Category: Monitor & Video Cards
Manufacturer: Hauppauge Computer Works
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 1.08MB
Operating System: Windows 98/ME/XP/2000/2003/Vista/NT
Latest Version / Release Date: 5.7.25276 / 04 Jan 2007
The WinTV HVR-900 is a hybrid video recorder that brings TV closer to home and office. It allows users to watch unlimited TV on their personal computers or screens and gives them pausing, rewinding and playing options. It also records TV programs and stores them in the MPEG-2 format. This means that they can be played back whenever needed by the user. The quality of these videos is exceptional and to connect it, users only need to plug it into their computers or laptops using the USB 2.0 port. The aerial should also be connected to boost the reception. The device automatically scans the TV programs and records them without loosing their originality. They are ready for viewing on the computer or screen within the shortest time possible. The quality of images produced on this device is sharp and precise.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
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The WinTV HVR-900 comes with features such as the ability to record and watch TV shows. These programs can be scheduled and edited. They show the number and name of channel. It is compact and this makes it portable for users who want to watch their TV programs wherever they are without missing a thing. It is user friendly in that it is easy to use. Among its system requirements is the CD-ROM drive, a sound card, a 64mb memory graphics and a USB 2.0 port. It will also require a 2.0 GHz Intel p4 which will enable the user to watch television. To record in the mpeg 2 format, users will require a 2.8 GHz Intel p4. The platform is based on windows vista and XP. The package box comes with an installation guide, a portable antenna, a USB cable, a remote control and an audio/video cable. It runs on two batteries. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and WinTV HVR-900 errors before installing any driver updates.