HD PVR 2: your personal high definition video recorder! HD PVR 2 records video at up to 1080p from a satellite or cable TV set top box, a PC game system, Sony PlayStation 3, Wii U or Microsoft Xbox 360. HD PVR 2 can record from either HDMI (without HDCP protection) or Component Video at up to 1080p. Once you have made your recordings, you can share them with your friends on YouTube or you can burn them in high definition onto a disc for playback on a Blu-ray player.
Amazing HD audio and video quality HD PVR 2 uses the newest generation H.264 video encoder and records at resolutions up to 1080p30. The H.264 format is used by Blu-ray discs and exceeds other video compression standards in quality and disk space consumption, providing a crisp image and amazing digital sound. H.264 uses 1/3 the disk space compared with the popular MPEG-2 format. And with HD PVR 2's S/PDIF optical audio input, your audio will be as amazing as the video!
HD PVR 2 for PC gamers: your personal HD recorder for your game play Record your best gaming moves without slowing down your PC. The video compression is done inside HD PVR 2 so you can record your PC game play in HD without slowing down your PC.
Make your own HD movie library from cable or satellite TV Create a HD library of your favorite TV programs by burning up to 2 hours of HD PVR 2 video onto a standard DVD-R disc. The discs created with the included ShowBiz application can be played on Blu-ray disc players.
Record your favorite cable or satellite TV programs in HD. Includes an IR blaster to control the channel changing on your set top box Connect HD PVR to your satellite or cable TV set top box via the HD component cables (supplied). With the TV scheduler and IR blaster, HD PVR can change the channel on the set top box and record the selected program. Hauppauge's TV Scheduler provides a easy way to schedule your TV recordings. Create a schedule of weekly or once only recordings, and HD PVR will record them automatically! Find your favorite movie, sports event or show, schedule it and let HD PVR 2 take over!
Record your best PC game play in HD. Upload to YouTube and share with your friends! HD PVR 2 records PC game play in HD using HDMI. You can also record Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii U game play. And HD PVR 2's HD video passthrough means you can record and watch your game play at the same time, with no delay! HD PVR 2 captures videos in a format which is perfect for uploading to YouTube.
- The HD PVR 2 model 1508 can only accept one input for recording at a time.
- The WinTV-quadHD PCI-e tuner card is recommended if you want to record multiple live TV DVB-T channels.
- Using the quadHD they can even record 8 channels at the same time with 2 of the quadHD installed on a same system.
Bundled Software Applications ArcSoft ShowBiz, with these features: Video capture for recording HD video Trim and combine your videos Upload videos to YouTube Burn Blu-ray compatible discs WinTV v7, with TV Scheduler and IR blaster so you can record TV from a cable or satellite box Hauppauge SteamEez software, to stream your game play to Twitch or Ustream Hauppauge's Personal Logo inserter, to burn your logo into your recordings and your video streams Included in this Package HD PVR 2 high definition H.264 personal video recorder, USB 2.0 6V 1.6 amp power supply USB cable - 9 ft. 2 meter HDMI cable to connect to your TV monitor 2 meter IR blaster cable Component video cable with Hauppauge A/V adapter cable, to connect to your cable or satellite box Installation CD-ROM Quick installation guide Note: HD PVR 2 will not record video from HDMI with HDCP copy protection. If you are recording from a cable or satellite TV box, we have included a set of Component video cables to connect to your box. Hardware Encoder H.264 AVCHD high definition video encoder, video encode to 1080p30 from HDMI or component video No delay HDMI pass through: HDMI or Component in to HDMI out, up to 1080p Recording datarate: from 1 to 13.5 Mbits/sec Recording formats: MP4 or TS Video down conversion Input/Output Connections HDMI in from HDMI sources without HDCP (Xbox 360 or PC game console) Component video in, with stereo audio SPDIF optical audio in IR blaster out to control channel changing on a set top box S-Video and composite video in, with stereo audio (requires an optional cable) HDMI output Size 6" wide x 6" deep x 1.5" high Power 6V at 1.6 amps Weight .75lb / .34 kg / 12 oz Recording Formats 1080p60p (recorded as 1080p30) 1080p50p (recorded as 1080p25) 1080i60 1080i50 720p60 720p50 480p60 480i60 576p50 576i50 System Requirements Laptop or desktop PC with 3.0 GHz single core or 2.0 GHz multi-core processor Microsoft Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista or Windows XP Service Pack 3 HD TV set with HDMI in (optional, for use with pass through) 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended) Graphics card with 256 MB memory Sound card 220 MB free hard disk space CD-ROM drive (for software installation)