WinTV-PVR-350 puts TV watching under your control! Watch TV on your PC screen (in a window or full screen), digitally record your TV shows to your PCs hard disk and play them back at any time, or pause live TV and create your own instant replay.
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!
Your own personal Digital Video Recorder! Using the built-in hardware MPEG encoder, WinTV-PVR-350 recording data rates from 2.5Mbits/sec to 12Mbits/sec, so you decide how much hard disk space your videos will consume. A typical one hour TV show in DVD quality will take 1 to 2 Gigabytes of hard disk space.
After recording your videos to your PCs hard disk, you can play them back on your TV set with the WinTV-PVR-350’s hardware MPEG decoder. The hardware MPEG decoder takes no system resources while playing videos, so your computer continues to run at full speed.
With WinTV-Scheduler and WinTV-Editor. Trim your videos without losing video quality with our WinTV-Editor! WinTV Scheduler allows you to 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! A link to TitanTV.com, an Internet electronic program guide, is included.
MediaMVP™ compatible - play your TV recordings onto your TV set through Hauppauge’s MediaMVP (optional).
Turn your TV shows or home videos into DVD movies*! If you have a DVD or CD burner in your PC, use the WinTV-PVR’s recordings with the included Ulead DVD MovieFactory™ to author your own home DVD’s or CD’s.
Technically speaking: WinTV-PVR-350 contains a highly integrated MPEG-1/2 hardware encoder and hardware MPEG-1/2 decoder. The hardware MPEG encoder is used to turn audio/video into MPEG streams. The encoded MPEG stream is sent over the PCI bus, where it is stored on the PCs hard disk and simultaneously decoded in software for display on the PC screen. WinTV-PVR-350 supports three DVD quality profiles: DVD extra long play, DVD long play and DVD standard play. In addition, there are record profiles for SVCD and VCD formats, plus a “raw” 12Mbit/sec MPEG-2 format. The on-board hardware MPEG-2 video decoder is used to decode MPEG video into analog audio/video for output to stereo audio and S-Video connectors.