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Genius KYE Systems VideoWalker DVB-T USB Manual 

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Category: TV
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1. 1. Getting Started 

1.1 Introduction 
The VideoWalker DVB-T USB allows you to watch free-to-air digital terrestrial TV 
programs and listen to digital radio on your PC or Notebook. This amazing portable 
TV box has features for real-time recording and schedule recording in MPEG-2 
format for high image quality. Use the time-shift feature so you never miss any shows, 
and you can capture your favorite images by using the still image capture function. It 
also supports the Electronic Program Guide (EPG), which offers you more 
information about TV programs. With the portable shape, take the VideoWalker 
with your notebook and watch digital TV programs anywhere at anytime.   
1.2 Features: 

 Watch free-to-air digital terrestrial TV programs and listen to digital radio 
 Schedule recording and real-time recording in MPEG-2 format 
 Supports time-shift and still image capture 
 Supports EPG (Electronic Program Guide) and Teletext 
 Auto channel scan and channel preview 
 Easy-to-use infrared remote control   

1.3 Package Contents 
You should have the following items in the package. 


VideoWalker DVB-T USB 






Infrared remote controller with AAA4 battery   


Mini portable terrestrial antenna


(Highly recommended to use outdoor antenna 

to make sure better receiving quality) 



1.4 System Requirement 


PC Pentium III 500MHz or higher   


USB Port ( compatible with USB2.0) 


Minimum 128MB RAM(256MB is recommended) 


100MB HD space for installing driver 


Microsoft Media player 7.0 or above 


Microsoft DirectX 8.0 or above 


VGA card with 8MB Memory   


Speaker for audio output 


Supports Windows 2000 / XP 



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1.5 Remote Controller 

1.   Power: To turn on the power 


Numeric Keypad (0~9): Select the desired channel number               


Full Screen: Click this button to switch between Full Screen 
and the previous size   


Favorite: Press this button to add or delete channel   


Record: Click this button to record TV programs   


Rewind: Click this button to rewind the TV program while 
playing Time-shift function 


Forward: Click this button to forward the TV program while 
using Time-shift function   


Stop: Click this button to stop Time-shift function 


Volume Up/Down: Increases/decreases the audio level 

10.  Channel Up/Down: Click this button to go to the 

next/previous channel 

11.  Recall: Jump to the last selected TV channel 
12.  Time-shift/Pause: Click this button to play time-shift and 

click again to pause 

13.  Cancel: Click this button to close Teletext and program list 

after clicking Teletext or program list button   

14.  Preview: Click this button to preview TV programs 
15.  Capture: .Click this button to capture an image on TV 
16.  EPG: Click this button to display EPG(Electronic Program Guide) 
17.  Record List: Click this button to display the list you have recorded 
18.  Tab: Click this button to choose the TV program you want to watch from program 

list and then press “play” button to play. If you want to cancel the program list, just 
click the “cancel” button.   

19.  Teletext: Click this button to display Teletext 


2. Installation and Introduction 

2.1 Hardware Installation 
VideoWalker DVB-T USB Hardware Installation. You can connect either the portable 
antenna which is included in the package or your home antenna with VideoWalker 





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    2.2. Connection   

2.2.1. Connecting USB cable 

I.  Connect “B Type” end of USB cable to the USB jack on the VideoWalker DVB-T 

USB box 

                                            B type                   

II. Connect “A Type” end of USB cable to the USB jack on your desktop or 




                                        A type 

2.2.2 Connecting USB cable and digital terrestrial antenna     

I.    Make sure VideoWalker DVB-T USB has been connected with USB cable.   
II. You can either connect the portable digital terrestrial antenna which is packaged 

in the box or your home TV antenna to the tuner “Din Jack” female connector on 
the VideoWalker DVB-T USB box. If the jack is not suitable, please buy a 
suitable converter from your TV shop.   





Note 1: If you install Videowalker DVB-T USB in “Notebook”, make sure to turn off   
the “Power Saving” function. It will slow down the CPU performance and could 
influence the operation of VideoWalker DVB-T USB 
Note 2: Be sure to connect the suitable antenna to VideoWalker DVB-T USB every 
time you play the digital terrestrial TV.   


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3. Software Installation 

Complete installation includes installing “Driver” and “Application Program”. And 
both of them can be installed easily from the VideoWalker DVB-T USB TV Box driver 
Please follow the instructions. 

3.1.  After connect VideoWalker DVB-T USB with your PC or Notebook, you should 

see two pop up windows of “Found New Hardware Wizard”. Please just click at 
Cancel” to quit, we will install the driver later from VideoWalker DVB-T USB 
Driver CD. 


3.2. Insert the driver CD into your CD-ROM drive, and you should see an “Autorun” pop 

up window after inserting the CD, please click “Install Software and Driver”. 


If you don’t see an “Autorun” pop up window, please open the 
VideoWalker DVB-T USB folder in CD ROM and launch 
“setup.exe” manually. 




Choose the proper language you would like to install. 




3.4. Just click “Continue Away” when you see the windows below. 





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3.5. Following the steps. 


3.6  DxVA Hardware accelerator setting. 

After finishing the above steps, it will go to the DxVA Hardware accelerator 
setting. The default setting is “Not” ticking”. Tick the checkbox if you want to 
enable the accelerator.


Note!! You will not be able to capture if you enable 

the function and the accelerator at the same time.   






3.7.  Please click “Finish” to finish installation.   



3.8    When you see the window, you can launch the VideoWalker DVB-T USB by 

clicking the “VideoWalker DVB-T USB” icon showed on your PC or Notebook.   



3.9 When you click the above icon, the bellow image will appear on your PC or 

Notebook screen, you can enjoy watching your personal Digital TV program now! 






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4.  System setup 



To watch digital terrestrial TV, you need to configure several functions.The 

necessary sections for system setting will be described in advance and unnecessary 

parts at the last. 

To enter the configuration page please click at the icon   


on the VideoWalker 

DVB-T USB control panel.   


4.2 DTT (Digital Terrestrial TV) – Setup   

There are three ways to scan Digital TV Programs, please choose one of them to 

setup when you power on VideoWalker DVB-T USB for the first time.(It is highly 

recommended to use the first one to scan TV programs if you do not know the 

frequency of TV channels). There are three different kinds of bandwidth of digital 

transferring frequencies (6/7/8 MHz) in the world. The frequency of 6MHz is used in 

Taiwan, the frequency of 7MHz is used in Austria, and the frequency of 8MHz is used 

in European countries. This can make sure you can access TV programs after 

scanning. It will take a few minutes for the first time scanning.   

  I. Searching for TV channels by Scanning Country/Area: If you do not know the 

frequency of the TV channels, you can choose to scan country for the TV channels. 

Step1:Please click at “Scan by Country/Area”. 
:Please select your “Country”. 
:Select your “Area 
:Click at “Apply”. 
:Click at “Scan 
Note:If you can’t find the “Country” and “Area” of yours, 
please select “ALL-Universal” in the field of “Country” 
and “Full Search (6/7/8MHz)” in the field of “Area”. 


II. Searching for TV channels by scanning a signal channel(frequency): If you 

know the frequency of TV Channel, you can enter the frequency in the blank directly 

to search for TV channels. 

Step1:Please click at “Scan by single channel 


Step2:Please enter the frequency you would like to scan into 

Frequency Start”. (Please check the correct Frequency in   

your local area to make sure the signal is detective.) 

Step3:Also select the bandwidth of 

the channel. (There are 6MHz /7MHz / 8MHz bandwidth) 

supported, if you are not sure of the correct one, please 

choose “auto” for it.)   

Step4:Click at “Apply 

Step5:Click at “Scan


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IIISearching for TV Channels by scanning frequency range: the VideoWalker 

DVB-T USB will search for the TV channels by the frequency range that you put in. 

Please click at “Scan by frequency range”. 
Or, Please enter the period of frequency you 
would like to scan into “Frequency Start” 
and “Frequency End”. (Please check the 
correct Frequency in your local area to 
make sure the signal is detective.) 
Or select the bandwidth of the channel. 
(There are 6/7/8MHz bandwidth supported, 
if you are not sure of the correct one, please 
choose “auto” for it.)   
Step4:Click at “Apply 
:Click at “Scan 


4.3 Program 

1. List Name
:The list file you are 
currently editing or using. 
2. Open Channel List:Open an exiting 
channels list file from your computer. It 
already saves the popular Terrestrial 
channels list. To save time, you can just 
open them without scanning the 
terrestrials or transponders. 
3. Save Current List:Save the channels 
list at the left side of your screen. 
4. Delete All Channels:Delete the 
channels list at the left side. 
5. Add One Channel:Add channels 
manually by inputting necessary 
information. The information includes 
“Frequency”, “Symbol Rate”, 
“Polarization H/V”, “VPID”, and “APID”. 

6. Delete One Channel:Delete the channel on the list. Please note that the setting 
will be effective only after you save the file and exit the “Properties” panel. 
7. Edit This Channel:Edit the current program on the list. 
8. Add to Favorite List:When you click “Add to Favorite List”, the icon “Editing 
Favorite list
” will appear as the following. If you want to add the channels that you 
have scanned, please click “Add” or “ Add All” from the channels listed on the 


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Channel list at the left side to the Right side icon. Click “OK” and type the file name to 
save. If you want to delete the channels you scanned, please click “Delete” or 
Delete All” from the left side list then click “OK” and type the file name to save.   


Programs Classification 


FTA:Only shows the FTA (Free to Air) channels in list.   

Scrambled:Only shows the Scrambled channels in list. 

All:Shows all channels. 

TV:Only shows TV channels. 

Radio:Only shows Radio channels. 
 Recording Setup   

1. The Maximum time-shift Span 
How long you would like your time-shift function 
to proceed with. 
Time-Shifting:Record real time program when 
you need to be away for something and play it 
right after you come back. System will keep on 
recording the program when you are watching 
the recorded program until you stop it. 
2. Schedule Recording 
Set time to Record the DTV programs by when 
you are not available.   

How to setup the schedule recording:   
Step 1: Set the starting time. 
Step 2: Set the ending time. 
Step 3: Choose the Channel you would like to record. 

Note 1: You will not be able to record multi-programs at the same time. 


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Note 2: Up to 10 TV programs to be recorded.   
Note 3: Please don’t take recorded TV Programs for commercial use. 

Step 4: Choose the directory or drive where you would like your schedule recorded 
clip be saved on “Save to” icon.   
Step 5: 
On the “Notice” icon”It tells how long you could record your TV or Radio 
programs. And it depends on the capacity of your hard disk. Clicking “OK” to finish 
the set up.   
4.6 Adjustment 

To view a better image quality, please adjust the image quality from change 

BrightnessColorBlueColorRedContrastSaturation of the image or you can 

click the "Default" button. Then click “OK” to finish adjusting. 





5DVB-TV Application Program 

DVB-TV Application Program is a powerful software for you to watch DTV in your 
personal computer. It provides all the functions you need to enjoy “High Resolution” 
video and “5.1channel” audio.   
5.1 Control Panel 


The icons of control bar and control panel 

Icon Function 

Icon  Function 


Hyper Links and   

Terrestrial list   

live update 


Play Video 


On-Line Help 


Stop Video 


Display favorite list 


Record Video 


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Fast Rewind 


Open recording file list


Fast Forward 


Electronic Program 



time-shift Start and Pause 




Channel UP 


Multi-Channel Preview


Channel Down 

Signal Quality(Left Bar)

Signal Strength(Right Bar) 



Adjust Volume 


Sound on 


Sound off 

5.2 Functions
5.2.1. Terrestrial List Live Update 
Please click at          on the control panel and click at “Update Terrestrial list”. 
VideoWalker DVB-T USB will connect to server and update the latest terrestrial list. 

Note: Connect the PC to the internet in advance. 

5.2.2. Clock 
The clock will automatically be set to the host computer’s time. 
5.2.3. Channel Title Displaying 
The current channel name will be displayed on the control panel in the language 
assigned by the channel provider. 
5.2.4Turning the sound on and off 
Turn off the right or left sound channel, just click at the icon 

, and you will see 

the icon changes like this “



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5.2.5 Video Recording 
You could record the video just by clicking at 

. Or you can arrange the schedule 

recording by making changes at the “Recording Setup” page in the property menu   

5.2.6. Multi-Channel Preview 

Click at      on the control panel to preview 
multi-channel at the same time.   
To watch the program you want just choose it 
then click at “Play”. 
Note: You can only preview the FTA channels 
from the same transponder. 

5.2.7. Electronic Program Guide (EPG) 
Click at      on the control panel to see the electronic program guide provided by 
the content provider. From here you can get more information about the broadcasting 
5.2.8. Multi-Language 
From here you can choose the language of the program.   
1. Please click “Properties -     ” → “ Program” and choose the program name on 
the list. 
2. Please click at “Edit”, then ”Set your program” will pop up. 
3. Please find the “APID [Dec]” to select another default of APID.     
Note: Please check your content provider to see if the programs have multi-language. 
5.2.9. Snap Shot 
Click at            to capture the still frame you are currently watching. 
5.2.10. Teletext 
The application “Teletext” is a simple teletext browser. To start this function, please 
click at          on the control panel. It only works when VideoWalker DVB-T USB is 




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5.3 Right Click Menu 
Right click your mouse over VideoWalker DVB-T USB UI and you will see a pop up 
Here are the brief introduction. 

Play:Play Video 
Pause:Pause the video you are currently watching 
Stop:Stop the video you are currently watching 
Record:Record the video program you are currently 
Rewind:Rewind when you are watching the recorded video 
Fast Forward:Fast forward when you are watching the   
recorded video 
time shifting:Start or pause the “time shifting” function 
Channel Up:Change to the previous channel 
Channel Down:Change to the next channel 
Last Channel:Change to the last channel 
EPG:Show the EPG window 
Preview:Multi-channel preview (only for FTA channels) 
Capture:Snap shoot the still frame 
Teletext:Show teletext window 
Mute:Turn the sound off 

Properties:Show the properties window 
Record List:Open the record List 
Favorite List:Open the favorite List 
Control Panel:Show the control panel 
User Definition:Change the aspect rate of screen yourself 
4 : 3:Set screen aspect rate at 4:3 
16 : 9:Set screen aspect rate at 16:9 

Top Most:Place screen always on the top 

About:Display the version information 


Exit:Turn program off 



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6. Trouble Shooting 

The “Found new hardware wizard” window pops up while plug in the 
Please refer to” Driver Installation” of “VideoWalker DVB-T USB user’s manual. 
In XP/2000, if you change the USB port, you have to install the VideoWalker 
DVB-T USB driver again. 


VideoWalker DVB-T USB does not work properly? 

In most cases, it’s due to the drivers are not installed well. You might want to   

check the driver installed in the device manager of Windows Control Panel. In 

the device category “Sound, video and game controllers”, there must be a 

device which is named “VideoWalker DVB-T USB adapter”. If not, please 

remove the USB box, plug it into the USB port and follow the steps in “Driver 

Installation” of “VideoWalker DVB-T USB user’s manual” to install the driver 



Windows cannot find VideoWalker DVB-T USB? 
 Check whether VideoWalker DVB-T USB was inserted correctly in the USB 
b. After the VideoWalker DVB-T USB is plugged into the USB port, wait for at 
least 3 seconds before you launch VideoWalker DVB-T USB. 
c. Re-start the operation system. 
d. Run "Add/Remove Hardware Device" from Windows "Control Panel" to install 
the correct drivers. 
e. Unplug the USB box, and then plug it again. Please note that the interval 
between plug and unplug should be at least 3 seconds. 
f. Plug VideoWalker DVB-T USB box into another USB port of the PC. 


Windows cannot find the driver of VideoWalker DVB-T USB? 
Make sure the original CD-ROM is in the CD-ROM drive during the installation. 
Please indicate the correct directory where the drivers are located for Windows 
if install the drivers manually. 
a) For WinXP/Win2000       D:\Drivers\Win2K&XP 
b) For Win98SE/WinME      D:\Drivers\WinME&98SE 
( D:\ is your CD ROM ) 
Make sure that the driver and your operation system matches. Please note that 
the drivers for Win98SE and Win ME are the same and the drivers for Win XP 
and Win 2000 are the same. 


Set up VideoWalker DVB-T USB software? 
Install the software from autorun menu in CD-ROM. 
Please run "Setup.exe" on the CD-ROM.   
Follow the instruction of setup wizard for software installation. 


Cannot lock any program channel when auto scan? 
Please click "Apply" button after making any changes to the settings in "DTT 
Setup" before scanning the terrestrial signal. 
Check the cable connection between VideoWalker DVB-T USB and the antenna. 
Please note that the cable should be connected well to the connector of the card. 
Exit VideoWalker DVB-T USB. Unplug the USB box, then plug it again. Note that 
the interval between plug and unplug should be at least 3 seconds. Launch 


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VideoWalker DVB-T USB and test again. 
To update the latest Country/Area channel list, please click on the hyper link on 
the control panel and select “Update terrestrial list”. 


When video plays but Audio fails? 
Please check the sound card or the volume setting. 


When failed to play program? 
Make sure you have installed Sound Card Driver and the Sound Card is working. 
Please note that no matter if you want to listen to the audio or not, the sound 
card and its driver must be installed. 
Please check the signal quality and strength. 


When playing the programs, audio is ok, but screen is blank. Why? 
Please make sure your VGA driver and Microsoft DirectX8.1 were installed 

10.  Why is the MPEG2 video not smooth when you playback on Notebook or 

MPEG2 video playback consumes lots of CPU power. To get better performance, 
please make sure "Power-saving" mode of the Notebook PC is disabled and the 
CPU is running at it's maximum frequency. 

11.  Why does the error message show "Can't create the capture process"? 

The installation of VideoWalker DVB-T USB could be messed up. Please 
un-install VideoWalker DVB-T USB, then install it again. 

12.  Remote controller "POWER" key cannot launch VideoWalker DVB-T USB? 

The remote controller's "POWER" key for VideoWalker DVB-T USB can only 
"power off" the application, but not "power on". It's a hardware limitation.   

13.  The Remote controller does not work. VideoWalker DVB-T USB does not 

react to the key presses? 
VideoWalker DVB-T USB window must be the “focus” window to receive the 
remote controller input. You may click on the caption of VideoWalker DVB-T 
USB window, and then try again.