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TVTuner Property

Summary

Gets a TVTuner object.

Syntax

C#
VB
C++
public virtual TVTuner TVTuner { get; } 
Public Overridable ReadOnly Property TVTuner As Leadtools.Mediafoundation.TVTuner 
public: 
virtual property Leadtools.Mediafoundation.TVTuner^ TVTuner { 
   Leadtools.Mediafoundation.TVTuner^ get(); 
} 

Property Value

A TVTuner object.

Remarks

This property can be null if the current capture device does not support the scanning tuner interface.

Example

C#
VB
using Leadtools; 
using Leadtools.MediaFoundation; 
using LeadtoolsMediaFoundationExamples.Fixtures; 
 
public bool _result = false; 
public CaptureCtrlForm _form = new CaptureCtrlForm(); 
 
public void AnalogTVTunerExample() 
{ 
   // reference the forms capture control and tv tuner 
   CaptureCtrl capturectrl = _form.CaptureCtrl; 
 
   string outFile = Path.Combine(LEAD_VARS.MediaDir, "TVTuner_AnalogTVTunerExample.wmv"); 
   int testChan = 6; 
   int channel; 
 
   try 
   { 
      // select the first device with analog in it's name 
      // Replace "Analog" with your video capture device name 
      if (capturectrl.VideoDevices["Analog"] == null) 
         throw new Exception("No Analog video devices available!"); 
 
      capturectrl.VideoDevices["Analog"].Selected = true; 
 
      // get the TV Tuner device 
      TVTuner tvtuner = capturectrl.TVTuner; 
 
      // Check if TV tuner is valid 
      if (tvtuner != null) 
      { 
         // set the input type to cable and set the channel 
         tvtuner.SetInputType(0, TunerInputType.Cable); 
         tvtuner.SetChannel(testChan, -1, -1); 
 
         // get the Video and Audio frequency 
         int vidFreq = tvtuner.VideoFrequency; 
         int audFreq = tvtuner.AudioFrequency; 
      } 
 
      // set the output file 
      capturectrl.TargetFile = outFile; 
 
      // check if we have can capture video 
      if (capturectrl.IsModeAvailable(CaptureMode.VideoAndAudio)) 
      { 
         // set the target format 
         capturectrl.TargetFormat = TargetFormatType.WMV; 
 
         capturectrl.TimeLimit = 10;     // just 10 seconds of capture time 
         capturectrl.UseTimeLimit = true; 
 
         // select the video subtype 
         capturectrl.VideoCaptureSubTypes[Constants.MEDIASUBTYPE_YUY2].Selected = true; 
 
         // start the capture 
         capturectrl.StartCapture(CaptureMode.VideoAndAudio); 
 
         // we'll loop on the state and pump messages for this example. 
         // but you should not need to if running from a Windows Forms application. 
         while (capturectrl.State == CaptureState.Running) 
            Application.DoEvents(); 
 
         // if TV tuner is valid 
         if (tvtuner != null) 
         { 
            // check the channel 
            channel = tvtuner.Channel; 
 
            // and set the result to what we expect 
            _result = (channel == testChan); 
         } 
      } 
   } 
   catch (Exception) 
   { 
      _result = false; 
   } 
} 
 
static class LEAD_VARS 
{ 
   public const string MediaDir = @"C:\Program Files (x86)\LEAD Technologies\LEADTOOLS 19\Media"; 
} 
Imports Leadtools 
Imports Leadtools.MediaFoundation 
Imports LeadtoolsMediaFoundationExamples.Fixtures 
 
Public _result As Boolean = False 
Public _form As CaptureCtrlForm = New CaptureCtrlForm() 
 
Public Sub AnalogTVTunerExample() 
   ' reference the forms capture control and tv tuner 
   Dim capturectrl As CaptureCtrl = _form.CaptureCtrl 
 
   Dim outFile As String = Path.Combine(LEAD_VARS.MediaDir, "TVTuner_AnalogTVTunerExample.wmv") 
   Dim testChan As Integer = 6 
   Dim channel As Integer 
 
   Try 
      ' select the first device with analog in it's name 
      ' Replace "Analog" with your video capture device name 
      If capturectrl.VideoDevices("Analog") Is Nothing Then 
         Throw New Exception("No Analog video devices available!") 
      End If 
 
      capturectrl.VideoDevices("Analog").Selected = True 
 
      ' get the TV Tuner device 
      Dim tvtuner As TVTuner = capturectrl.TVTuner 
 
      ' Check if TV tuner is valid 
      If Not tvtuner Is Nothing Then 
         ' set the input type to cable and set the channel 
         tvtuner.SetInputType(0, TunerInputType.Cable) 
         tvtuner.SetChannel(testChan, -1, -1) 
 
         ' get the Video and Audio frequency 
         Dim vidFreq As Integer = tvtuner.VideoFrequency 
         Dim audFreq As Integer = tvtuner.AudioFrequency 
      End If 
 
      ' set the output file 
      capturectrl.TargetFile = outFile 
 
      ' check if we have can capture video 
      If capturectrl.IsModeAvailable(CaptureMode.VideoAndAudio) Then 
         ' set the target format 
         capturectrl.TargetFormat = TargetFormatType.WMV 
 
         capturectrl.TimeLimit = 10 ' just 10 seconds of capture time 
         capturectrl.UseTimeLimit = True 
 
         ' select the video subtype 
         capturectrl.VideoCaptureSubTypes(Leadtools.MediaFoundation.Constants.MEDIASUBTYPE_YUY2).Selected = True 
 
         ' start the capture 
         capturectrl.StartCapture(CaptureMode.VideoAndAudio) 
 
         ' we'll loop on the state and pump messages for this example. 
         ' but you should not need to if running from a Windows Forms application. 
         Do While capturectrl.State = CaptureState.Running 
            Application.DoEvents() 
         Loop 
 
         ' if TV tuner is valid 
         If Not tvtuner Is Nothing Then 
            ' check the channel 
            channel = tvtuner.Channel 
 
            ' and set the result to what we expect 
            _result = (channel = testChan) 
         End If 
      End If 
   Catch e1 As Exception 
      _result = False 
   End Try 
End Sub 
 
Public NotInheritable Class LEAD_VARS 
   Public Const MediaDir As String = "C:\Program Files (x86)\LEAD Technologies\LEADTOOLS 19\Media" 
End Class 

Requirements

Target Platforms

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