It’s good to feel something solid and metallic rather than plastic. These were slowly reduced as more and more software updates came out. If you’re not going to be moving the U3 around much, then the connector may not be a problem. You could get great results when everything worked though. The compact, smooth-operating K is a desktop wireless keyboard replacement that connects Adds media-centre like functionality to any USB 2.

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As a user of Compro products, i can vouch for their robust contruction. If you’re not going to be moving the U3 around much, then the connector may not be a problem. Next we have the software, which, though not the most pleasant to set up, was rather i3 to use.

Orders will be shipped on a first come first served basis. It’s neither of these things however — and we’d warn anyone away from having a test chew on it, just to be sure. They are one of the few companies around that really seem to care. Supported by the biggest tech community forums. At 7-inches you can get a inch picture.

Here is that rarest of beasts: Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. Also is it possible to record more than one program at any one time and whilst watching another or a playback, etc? Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected.


Indeed, such a feature – a bit like having dual monitors – is the sort of thing that you don’t see the need for until you’ve tried it, then quickly realise that compeo rather more than just handy.

Here is that rarest of beasts: As with all good digital TV sets you can pause and timeshift TV. There’s no one thing with amazing ‘wow’ factor but the U3 can cpmpro up a few cool and nice moments. Don’t have an account? Disregard the small adapter plug that you can see in the picture above.

Compro Australia VideoMate U3

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, comoro much more. If you own a notebook, the VideoMate U3 is an extremely intuitive product that is very easy to use. And best of all, the VideoMate U3 from Compro is a cinch to set up and use.

It comes with a tiny but powerful portable aerial, an aerial adapter and a small length of cable, so that you don’t have to plug the card directly into a hard-to-reach socket. But being able to turn on my PC from accross the room makes up for it.


If you spend a lot of time on the road with your laptop, the ability to watch TV on it may be a lifesaver. Compro recommends using a more powerful aerial than the one provided, but no one carries a spare aerial and the bundled one’s fine.

Compro Australia VideoMate U3 Review: – PC Components – TV Tuners – Good Gear Guide Australia

It’s nice to have a solid case on a device like this. If you’re going to be sticking with the bundled software, then we think commpro be happy with the U3.


Of course, being digital, it’s a hit-and-miss affair – many channels worked perfectly, some simply wouldn’t appear – but with a decent signal the quality is excellent.

The adapter cable could comprp longer, too.

It’s small enough to tack to the wall, so you won’t have to send the kids up on the roof. Continue to next page 01 compor The finish is shiny black and the casing is metallic rather than plastic.

But we think that there are always likely to be some circumstances where the connector proves troublesome.

If only the U3’s antenna connection didn’t let it down. We can’t guarantee the Logitech M mouse will boost your productivity, but at this price Overall, we do rate the U3 a good product – it’s just that we’d rate it even higher if Compro were to use a compgo type of aerial connector. Whether you want entertainment on your laptop or digital TV without a set-top box or boththe VideoMate is a winner.