The ViewTV AT-263 ATSC Digital TV Converter Box is the latest at ViewTV’s line of TV solutions that are free.
This box enables you record television via a thumb drive or external disk connected to the machine’s USB interface, comprises an emergency alert system to alert viewers to some unexpected crisis information broadcast by television stations in their area, and even has a built-in multimedia player (and it's certainly one among their strongest available today). The ViewTV can play just about any kind of file you throw it, by VOBs torn to MKVs that is modern from DVDs.
Features include cable loop through, electronic programming guide and program information, the capability to pause live television, a favorite channel list, parental control function, auto-tuning, closed captioning, realtime and scheduled recording, in addition to auto startup and shut down. Menus are somewhat more intuitive than the AT-163, so it produces a better alternative if you’re planning on using the device often to play media files in your external drives, and a more compact form factor make the $5 extra at price worth every penny for many consumers.