HD Recorder Comparison

HD PVR 2

Which High Definition Personal Video Recorder is Right for You?

HD PVR Pro 60 HD PVR Pro 60 HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition Plus HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition Plus HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition HD PVR 2 HD PVR 2
model 1512
HD PVR Rocket HD PVR Rocket Colossus2 Colossus2
Model Number 01684 1504 1480 1512 1540 1577
Type USB 3.0 USB 2.0/3.0 USB 2.0/3.0 USB 2.0/3.0 USB 2.0/3.0 PCIe
HDMI In
Component Video In -
Input Format (max) 4K 1080p60 1080p60 1080p60 1080p60 1080p60
Recording format (max) 1080p 60fps 1080p 30fps 1080p 30fps 1080p 30fps 1080p 30fps 1080p 30fps
Standalone recording SD card - - - USB thumb drive -
OBS
compatible
WinTV v10
compatible ****
-
included
-
included
Frame rate maximum recording 60fps 30fps 30fps 30fps 30fps 30fps
Retro game console compatible -
Lag free pass through
Mac support
with OBS
optional*** optional*** Recordings compatible with iMovie -
Record in-game chat
Optical audio and 5.1 channel sound - - -
Record button -
IR Blaster - - - -
Hauppauge A/V cable -
StreamEez
compatible
-
Component Video includes the Hauppauge AV adapter cable
* Record up to 1080p30 with 1080p60 no delay passthrough
* With Hauppauge Capture and a microphone plugged into your PC
** Mac capture application is a download and requires Internet access
*** Requires separate purchase of Mac software from HDPVRCapture.com
**** WinTV can be used for scheduled recording

Which Hauppauge is right for your video service and source?

Zoom
Skype
Vmix
streaming
Vimeo
streaming
YouTube
Live
streaming
Facebook
streaming
OBS XSplit Wowza Cable and
Sat box
(Note 1)
Game Console PC Game System Home Video
Tapes
HD PVR Pro 60HD PVR Pro 60
Note 2

Note 2
StreamEezProStreamEez-Pro
Note 3
HD PVR 2HD PVR 2
Note 3
HD PVR RocketHD PVR Rocket
Note 3
Colossus2 Colossus2
Note 3
USBLive2 USB-Live2
Note 1: The StreamEez-Pro, HD PVR 2, Rocket and Colossus 2 have Component video for recording with cable and satellite TV boxes.
Note 2: Facebook and YouTube Live streaming with OBS
Note 3: While HD PVR 2, StreamEez-Pro, Colossus 2 and Rocket have composite AV inputs, USB-Live2 is the preferred solution for recording home video tapes.