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Watch and record your TV shows with
instant replay and program pause

Burn your favorite TV shows
onto CD-ROM and play them on your home DVD player

Includes hi-performance hardware MPEG2 encoder and MPEG editor

External USB Plug-and-Play device for easy installation on PC's and Laptop's

The WinTV-PVR-usb brings live TV to your PC screen. With WinTV-PVR-usb's 125-channel cable ready TV receiver, you can watch TV in a resizeable window or full screen. Or listen to FM radio with our built-in stereo FM receiver. And with WinTV-PVR-usb, there is no need to open your PC. Just plug it into a USB port, so installation is a snap!

But thats not all!!

WinTV-PVR-usb puts TV watching under your control! Watch what you want, when you want! With WinTV-PVR-usb you can pause TV when you want, create your own instant replay and even burn your TV shows onto CD-ROM!

With WinTV-PVR-usb you can:

  • Watch TV in a resizeable window on your PC screen, or watch TV full screen!
  • Record your TV shows to disk using MPEG compression
  • WinTV-Scheduler allows you to schedule your TV recordings
  • Pause and instantly replay your TV shows, with 2X and 8x digital fast forward and rewind
  • Capture high quality still video images from live or recorded TV
  • Create MPEG movies and use them in many popular video editors (our own "cuts only" editor is included)

WinTV-PVR includes WinTV-Scheduler, which can control TV watching on a daily, weekly or random schedule. And you can schedule your TV recording, too. Never miss those old favorite shows which are broadcast in the middle of the night!

WinTV-PVR 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 to any point 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 the big play? With WinTV-PVR, you'll never miss the action again. Just click on WinTV-PVR's "One Touch Pause" button to pause your TV show, click again to continue watching where you left off. Then skip through commercials as you catch up to the live broadcast.

Record your TV shows and play them on your PC or home DVD player! With WinTV-PVR, you can record your TV shows to your PC's hard disk and play them back at any time. Then use your PC's CD-RW burner to create Video CD's, with up to one hour of TV video. Video CD's can be played on your PC or laptop computer, or on your home DVD player (see our web site for a complete list of tested compatible DVD players). Record TV show episodes to CD-RW disks, and then watch them on your laptop when you travel. Or play them through your DVD player in your living room.

Is your closet filled with bulky video tapes? WinTV-PVR can put your TV shows and home videos onto CD-ROM instead. Five Video CD's can be stored in the space of one video tape on your video shelf. And when you want to mail a video to a friend, you can slip a CD into an envelope. Try to do that with videotape! WinTV-PVR-usb uses an advanced MPEG2 hardware compression systems, compressing your videos 100:1 while providing great on-screen video quality. WinTV-PVR-usb can record full screen TV using 2 GB of hard disk space per hour. With WinTV-PVR, you can also create Video CD's, saving an hour of video on a single CD-RW disk and playing them on your home DVD player. Note: a list of tested compatible DVD players which can play WinTV-PVR created Video CD's can be found on our web site at: http://www.hauppauge.com/dvdplayers

WinTV-PVR-usb includes:
  • 125 channel cable ready TV tuner
  • Composite and s-video inputs to connect to VCR or camcorders
  • High quality MPEG2 video and audio encoder
  • dbx-TV stereo decoder
  • FM stereo radio receiver
  • USB plug and play installation for laptops and PCs

MPEG capture specifications:

  • MPEG2 capture rates: 2MBit/sec, 4MBit/sec, 6Mbit/sec at full D1, plus S-VCD (standard play, long play, extra long play)
  • MPEG1 capture at 1150 Kbits/sec (Video CD data rate)
  • Audio sampling: 44.1 KHz
  • Chroma sampling: YUV 4:2:0
  • Video file format: .MPG
  • MPEG file tested compatible with: MediaStudio 6.0, ULead DVD MovieFactory 2.0

System Requirements:

  • Processor requirements: Pentium® II processor 500MHz or faster for TV watching, recording and pause
  • Windows®XP, 98SE (Second Edition), Windows® Millennium Edition, Windows2000
  • Free USB port (or USB hub)
  • Sound card
  • CD-RW writer for burning Video CD’s (optional)
  • VGA card (PCI or AGP) which supports video overlay (NVidia, S3, ATI, etc.)

WinTV-PVR-usb has a retail price of $199.-

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