UMSTuner includes the following methods.
|Opens the device that contains the tuner.
|Closes the device that contains the tuner.
|Allows the caller to select a cable or over-the-air broadcast if the specific tuner supports this feature.
|Selects a channel (frequency) from the caller. Suitable for a pre-set interface.
|Returns the current channel designator to the caller along with a status.
|Seeks the next available channel. If supported, the locking strength is used as a criteria for whether a channel is tuned. The locking strength values are defined in specific subclasses. The seek can be up or down. The block flag, if supported, is used to return contol after a channel/station is tuned.
|Controls the secondary audio channel, if supported.
|Retrieves the SAP mode.
|Mutes/unmutes the tuner.
|Returns the mute state.
|Sets the audio on the stereo or mono.
|Returns the status of the stereo or mono.
|Sets the video format for the video tuner objects
|Returns the current video format, if defined.
|Sets the timeout value for use by specific implementations.
|Returns the set timeout value or the default.
For introductory information, see Programming with Tuner Objects.