• Features
  • Overview
  • System Requirements

Note: the WinTV-PVR-USB2 has been replaced by the WinTV-HVR-1950

Watch, pause and record TV or home videos on your PC or laptop. Burn your TV shows onto DVD or CD!

  • Watch and Record TV on your PC or laptop, in a window or full screen! Pause TV with instant replay. Listen to FM radio, too!
  • Turn your PC or laptop into a Digital TV recorder. Record TV programs or home videos with high quality MPEG-2 hardware compression!
  • Turn your TV shows or home videos into DVD or CDs*.
  • For PCs and Laptops with USB 2.0 or 1.1 ports (works best on USB 2.0) Remote control included.

WinTV-PVR-USB2 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! Includes high quality dbx-TV stereo for great TV sound.
  • Record 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!
  • No need to open your PC: just plug into a USB port. Works best with USB 2.0, but will also work with USB 1.1.
  • Pause live TV with instant replay, fast forward and rewind.
  • Listen to FM radio on your PC.
  • Includes WinTV-Scheduler, so you can schedule your TV recordings on a daily, weekly or once only schedule.
  • Turn your home video tapes or TV recordings into MPEG-2 movies, then burn them onto DVD or CD! Ulead’s® DVD MovieFactory™ allows you to burn DVD’s, S-VCD’s or video CD’s. Play your recordings on your home DVD* player!
  • Windows XP Media Center Edition (and Vista) compatible. Add TV to your Media Center laptop or desktop PC*.

With WinTV-PVR-USB2 you can

  • Watch TV in a resizeable window (or full screen) on your PC screen. Listen to FM radio, too! While watching TV, you can surf the net, answer e-mail or do any other PC function.
  • Record your TV shows or home videos to disk using high quality MPEG compression. Create MPEG movies in DVD quality up to 12 Mbits/sec, or make VCD or SVCD compatible movies. 1 to 2 Gigabytes of hard disk space is used per hour of recorded video.
  • Pause your TV shows with instant replay, fast forward and rewind.
  • Schedule your TV recording with WinTV-Scheduler. Use the internet Electronic Program Guide, TitanTV*, to view and schedule your TV programs.
  • Capture still video images from TV, up to 1600x1200 pixels, in BMP, TIF, and JPEG formats.

With WinTV-PVR-USB2, you can Watch, Record and Pause live TV on your PC or laptop, in a window or full screen. Record your favorite TV shows to your hard disk, or pause live TV and create your own instant replay!

Create your own Digital Video Recorder! The WinTV-PVR-USB2 turns your PC or laptop into a digital video recorder. Record TV programs or home videos to disk, play them back to your PC screen, or burn them onto DVD. With data rates from 2.5MBits/sec up to 12Mbits/sec (using USB 2.0), you decide how much hard disk space your videos will consume. At DVD quality, a one hour TV show will take 2 gigabytes of hard disk space.

The WinTV-PVR-USB2 uses a built-in hardware MPEG-2 encoder, so you don’t slow down your PC while you record.

WinTV-PVR-USB2 is easy to install. Just plug it into your PC or laptops USB 1.1 or 2.0 port, connect to any kind of TV reception (cable, antenna, etc.) or a VCR or camcorder, load the software from our installation CD. Then start watching TV, listen to FM radio and recording your TV or videos to disk!

WinTV-PVR-USB2 includes WinTV-Scheduler. 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 TV programs so you’ll never miss your TV shows again!

Use MediaMVP™ to play your WinTV-PVR-USB2 recordings onto your TV set. Record TV shows on your PC with WinTV-PVR-USB2 and then watch them on your living room TV set with Hauppauge’s MediaMVP!

System Requirements

  • System requirements: Pentium® II processor 733MHz minimum or equivalent, 128MB RAM and 10GB disk drive minimum recommended.
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP, 2000 and Windows XP Media Center Edition*.
  • Available USB 2.0 or 1.1 port on your PC or laptop (works best with USB 2.0).
  • Sound card.
  • Optional: DVD or CD-RW writer for burning your videos or TV programs onto DVD, VCD or SVCD.

Included in the box

  • WinTV-PVR-USB2 device with 125 channel cable TV tuner, FM radio tuner, MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 hardware audio/video compressor, and remote control receiver.
  • Remote control transmitter.
  • Wall mounted power supply: 6V@1.7A.
  • External power supply.
  • 1 meter USB cable.
  • WinTV-PVR-USB2 CD-ROM includes:
    • WinTV2000 for Live TV on your PC screen, plus Pause and Record.
    • WinTV-Radio for FM radio reception.
    • WinTV-Scheduler for scheduling you TV recording.
    • WinTV-Editor: edit your videos recordings.