Hauppauge Colossus PCI Express HD PVR Product Details
Hauppauge 01414 Colossus PCI Express HD PVR
Record high definition video with digital audio, using the Hauppauge Colossus PCI Express HD PVR. This PVR is engineered for making ultimate H.264 compressed recordings at resolutions up to 1080i AVCHD. It comes with HDMI input port which helps you to easily record HD video at up to 1080i from an un-encrypted HDMI source. This PVR can also records component video (YCrCb) from other video game consoles, cable TV and satellite set top boxes through its built-in IR blaster which instantly changes TV channels for scheduled recordings. Plus, audio is recorded using two channel optical audio which comes with five channel Dolby Digital. Buy the Hauppauge Colossus PCI Express HD PVR now!
What It Is And Why You Need It:
- Record HD 1080i AVCHD; offers ultimate H.264 compressed recordings at resolutions up to 1080i AVCHD
- HDMI input; helps you to easily record HD video at up to 1080i from an un-encrypted HDMI source
- Component Video; for recording from other video game consoles, cable TV and satellite set top boxes through its built-in IR blaster
A Closer Look
- Record high definition video using H.264 video encoding with digital audio. Colossus is an internal PCI Express board, full height, and runs with Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.
- Includes a built-in high quality hardware H.264 high definition encoder, for high performance, high quality video recordings
- Record high definition video at up to 1080i resolution. Also records standard definition video. Record at datarates from 1Mbs to 20Mbs.
- Record your game play in HD (up to 1080i) with component video and digital audio (optical) from Xbox360 or PS3 game consoles.
- Record your favorite TV programs from HD cable TV and satellite set top boxes. Colossus connects to most HD cable TV and satellite TV receivers with component video and optical digital audio. Stereo audio inputs are supported, too.
- Burn your video game play or your favorite TV programs onto AVCHD disks in high definition using standard DVD media. These AVCHD disks can be played back on a blu-ray DVD player. Up to 2 hours of HD AVCHD video can be recorded on standard DVD-R disks at 5MBits/sec.
- Create HD recordings which can be played back on the Xbox 360 and PS3
- Includes Hauppauge's WinTV v7 TV application for automatic recording of TV programs from cable or satellite set top boxes
- Includes Arcsoft ShowBiz to record video game play. Burn HD disks or upload video game play in HD to YouTube
- Colossus has component video plus stereo and digital audio pass through, to allow HD recording and viewing at the same time.
- NTSC and PAL support
- HDMI input port included. If you have an un-encrypted HDMI video source, such as a digital SLR, you can record directly from this source.
Note: most cable and satellite TV receivers do not support un-encrypted HDMI video.
- Includes IR blaster and IR receiver/learn cable. Colossus can "learn" your cable TV or satellite remote control and can automatically change the channel on your set top box.
- H.264 AVCHD video encoder
- AC-3 recording from AC-3 source
- AAC audio encoding from PCM source
- Recording datarate: from 1 to 20 Mbits/sec (user selectable in the ArcSoft ShowBiz application)
- Recording format:
- up to 1080i from component video (YCrCb or YPrPb)
- NTSC: 720p60, 1080i60, 480i60, 480p60
- PAL: 720p50, 1080i50, 576p50, 576i50, 480p50, 480i50
- Note: the video input format determines the recorded format. For example, 1080i input records at 1080i, 720P records at 720P, etc. Any other format conversions needs to be done with the MediaConvert program (supplied).
- NTSC or PAL supported
Note: when playing back video recordings made with the Colossus, a fast CPU and at least 256MB of graphics memory are needed.
- Processor Requirements (minimum for HD playback): Dual core CPU 2.0GHz or faster
- Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), Windows Vista or Windows XP service pack 2 (32-bit). For use with Windows 7 Media Center.
- Graphics with 256MB memory (or greater)
- PCI Express x1 slot
- Sound card for audio playback
- CD-ROM drive for installing the Colossus software
Manufactured by: Hauppauge
Warranty provided by: Hauppauge
Limited Warranty: 12 months parts; 12 months labor
Mfg Part No: 01414
UPC No: 785428014142
Box Size: ( Length:8, Width:8, Depth:3)
Shipping Weight: 1.9000 pound(s)
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address below and requesting the warranty for item number: H56-2606
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