Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250 Media Kit Center with Two Analog Tuners & Hardware Encoders. -
The Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250 has two tuners for watching one TV program while recording another: with the built-in dual tuners, you can either watch one channel while recording another or you can record two channels at once. Create your own personal Digital Video Recorder.
Record analog cable TV shows to your PC's hard disk with thebuilt-in high quality MPEG-2 hardware encoder. You can also record high definition digital ATSC and clear QAM digital cable TV to disk in the original digital quality. Use the WinTV-Scheduler to schedule the recordings of your favorite analog or digital TV programs. Play the recordings back to your PC screen at any time. Windows Media Center supports two TV tuners. Use the Media Center scheduler to schedule your TV recordings. And WinTV-HVR-2250 has Windows Vista Premium certification. New! Now supports clear QAM with Media Center TV Pack 2008 and Windows 7!
Clear QAM TV channels are unencrypted digital TV channels broadcast by your local cable operator. Many cable operators in North America are transmitting the high definition ATSC channels on their cable networks. They also broadcast the basic cable channels in using clear QAM. You can use the WinTV v6 application to watch and record these channels. Note: you need to be using either the Hauppauge WinTV v7 application, or Windows Media Center with TV Pack 2008 or Windows 7, for clear QAM TV compatibility.
Support and Cushioning:
- S-Video, composite video and stereo audio supported on both inputs
- Windows Media Center compatible. New! Now supports Windows 7!
- Supports Dolby Digital AC3 audio.
- Two sets of A/V inputs are included: one on the back panel bracket of the WinTV-HVR-2250 and one on the "Auxiliary A/V panel" which requires a chassis slot
- Built-in antenna splitter allows you to make one connection to an ATSC antenna but watch and record up to 2 channels.
- Watch and record 'clear QAM' digital TV. Clear QAM digital TV channels are TV channels which are broadcast "in the clear" on your cable TV network.
- Watch one clear QAM digital cable TV program while recording another program to your PC's hard disk using high quality MPEG-2.
- Single slot PCI Express (PCIe) X1 board, half height
- Now with on-board IR remote control with dual IR blasters. For Windows Media Center and Hauppauge WinTV v7!
- Dual 125 channel cable ready TV tuners built-in. With dbx-TV stereo decoder, for great TV sound.
- Dual built-in high quality hardware MPEG-2 encoders, so your PC continues to run at full speed while watching, pausing and recording analog cable TV
- Dual digital TV receivers for ATSC or clear QAM. Watch and record two digital TV programs at the same time. Watch and record all ATSC and QAM formats, including the highest definition 1080i format
- Composite/S-Video and audio inputs, for cable or satellite set top boxes or VCRs.
- Includes Hauppauge's WinTV v7 application, which allows you to watch analog cable TV, QAM and ATSC digital TV channels.