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Watch, pause and record TV shows with instant replay on your PC. Burn your favorite TV shows onto DVD or CD.

WATCH, PAUSE, RECORD TV on your PC, in a window or full screen!

DIGITAL VCR, too! Record your TV shows and home movies to disk using hardware MPEG-2 compression!

TURN YOUR TV SHOWS or home videos into DVD or CDs*. Includes DVD MovieFactory for disk burning!

INCLUDES MPEG editor, TV scheduler and IR remote control!

WinTV-PVR-250 has these great features:

Watch TV on your PC screen using a 125 channel cable ready TV tuner. Surf the net while you watch TV on your PC screen!

Record your TV shows to disk using the built-in hardware MPEG-2 encoder. Uses from 1-2 Gigabytes per hour of recorded video. While recording, the WinTV-PVRs' hardware MPEG encoder does all the work so your PC continues to run at full speed!

Pause your live TV shows with instant replay, fast forward and rewind.

Composite/S-Video and audio inputs, to connect to VCR or camcorders. Turn your home video tapes into MPEG movies, then burn them onto CD or DVD!

dbx-TV stereo decoder, for great TV sound.

WinTV-Scheduler, so you can schedule your TV recordings on a daily, weekly or once only schedule.

WinTV-Editor, so you can cut and trim your videos without losing video quality!
Ulead® DVD MovieFactory 2™ to author and burn DVDs, Video CD's or S-VCD's. Play them on your home DVD* player!

WinTV-PVR-250 puts TV watching under your control! Watch TV on your PC screen (in a window or full screen), digitally record your TV shows, or pause live TV and create your own instant replay.

Create your own Digital Video Recorder! The WinTV-PVR-250 turns your PC into a digital video recorder. Record TV program or home videos to disk, play them back to your PC screen or burn them onto DVD. With data rates from 4.4MBits/sec up to 12Mbits/sec (or as low as 1 Mbit/sec with VCD formats), you decide how much hard disk space your videos will consume. At DVD quality, a typical one hour TV show will take 2 gigabytes of hard disk space.

WinTV-PVR includes WinTV-Scheduler and WinTV-Editor. Trim your videos, cut out segments, put them back together, all without losing any video quality with our WinTV-Editor! With WinTV-Scheduler, you can control your TV recording on a daily, weekly or random schedule. Automatically record your favorite programs so you’ll never miss your TV shows again!

WinTV-PVR's pause feature gives you control of what you watch in your WinTV window. Get personal "instant replay" to stop the action when you want to analyze a key scene. Instantly rewind and replay the action again. You're in control with WinTV-PVR!

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 on WinTV-PVR's "One Touch Pause" button to pause your TV program, click again to continue watching where you left off. Then fast forward to catch up to the live broadcast.

Record your TV programs or home videos onto DVD or CD, and play them on your DVD player! If you have a DVD burner in your PC, use the WinTV-PVR’s MPEG files with the included Ulead DVD MovieFactory™ to author your own home DVD’s. Turn your TV shows or home videos into DVD movies!

Technically speaking
WinTV-PVR-250 contains a highly integrated MPEG-1/2 hardware encoder, plus a high quality video digitizer. WinTV-PVR-250 can record full screen TV or video from a VCR or camcorder, using as little as 1.5GB of hard disk space per hour. The encoded MPEG-2 video is sent over the PCI bus, where it is stored on the PCs hard disk. The video can also be played back to the PC screen while recording.

System Requirements

Pentium® III processor 733MHz or faster for TV pause with full screen playback

Microsoft® Windows® XP/Me/2000/98SE

Free PCI slot

Sound card

CD-RW or DVD writer for burning Video CD's, S-VCD's or DVD's (optional)

Included in this package

WinTV PCI bus card with 125 channel cable-ready TV tuner, hardware MPEG-2 encoder, dbx-TV stereo, S-Video/composite plus audio inputs

Infra-red remote control transmitter and receiver

WinTV CD-ROM includes:

WinTV2000 application for TV in a window, Program Pause, TV record and playback

WinTV-Scheduler for scheduling your TV recording

WinTV MPEG editor for high quality cutting and pasting of your video movies

Ulead® DVD MovieFactory™, to author your own videos on DVD or CD*
Installation and reference manual

Model numbers

model 00980: WinTV-PVR-250 with Hauppauge remote control and NTSC tuner

model 00983: WinTV-PVR-250 with Hauppauge remote control and PAL/SECAM tuner

* A CD burner or DVD burner is required to burn CD’s or DVD’s. Authoring software (Ulead DVD MovieFactory) is included in this package.

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