Cinergy Hybrid T USB XS Review
The Cinergy Hybrid is a useful TV tuner that comes at a competitive price. Like Elgato’s ‘hybrid’ tuner, the Cinergy Hybrid can receive and record both analogue and digital Freeview TV channels. It also has a ‘breakout’ cable that lets you record video from devices such as a VCR, and it even uses Elgato’s EyeTV software to control all these features.
However, Terratec actually goes one better by throwing in an FM radio tuner as well, making this a very good all-round entertainment device.
The only thing to watch out for is that some early shipments of the Cinergy Hybrid didn’t have the FM tuner.
Check on this before you buy it and make sure you get the latest version with the radio tuner built in, as well as version 3.0.1 of EyeTV, which is needed to control the radio features.