High Definition video recorders

Which High Definition Personal Video Recorder is Right for You?
HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition HD PVR Rocket Colossus2 Colossus

Notes:
* With Hauppauge Capture and a microphone plugged into your PC
** Mac capture application included inside the box
*** Requires separate purchase of Mac software from HDPVRCapture.com

**** Windows Media center support only Windows 7

HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition Plus HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition HD PVR 2 HD PVR Rocket Colossus 2 Colossus
Model number 1504 1480 1512 1535 1540 1577 1414
Type USB USB USB USB PCIe PCIe
PS4 and Xbox One compatible yes yes yes yes yes yes
up to 1080i
HDMI and Component video in yes yes yes yes yes yes
1080p record yes yes yes yes yes up to 1080i
Mac record support yes ** optional *** optional *** Rocket recordings are compatible with iMovie no optional ***
Record in-game chat yes * yes * yes * yes yes -
Optical audio and 5.1 channel sound yes no yes no yes yes
Record button yes yes yes yes no -
IR Blaster no no yes no yes yes
PS3 and Xbox gaming cables yes yes - yes - -
Component A/V cable - - yes no - yes
StreamEez for Twitch/YouTube yes yes yes yes yes yes
Windows Media Center no no no no no yes ****