Hauppauge Colossus 2 PCIe Video Capture Card

Hauppauge Colossus 2 PCIe Video Capture Card

Hauppauge Colossus 2 PCIe Video Capture Card

B&H # HA1577 MFR # 1577
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Product Highlights

  • Record from Game Systems + Set-Top Boxes
  • HDMI and Analog Video Inputs
  • HDMI Loop-Thru
  • Optical Audio Input
  • IR Blaster Output Controls Set-Top Boxes
  • Stream to Twitch, YouTube, and UStream
  • Encodes Video in H.264 Format
  • PCI Express x1 Interface
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Hauppauge 1577 overview

  • 1Description

Record TV shows, gameplay, and other video sources in full-HD resolution H.264 video directly to your PC with the Hauppauge Colossus 2 PCIe Video Capture Card. The Colossus 2 plugs directly into an available PCI Express slot and features a real-time hardware H.264 encoder which compresses the input video before recording it for high-quality yet compact video files. Aside from recording, the Colossus 2 can stream video using the included StreamEez software. StreamEez allows you to stream your video to popular platforms such as Twitch, YouTube, and UStream.

Using the available input selection, recording can be done from a variety of sources. The HDMI inputs provide the highest quality video from unprotected sources such as camcorders and some game systems. If you wish to record a protected source, such as a set-top box or other game systems, recording can be done through the component video input which also supports HD resolutions. When using the analog connection, higher quality digital audio can be recorded from the optical output found on many set-top boxes. Using the included WinTV software and IR blaster, the Colossus 2 can control your set-top box so you can schedule recordings for your favorite shows to watch later.


Record your TV programs in HD from a cable TV, DVR or satellite TV box. Offload your DVR and free up DVR disk space. You can also create a library of your favorite TV programs in HD.
Record your Xbox, Playstation or PC game play in HD using analog or digital inputs.
Now with an optical audio input for digital audio input, and an IR blaster to control your cable or satellite set top box
Includes a no-delay HDMI loop-thru, so you can watch TV from your cable or satellite box while you record in HD.
Includes the StreamEez application for live streaming capabilities. StreamEez can stream to Twitch, YouTube, and Ustream channels.
A personal logo inserter allows you to add your own logo to your recordings or Twitch and Ustream channels.
UPC: 785428015774
In the Box
Hauppauge Colossus 2 PCIe Video Capture Card
  • Component Video A/V Adapter Cable
  • IR Blaster Cable
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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    Hauppauge 1577 specs

    Video Encoder Magnum H.264 video encoder
    AC-3 recording from AC-3 source
    Bitrate: 1-13.5 Mb/s CBR (VBR maximum rate approx. 21 Mb/s)
    Recording Formats NTSC:
    1080p60 (recorded as 1080p30)

    1080p50 (recorded as 1080p25)
    System Requirements 1 x PCI Express slot
    3.0GHz single-core or 2.0GHz multi-core processor
    Microsoft Windows XP SP3/Vista/7/8 (32 or 64-bit)
    1GB RAM
    Graphics card with 256MB vRAM
    Sound card
    220MB free hard drive space
    CD-ROM drive (for software installation)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.3 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.953 x 7.716 x 3.307"

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