Hauppauge 1212 High Definition Personal Video Recorder
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Product Information for Hauppauge 1212 High Definition Personal Video Recorder

Highlights for Hauppauge 1212 High Definition Personal Video Recorder

  • Form Factor:External
  • Host Interface:USB

Marketing Information

HD PVR is the world's first high definition video recorder for making real-time H.264 compressed recordings at resolutions up to 1080i. HD-PVR records component video (YCrCb) from cable TV and satellite set top boxes, with a built-in IR blaster to automatically change TV channels for scheduled recordings. Audio is recorded using AAC or Dolby Digital.

General Information

  • Manufacturer: Hauppauge Computer Works
  • Manufacturer Part Number: 1212
  • Product Name: 1212 High Definition Personal Video Recorder
  • Manufacturer Website Address: www.hauppauge.com
  • Product Type: Video Capturing Device
  • Product Model: 1212
  • Brand Name: Hauppauge
  • Technical Information

  • Host Interface: USB
  • Video Formats: H.264
  • Video Features:
  • Built-in hardware H.264 high definition encoder, for high performance, high quality TV recordings
  • Component video input from most high definition cable TV and satellite TV receivers
  • Record high definition video at up to 1080i resolution, 720p or VGA/D1
  • Record at data rates from 1Mbits/sec to 13.5Mbits/sec, constant and variable bit rate
  • Blu-ray format AVCHD recordings, so you can burn your TV recordings onto a standard DVD disk (up to 2 hours of video at 5MBits/sec) and playback on Blu-ray DVD players
  • Audio/Video, component video loop through to allow HD recording and viewing at the same time
  • Video System: PAL
  • Platform Support: PC
  • Functions: Video Recording
  • Physical Characteristics

  • Form Factor: External
  • Dimensions: 2.76" Height x 7.8" Width x 6.81" Depth
  • Weight: 1 lb
  • Miscellaneous

    Package Contents

  • 1212 High Definition Personal Video Recorder
  • Remote control including batteries
  • IR blaster transmitter cable
  • Component video cable set
  • Audio cable set
  • USB cable
  • 5V power supply
  • English manual

    System Requirements

  • Processor Requirements (minimum): Dual core CPU
  • Graphics with 256MB memory (or greater)
  • Sound card

    Additional Information

  • High performance noise reduction function
  • IR receiver for remote control
  • IR blaster to change the TV channels in your set top box
  • AC-3 audio encoding


    Environmental Conditions



  • Interfaces/Ports: 1 x S-Video Input
  • Software

  • Software Included:
  • ArcSoft TotalMedia Extreme
  • ArcSoft TotalMedia Theater
  • ArcSoft Media Converter
  • ArcSoft WinTV Scheduler
  • Power Description

    Processor & Chipset