin to express how bad the TVR software is that comes with this thing

Nov, 2006

Consumer review by: cartmihm (

SABRENT TV Tuner Video Capture Card FM Radio w/ Remote SBT-TVFM PCI Interface


On the install cd setup screen only the middle philips drivers should be installed. If you install honestech software it will not play well with tvr and the picture will keep inverting when you start tvr. You can manually select country code in tvr...

Pretty good and cheap

Poor instructions. Poor software

Nov, 2006

Consumer review by: N/A (

Good Value


Installed this in a friends computer about a year ago. He is very happy with it. He asked me to get him another for a family member.

Easy install. Had no problems with drivers or interface

Remote buttons did not operate the correct function

Oct, 2006

Product Specifications

Capture video from your digital camcorder, watch TV, and listen to FM radio all from your PC with the Sabrent PCI capture card! Easily connect a DVD player, VCR or a game console to your PC with the S-Video and composite A/V Jack. Sabrent PC to TV can also record, now you can watch TV on your monitor and record your favorite show at the same time!


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:SABRENT

Input Device

Form Factor:Plug-in card
Input Adapter Type:TV / radio tuner / video input adapter
Interface Type:PCI

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Microsoft Windows 2000 / ME / XP/ Vista

Video Input

Audio Input Support:Standard
Digital Video Capture Resolution:720 x 576
Interface Type:S-video input / Composite video input