Hauppauge 1199 WinTV HVR-1600 Internal PCI Dual TV Tuner/Video Recorder with IR Receiver and Blaster – NEW

$149.95 $109.95

Manufacturer: Hauppauge Computer Works
Manufacturer Part Number: 1199
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Brand Name: Hauppauge
Product Line: WinTV
Product Model: 1199
Product Name: 1199 WinTV-HVR-1600 Hybrid Video Recorder
Marketing Information: WinTV-HVR-1600 brings over-the-air high definition ATSC digital TV, clear QAM digital cable TV and analog cable TV to your PC. Watch and record TV in a window or full screen using high quality MPEG-2.
Product Type: TV Tuner
Technical Information
Host Interface: PCI
Functions: * TV Tuning * Video Recording
Video System: * ATSC * NTSC
Video Formats: * MPEG-2 * MPEG-1
Video Features:
* Watch and record all digital TV formats, including the highest definition 1080i * Watch and record clear QAM digital cable TV * 125 channel cable ready analog TV Tuner built-in with dbx-TV stereo decoder for great TV sound
Platform Support: PC
Interfaces/Ports: 1 x TV Input

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SKU: 785428011998 Category:



  • Supports QAM, ATSC, and analog cable signals
  • Built-in hardware MPEG-2 recorder
  • Remote control included
  • Includes Personal Video Recorder software for scheduled recording of programs

Product Description
WinTV-HVR-1600 brings over-the-air high definition ATSC digital TV, clear QAM digital cable TV and analog cable TV to your PC. Watch and record TV in a window or full screen using high quality MPEG-2.WinTV-HVR-1600 contains two tuners – an ATSC digital TV tuner for over the air digital TV reception plus a 125-channel cable ready TV tuner. For ATSC digital TV, all 18 ATSC formats including 1080i can be watched or recorded to disk as a program stream. A highly integrated MPEG-1/2 hardware encoder is on-board for recording analog cable TV to disk.

Editorial Review
The Hauppauge 1199 WinTV-HVR-1600 includes dual TV tuners to let you watch both digital and analog television on your PC, in a window or full screen. With PVR software and built-in hardware for MPEG-2 encoding, you can also record television onto your computer for viewing later without slowing down your computer.

The Hauppauge 1199 WinTV-HVR-1600 offers:

  • Dual TV tuners to watch digital and analog television signals.
  • Compatible with ATSC and QAM digital TV, and analog cable TV signals.
  • Dbx-TV stereo decoding for spectacular sound.
  • Built-in MPEG-2 hardware encoding.

Dual tuners lets you watch both digital and analog signals. View larger. Watch High-definition Digital TV on Your Computer
With dual format TV tuners, the WinTV-HVR-1600 lets you watch ATSC digital TV as well as QAM digital TV and analog cable TV. ATSC digital TV, which typically requires an antenna for reception, is the over-the-air HDTV standard for North America. ATSC broadcasts range in resolution from standard definition up to the high definition 1080i format. (To check the ATSC digital transmissions in your area, input your zip code at

The WinTV-HVR-1600 also lets you watch and record QAM channels, which are unencrypted digital channels broadcast by your local cable operator. If you don’t have access to digital television channels yet, you can also watch regular analog cable television. And with the included remote control, you can control your cable TV or satellite set top box.

In addition to high-definition video, the card also features a dbx-TV stereo decoder for great TV sound. The card has Composite/S-Video and audio inputs that allow for connecting VCRs or cable/satellite set top boxes.

Your Own Personal Digital Video Recorder!
With the included software, you can easily record TV shows to your hard disk using MPEG-2. Several recording options are available depending on your playback needs; higher quality video requires more disk space. Generally, 5 gigabytes of disk space is used per hour of ATCS digital TV recordings.. Thanks to the built-in hardware MPEG-2 encoder, your PC continues to run at full speed even while recording.

The WinTV application offers an elegant interface to watch TV in a window or full screen. View larger. With the WinTV-Scheduler software, easily schedule the recordings of your favorite television shows daily, weekly, or just once. You can then play back the recordings at your leisure, burn them onto CD or DVD for playback on another computer or your television, or with video editing software (not included), you can edit the shows. This is great for saving favorite movie clips, or of your favorite teams dramatic last-second win or your favorite player’s grand slam.

The Hauppauge 1199 WinTV-HVR-1600 plugs into a PCI slot and is compatible with Windows Vista, XP with Service Pack 2, and Windows XP Media Center Edition. With XP-MCE and Vista, you can add the WinTV-HVR-1600 as either the primary or secondary TV tuner. The Microsoft Media Center application supports up to two TV tuners so you can watch on channel while recording another.

What’s in the Box
WinTV-HVR-1600 PCI card, IR remote control receiver, IR Blaster (remote control), CD-ROM with WinTV software.

Additional information

Weight 4 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 5 in