HD-PVR Gaming Edition is a high definition (HD) video recorder for Gaming Consoles and PCs. It records video in an H.264 Blu-ray compatible format to your PC from any component video equipped Game Console with component out, like Xbox360, PlayStation 3 and Wii. This Gaming Edition includes a 3 in 1 component cable for use with the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii. This cable is a $30 value. In addition, it will record from HD cable TV and Satellite set top boxes. The HD PVR records at video resolutions up to 1080i in real time using a built-in hardware H.264 encoder. Audio is recorded using AAC or Dolby Digital. Compatible with Windows 7, Vista and Windows XP with Service pack 2. This is an Amazon’s product review. Checkout more details bellow.
- High definition (HD) video recorder for Gaming Consoles and PCs
- Records video in an H.264 Blu-ray compatible format to your PC
- Includes a 3 in 1 component cable for use with the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii
- Compatible with Windows 7, Vista and Windows XP with Service pack 2
Record your Xbox 360 or PS3 game play on your PC in 1080i HD with the new HD PVR Gaming Edition
HD PVR is the world’s first High Definition video recorder for making real-time H.264 compressed recordings from your Xbox or PS3 game play. HD PVR records Component Video (YCrCb) is recorded at resolutions up to 1080i, while audio is recorded using optical audio with Dolby AC3 or two channel stereo audio.
New Features for the HD PVR Gaming Edition
The HD PVR Gaming Edition is specially designed for the dedicated Xbox360 or PS3 gamer. The Gaming Edition includes a new jet black case plus a universal Component Video cable, so you can bring 1080i video from your game console into the HD PVR. Also, we include the latest version of Arcsoft ShowBiz which allows you to record your game play in HD and upload directly to YouTube.
Video Passthrough, for Zero Delay Recording and Gaming
HD PVR’s video passthrough gives zero delay on your TV monitor, and makes HD video recordings at the same time. Video passthrough uses the component video input to record your game play in HD while the “no delay” component video output allows you to play your games on your TV set. To see our passthrough recording diagram, click the “Connector diagrams”.
High Performance, High Definition recording
At long last, a personal video game recorder that offers high quality recordings from your HD gameplay.
At the heart of the HD PVR is an H.264 high-definition encoder that’s built-in for high-performance, high-quality TV recordings at up to 1080i resolution, 720p or VGA/D1. The box includes a component video input as well as optical or stereo audio inputs. (Audio is recorded using AC-3 encoding from SPDIF in 2 or 5.1 channel audio / Digital Dolby.)
The HD PVR records in the AVCHD format, which can be used to burn Blu-ray DVD discs. Two hours of high-definition recordings, recorded at 5 Mbits/sec, can be burnt onto a standard 4.7 GB DVD-R or DVD-RW disk for playback on any Blu-ray DVD player. (You have the option of recording at data rates from 1 Mbs to 13.5Mbs, constant and variable bit rate.)
There Are Three H.264 Formats You Can Choose When Recording a Video:
- TS, which is a generic ‘transport stream’ compatible with many digital media players
- M2TS, which is compatible with the Sony Playstation3
- MP4, which is compatible with the XBox360
The .TS and .M2TS files are AVCHD compatible, and can be used to burn Blu-ray compatible disk recordings. These files can be burned onto a standard DVD+R or DVD+RW disk for playback in a Blu-ray disk player. Approximately 2 hours of HD TV recorded at 5Mbits/sec can be put onto a standard DVD+R or DVD+RW disk.
What’s in the HD PVR Gaming Edition Box
Component Video cables from Xbox360 or PS3, component video cable set to your TV set, audio cable set, USB cable, and 5V power supply. Also includes the following bundled software applications: Arcsoft “ShowBiz” with video recording and direct upload to YouTube.
The HD PVR measures a scant 7.8 x 6.8 x 2.8 inches, so it will fit snugly next to your game console.
That’s all about the Hauppauge 1445 HD-PVR Gaming Edition High Definition Personal Video Recorder. This Personal Video Recorder is available in Amazon.com. You can directly order or buy from here.