Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-USB2 Media Center Kit

Hauppauge Updated: 2008-12-15 RSS
Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-USB2 Media Center Kit

With WinTV-PVR-USB2 and Microsoft's Windows Media Center, you can Watch, Record and Pause live TV on your PC or laptop screen. Connect WinTV-PVR-USB2 to cable TV or a TV aerial, and you can watch and record your favorite TV shows to your hard disk using WinTV-PVR-USB2's built-in hardware MPEG recorder. Plus listen to FM radio while you work, or pause live TV and make your own instant replay!

Create your own Digital Video Recorder! The WinTV-PVR-USB2 turns your PC or laptop into a digital video recorder. Record TV programs to disk, play them back to your PC screen. With Media Center's four quality settings, you decide how much hard disk space your videos will consume. At the best quality setting, a typical one hour. TV show will take 2 Gigabytes of hard disk space. The WinTV-PVR-USB2 uses a built-in hardware MPEG-2 encoder, so you don't slow down your PC while you record.

WinTV-PVR-USB2 is easy to install. Just plug it into your PC or laptops USB port, plug in the USB remote control, connect to any kind of TV reception (cable TV, antenna or a set top box), load the drivers from our installation CD. Run Media Center and start watching TV, listen to FM radio and recording your TV shows to disk!

WinTV-PVR-USB2 and Media Center's Pause feature gives you control of your TV watching. Get personal "instant replay": stop the action when you want to analyze a key scene, and instantly rewind and replay the action again. You're in control with WinTV-PVR-USB2!

Ever been called to the phone, had to answer the door, or went for a snack and missed part of the big match? With WinTV-PVR, you'll never miss the action again. Just click Media Center's Pause button to pause your TV program, click "play" to continue watching where you left off. Then fast forward to catch up to the live broadcast.

Includes a Media Center remote control, so you control all the media supported by Windows Media Center. Play a DVD watch TV with pause and replay, or listen to some music, all from the comfort of your living room couch Includes an IR transmitter so you can control satellite and cable TV set top boxes!

Watch, Pause and Record TV on your Media Center PC or laptop!

* Watch, Pause and Record TV with the MyTV button on your Windows Media Center PC. Listen to FM radio, too!
* Record TV programs using MPEG-2 hardware compression! Choose your recording quality.
* For PCs and Laptops with USB 2.0 or 1.1 ports.
* Includes a Microsoft Media Center certified remote control and IR blaster.
* The WinTV-PVR-USB2 is ready for Vista!

WinTV-PVR-USB2 MC-Kit has these great features

* Watch, Pause and Record TV in the Media Center application in Vista or Windows XP MCE. Compatible with either laptop or desktop PCs. WinTV-PVR-USB2 has a built-in 125 channel cable ready TV tuner and an FM radio tuner.
* No need to open your PC: just plug into a USB port. Works best with USB 2.0, but will also work with USB 1.1
* Includes a Media Center remote control transmitter and receiver. The Media Center receiver conveniently plugs into a USB port. The Media Center remote will control Media Center media such as music, digital pictures plus TV.
* Listen to FM radio with Media Center.
* Record your TV shows to disk using the high quality built-in hardware MPEG-2 encoder. While recording, the WinTV-PVR-USB2's hardware MPEG encoder does all the work so your PC continues to run at full speed! Uses from 1-2 Gigabytes per hour of recorded video.
* Use the Media Center TV scheduler to schedule your TV recordings. Never miss your favorite TV shows again!
* You can also connect to cable TV or satellite set top boxes. WinTV-PVR-USB2 includes composite and S-Video inputs for the best video quality!
* Also includes Hauppauge's WinTV2000, for TV-in-a-window under Windows XP or Vista Business Edition.

With WinTV-PVR-USB2 MC-Kit and Windows Media Center you can

* Watch TV on your Media Center PC or laptop screen. Listen to FM radio, too!
* Pause TV, with instant replay, fast forward and rewind.
* Record your favorite TV shows to your PC's hard disk using high quality MPEG-2 compression. Create MPEG movies in DVD quality up to 12 Mbits/sec (over USB 2.0). You typically use 1-2 Gigabytes of hard disk per hour of recorded video.
* Schedule your TV recording with Media Center's built-in TV scheduler.
* Use the MCE remote control to control all your PC media. Listen to music, watch TV, play a DVD movie, all from the comfort of your living room couch with the included MCE remote control.
* Install WinTV-PVR-USB2 automatically, purely "Plug and Play", WinTV-PVR-USB2 is Windows Vista Premium certified!