Hauppauge 01200 WinTV-HVR-850 Hybrid Video Recorder - 1200

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I bought the HVR-850 after getting a 22" widescreen monitor for my computer. It was cheap ($45 after rebate) and easy to install (load the software and plug-it in). It works great in terms of functionality. You can put a little window in the corner of your screen and watch while you work. The recorder also works well with or without the timer. The only issue I have is that the max resolution is 800x600. This is fine for a small window, but at full screen, the resolution isn't very good.

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Does exactly as advertised. Receives analog (for connecting to your cable box or dish receiver) and digital (for of-the-air channels) and lets you record onto any file of your choice in MPEG format on you hard drive. This way you can burn DVD's from movies you originally recorded on you TIVO or dish DVR.

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Good Value but ..

by Steve on 12/23/2008

I bought the HVR-850 after getting a 22" widescreen monitor for my computer. It was cheap ($45 after rebate) and easy to install (load the software and plug-it in). It works great in terms of functionality. You can put a little window in the corner of your screen and watch while you work. The recorder also works well with or without the timer. The only issue I have is that the max resolution is 800x600. This is fine for a small window, but at full screen, the resolution isn't very good.

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on 2/27/2009

Does exactly as advertised. Receives analog (for connecting to your cable box or dish receiver) and digital (for of-the-air channels) and lets you record onto any file of your choice in MPEG format on you hard drive. This way you can burn DVD's from movies you originally recorded on you TIVO or dish DVR.

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Product Overview

Watch and record cable TV or over-the-air ATSC high definition digital TV. programs, in a window or full screen on your PC or laptop monitor. Schedule your TV recordings, using the high quality MPEG-2 video recording format. Pocket size, easy to install on USB2. The perfect traveling companion for desktop or laptops.

Specifications

Manufacturer Hauppauge
Mfg Part# 1200
SKU 207662072
UPC 785428012001
UPC 14 00785428012001
Features
Host Interface USB
Product Type TV Tuner
Manufacturer Part Number 1200
Manufacturer Hauppauge Computer Works
Product Model HVR-850
Product Name 01200 WinTV-HVR-850 Hybrid Video Recorder
Product Line WinTV
Product Series HVR
Brand Name Hauppauge
Package Contents 01200 WinTV-HVR-850 Hybrid Video RecorderPortable digital antennaUSB extension cableSoftware on CD-ROMQuick installation guide
Form Factor External
Platform Supported PC
Functions TV Tuning / Video Recording
Video Formats MPEG-2
Video System ATSC / NTSC
Tech Specs
Interfaces/Ports 1 x TV
Product Type TV Tuner
Manufacturer Part Number 1200
Manufacturer Website Address www.hauppauge.com
Manufacturer Hauppauge Computer Works
Product Model 01200
Product Name 01200 WinTV-HVR-850 Hybrid Video Recorder
Product Line WinTV
Brand Name Hauppauge
Additional Information No need to open your PC just plug into your USB 2.0 port Media Center compatible. Watch and recording TV with Microsoft's Windows Media Center
Package Contents 01200 WinTV-HVR-850 Hybrid Video Recorder Portable digital antenna USB extension cable Software on CD-ROM Quick installation guide
System Requirements 2.2 GHz Intel P4 or 1.8 GHz Centrino or equivalent (minimum) 2.8 GHz Intel P4 or Core Duo or equivalent for analog TV recording with MPEG-2 (minimum) Graphics with 64 MB of memory (minimum) USB 2.0 port (will not work with USB 1.1) CD-ROM drive (for Software installation) Operating System Required: Microsoft Windows Vista or XP with Service Pack 2
Form Factor External
Host Interface USB
Platform Support PC
Functions TV Tuning / Video Recording
Video Formats MPEG-2
Video Features Digital ATSC over-the-air TV tuner built-in. A portable digital TV antenna can be used to receive digital TV up to 10 miles from a ATSC transmitter Record ATSC digital TV programs to your PC's hard disk using high quality MPEG-2. TV recordings will typically consume 5 Gigabytes of disk space per hour for ATSC high definition Record analog TV shows to your PC's hard disk using our SoftPVR MPEG-2 encoder. Analog TV recordings will typically consume 1.5 Gigabytes of disk space per hour
Video System ATSC / NTSC
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