The WinTV-HVR-1600 Hybrid Video Recorder from Hauppauge allows you to receive over-the-air HDTV broadcasts right onto your desktop. The tuner features a PCI interface for installation. It also supports standard definition broadcast and cable television signals, making it an extremely versatile solution. You'll even be able to capture analog video from an S-Video source. The tuner allows you to watch, record and playback recorded video, making it an excellent addition to your Media Center PC.
This USB tuner adds an HDTV tuner to your computer, letting you take full advantage of the high-quality format. Network HDTV broadcasts are available over the air for free in most areas. In many cases, all you'll have to do is connect an HDTV antenna to the card to receive the signal.
The tuner comes bundled with WinTV2000 and WinTV-Scheduler software, which features an electronic programming guide. Users can schedule TV recording based on this guide, or simply record live TV with the click of a button.
The expansion card is a complete solution, featuring an integrated tuner as well as a remote control. If you are in a situation where you have limited space, such as a small apartment or dorm room, and would like to integrate your TV and PC without compromise you will find this to be an excellent way to go. An IR blaster is included, which allows the card to control a device such as a cable or satellite box.
Electronic Program Guide
The included electronic program guide software by TitanTV allows you to view a grid of available television programming. This gives you an extreme amount of power in scheduling recordings and also helps make you aware of what programming is available at a glance.
Software for Windows is included to watch and record television. Applications include the WinTV2000 playback and recording utility, the WinTV-Scheduler for time shifting, the WinTV MPEG editor for basic video editing, and Ulead DVD MovieFactory for disc burning.
In the Box
Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1600 Hybrid Video Recorder - PCI ATSC/NTSC HDTV Tuner for Windows