Difference between revisions of "Hauppauge WinTV-PVR-USB2"

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Device is made by [[Hauppauge]]
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Functionally, the "PVR USB2" device is very similar to Hauppauge's line of "PVR-XXX" PCI based tuner cards - except this device uses USB instead of PCI which makes it suitable for laptop, xbox, or embedded device applications where there would otherwise not be a PCI slot available.
  
(driver available at http://www.isely.net/pvrusb2/) emulates a PVR-x50 card. IP Recorder (RTSP, RTS, UDP)
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* Manufacturer info: http://www.hauppauge.com/pages/products/data_pvrusb2.html
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* This device is compatible with LinuxMCE
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**This device needs a few things in order to work properly under LinuxMCE. Run the following commands by Alt-Ctrl-2 and typing root then entering the following lines. For some reason the ivtv-firmware package is not being installed along with the ivtv packages.
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  apt-get install ivtv-firmware
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  rmmod pvrusb2
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  modprobe pvrusb2
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**Under Mythtv-setup you will need to select a new capture card and select the PVR150 option
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===WinTV-PVR-USB2 includes:===
  
[[Category: Video]]
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* 125 channel cable ready TV tuner for TV in a window (or full screen). Surf the net while you watch TV on your PC screen!
[[Category: Hardware]]
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*No need to open your PC: works best with USB 2.0. Will also work with USB 1.1.
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*Composite/S-Video and audio inputs to connect to VCR, camcorders or satellite receivers.
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*Built-in hardware MPEG-2 encoder.
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**Record TV or videos to disk using from 1-2 Gigabytes of disk space per hour of recorded video. While recording, the WinTV-PVRs' hardware MPEG encoder does all the work, so your PC continues to run at full speed.
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**Over USB 2.0, the WInTV-PVR-USB2 can record at up to 12MBits/sec. On USB 1.1, recording is limited to 6MBits/ec.
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The WinTV-PVR-USB2's TV tuner and S-Video/composite video inputs are for either PAL or NTSC.
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===System Requirements:===
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* Pentium® III processor 733MHz or faster, 128MB RAM and 10GB disk drive minimum recommended
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* Available USB 2.0 or 1.1 port (works faster on USB 2.0)
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* Sound card
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* DVD or CD-RW writer (optional for burning DVDs or Video CD’s)
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* VGA card (PCI or AGP) which supports video overlay (NVidia, S3, ATI, etc.)
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[[Category:Hardware]]
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[[Category:Video]]

Revision as of 00:40, 10 September 2007

Functionally, the "PVR USB2" device is very similar to Hauppauge's line of "PVR-XXX" PCI based tuner cards - except this device uses USB instead of PCI which makes it suitable for laptop, xbox, or embedded device applications where there would otherwise not be a PCI slot available.

  • Manufacturer info: http://www.hauppauge.com/pages/products/data_pvrusb2.html
  • This device is compatible with LinuxMCE
    • This device needs a few things in order to work properly under LinuxMCE. Run the following commands by Alt-Ctrl-2 and typing root then entering the following lines. For some reason the ivtv-firmware package is not being installed along with the ivtv packages.
  apt-get install ivtv-firmware
  rmmod pvrusb2
  modprobe pvrusb2
    • Under Mythtv-setup you will need to select a new capture card and select the PVR150 option

WinTV-PVR-USB2 includes:

  • 125 channel cable ready TV tuner for TV in a window (or full screen). Surf the net while you watch TV on your PC screen!
  • No need to open your PC: works best with USB 2.0. Will also work with USB 1.1.
  • Composite/S-Video and audio inputs to connect to VCR, camcorders or satellite receivers.
  • Built-in hardware MPEG-2 encoder.
    • Record TV or videos to disk using from 1-2 Gigabytes of disk space per hour of recorded video. While recording, the WinTV-PVRs' hardware MPEG encoder does all the work, so your PC continues to run at full speed.
    • Over USB 2.0, the WInTV-PVR-USB2 can record at up to 12MBits/sec. On USB 1.1, recording is limited to 6MBits/ec.

The WinTV-PVR-USB2's TV tuner and S-Video/composite video inputs are for either PAL or NTSC.

System Requirements:

  • Pentium® III processor 733MHz or faster, 128MB RAM and 10GB disk drive minimum recommended
  • Available USB 2.0 or 1.1 port (works faster on USB 2.0)
  • Sound card
  • DVD or CD-RW writer (optional for burning DVDs or Video CD’s)
  • VGA card (PCI or AGP) which supports video overlay (NVidia, S3, ATI, etc.)