Hauppauge Colossus Video Recorder

Hauppauge Colossus Video Recorder

Hauppauge Colossus Video Recorder

B&H # HA01414 MFR # 01414
Discontinued

Product Highlights

  • Internal PCI Express Board
  • H.264 Compressed Video/Audio at 1080i
  • Records HD Video from Un-encrypted HDMI
  • Supports AVCHD Format
  • Records HD Video Game Play & TV Programs
  • Supports Stereo Audio / Composite Input
  • Turns Old Video Tapes into Blu-ray Disks
  • Simultaneous HD Recording & Viewing
  • IR Blaster & IR Receiver/Learn Cable
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  • 1Description

The Hauppauge Colossus Video Recorder is an internal PCI Express board that offers real-time H.264 compressed video recordings with digital audio at a resolution up to 1080i. Equipped with an HDMI input port, the Colossus allows you to directly record HD video from an un-encrypted HDMI source such as a digital SLR.

You can record digital audio using 2-channel stereo or optical audio with five channel Dolby Digital. The video recorder allows you to record AVCHD format videos at variable recording rates from 1 to 20 Mbits/sec onto a DVD-R or DVD-RW disk for playback on a Blu-ray DVD player. With Arcsoft ShowBiz application, you can easily record and playback your video game in HD (up to 1080i) via Xbox360 or PS3 game consoles.

The WinTV v7 TV application enables you to create personal HD video library of favorite TV programs by automatically recording TV programs from HD cable TV and satellite set top boxes. The recorder allows you to connect to any component video equipped with an HD set top box. Supporting a standard definition composite input, the unit enables recording old video tapes and burning these videos onto a Blu-ray DVD disk.

Component video plus stereo and digital audio pass through facilitates simultaneous HD recording and viewing. Included IR blaster and IR receiver/learn cable identifies your cable TV or satellite remote control and can change the channel on your set top box automatically. The Colossus Video Recorder runs on Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP platform.

Internal PCI Express board
Includes a built-in H.264 high definition encoder for enhanced video recordings
Offers real-time H.264 compressed video recordings with digital audio at a resolution up to 1080i
Includes an HDMI input port that allows you to directly record HD video from an un-encrypted HDMI source such as a digital SLR
Records digital audio via 2-channel stereo or optical audio with five channel Dolby Digital
Supports AVCHD recording format
Allows variable recording rates from 1 to 20 Mbits/sec 1
Burns onto a standard 4.7GB DVD-R or DVD-RW disk
Arcsoft ShowBiz application allows you to easily record and playback your video game play in HD (up to 1080i) via Xbox360 or PS3 game consoles
Can burn HD disks or upload video game play in HD to YouTube
WinTV v7 TV application enables you to create personal HD video library of favorite TV programs by automatically recording TV programs from HD cable TV and satellite set top boxes
Connects to most HD cable TV and satellite TV receivers with component video and optical digital audio
Supports stereo audio input
Allows to connect any component video equipped with an HD set top box
Supports standard definition composite input
Enables recording old video tapes and burning these videos onto a Blu-ray DVD disk
Component video plus stereo and digital audio pass through facilitates simultaneous HD recording and viewing
IR blaster and IR receiver/learn cable identifies your cable TV or satellite remote control and can change the channel on your set top box automatically
Runs on Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP platform
NTSC and PAL support
UPC: 785428014142
In the Box
Hauppauge Colossus Video Recorder
  • Hauppauge Remote Control
  • A/V Cable Adapters (2 Sets Supplied)
  • Component Video Cable Set
  • IR Blaster/Receiver Cable
  • Installation Software on CD: WinTV v7 and Arcsoft
  • ShowBiz Applications
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • 2-year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Compression Format H.264
    Encoding Formats AVCHD video encoder
    Source AC-3 recording from AC-3 source
    AAC audio encoding from PCM source
    Recording Bit Rate 1 to 20 Mbits/sec (user selectable in the ArcSoft ShowBiz application)
    Recording Format up to 1080i from component video (YCrCb or YPrPb)
    NTSC: 720p60, 1080i60, 480i60, 480p60
    PAL: 720p50, 1080i50, 576p50, 576i50, 480p50, 480i50

    Any other format conversions needs to be done with the MediaConvert program (supplied).

    Signal System NTSC or PAL supported
    System Requirements Processor Requirements (minimum for HD playback): Dual core CPU 2.0GHz or faster
    Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), Windows Vista or Windows XP service pack 2 (32-bit). For use with Windows 7 Media Center.
    Graphics with 256MB memory (or greater)
    PCI Express x1 slot
    Sound card for audio playback
    CD-ROM drive for installing the Colossus software

    When playing back video recordings made with the Colossus, a fast CPU and at least 256MB of graphics memory are needed.

    Software Control ArcSoft "ShowBiz": for video recording and authoring and burning of your TV recordings onto a Blu-ray DVD compatible disc
    Hauppauge WinTV v7 application: with support for the Hauppauge remote control and IR blaster
    Input/Output A/V cable input adapter with:
  • Component video input
  • Left/ Right RCA audio input

  • A/V cable output adapter with loop through audio and video:
  • Component video output
  • Left/ Right RCA audio output
  • Optical audio input and loop through output
    HDMI input (Note: for use with un-encrypted HDMI video sources)
    IR Blaster output

    Video input on Component and HDMI sources is limited to 1080i

    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.25 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.9 x 7.7 x 3.2"

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