TV Tuner Comparison

Compare WinTV-HVR USB TV tuners (external)

 
WinTV-dualHD WinTV-HVR-955Q WinTV-HVR-1975 / 1955
model number 01595 1191 1192
Type USB 2.0 / USB 3.0 USB 2.0 / USB 3.0 USB 2.0 / USB 3.0
Number of tuners 2
ATSC/QAM
1
ATSC/NTSC/QAM
1
ATSC/QAM/NTSC
Digital TV receiver format ATSC/QAM ATSC/QAM ATSC/QAM
Analog TV format NTSC NTSC
MPEG-2 encoder for analog TV Software encoder Hardware encoder - up to 8Mbits/sec
Video filter temporal 2D comb
Stereo audio
Remote control
IR blaster
A/V input
S-Video, composite, audio
External A/V cable Built-in
FM Radio
Extras Comes with portable ATSC antenna Comes with portable ATSC antenna

 

Notes:

1. To receive clear QAM, you will need to use Windows Media Center 8 or 7 or the Hauppauge WinTV v8 or WinTV v7 application.
2. A Media Center remote control kit is available as an option

Compare WinTV TV tuner boards (internal)

  WinTV-HVR-1150 board
  WinTV-quadHD WinTV-HVR-2255
Media Center Kit
WinTV-HVR-2255 WinTV-HVR-1265 WinTV-HVR-1150
model number 1609 1213 1229
Board only, no remote
1196 1288
Bus type Half height PCI Express Half height PCI Express Half height PCI Express Half height PCI Express Full height PCI
Number of tuners Four
digital TV
Two
analog and digital TV
Two
analog and digital TV
One
analog and digital TV
One
analog and digital TV
Digital TV receiver format ATSC/QAM ATSC/QAM ATSC/QAM ATSC/QAM ATSC/QAM
Analog TV format NTSC NTSC NTSC NTSC
MPEG-2 Encoder for analog TV Dual hardware MPEG-2 encoders - up to 6Mbits/sec per channel Dual hardware MPEG-2 encoders - up to 6Mbits/sec per channel Software encoder Software encoder
Video filter 3D comb 3D comb 2D comb 2D comb
Remote control Hauppauge remote Media Center remote

Hauppauge remote Hauppauge remote
A/V input S-Video, composite, left and right audio S-Video, composite, left and right audio S-video, stereo audio jack S-video, stereo audio jack
FM yes yes yes yes

 

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