Hauppauge HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition PVR reviews: HDR with HDMI

24 customer reviews

+ This digital TV recorder scores very high on performance. - It scores poorly on range of titles available.

£108 – £144 at 6 retailers out of 419 retailers checked

7.9 out of 10 based on 24 reviews.
Also known as: Hauppauge HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition HDD, Hauppauge HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition HDR See full product description
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Some customer reviews of Hauppauge HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition

Most helpful reviews

Shelly, Sydney Hard working Mum

Score 5.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
We cannot get it to work. It is not particularly user friendly
Overall rating 5.0
Value for money 5.0
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2 of 5 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 29 Nov 2012

liam, caerphilly gamer tech fun

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
was very easy to install and set up was way easyer no need to mess with settings, its will work the the go after install do recommend i have trying over a dozen different capture cards and this has hands down beat them all with no problems
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 24 Jul 2013

Martin, Coventry

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
i dont know as i cant get it to work :(
Bad points:
it just doesnt work i've tried everything thats reccomended on the haupauge website and user forums. it was a present for my sons birthday and he's quite upset :(
Overall rating 1.0
Value for money 1.0
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1 of 5 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 22 Apr 2013

VC, Bristol Sports and games fan

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Does the job
Bad points:
Packaged software was awful, though Hauppauge do reccomend to download the latest from their website that is much improved.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 7.0
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1 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 15 Dec 2013

Charles, Southampton serious game recorder/enthusiast

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Simplicity to setup
Bad points:
The flashing light
Overall rating 9.0
Design and ergonomics 8.0
Range of titles available 5.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 Nov 2014

Insanegaz, Fleetwood

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Great for capturing HD game play from your Xbox or Ps3 etc and also good for live streaming using 3rd party software.
Easy to use for a novice user.
Bad points:
None yet
Overall rating 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 11 Jan 2013

Donna, consett,co.durham son is gaming fanatic

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
My son loves it great for gaming and editing and he prefers it to the elgato gaming edition.
Bad points:
none
Overall rating 10.0
Design and ergonomics 10.0
Range of titles available 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 04 Feb 2014

Product Features

Connections HDMI
Upscaling Yes

Also known as: Hauppauge HD-PVR Gaming Edition, HAUPPAUGE HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition, Hauppauge HD PVR2 Gaming Edition, Hauppauge Hd Pvr 2 Game Edition

 

Manufacturer's Description

Record your Xbox®360 or PS3® game play in HD

Upload and share your games on YouTube with one click

Includes real-time passthrough, allowing you to play while you record

Includes all the cables you need to connect to your Xbox 360 or PS3

Record video game play in HD on your laptop or desktop PC
HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition records high definition video from a Sony® PlayStation®3 or Microsoft® Xbox® 360 onto your Windows laptop or desktop PC, in a high definition H.264 format. Make video recordings of your best game play in HD. Upload your favorite games to YouTube and share them with other gamers online. Or make a high definition movie of your game play to share with your friends or use it to discuss tactics with your clan members!
You can also play your game play recordings back onto your PC screen or transfer them over your home network for playback on a PS3 or Xbox 360.

New!
Now with HDMI and Component Video in plus no-delay HDMI video passthrough!
HD PVR 2 now comes with HDMI in and out to make it easier to connect to your Xbox 360 and your HD TV set. For the PS3, HD PVR 2 comes with a PS3 Component Video gaming cable plus uses HDMI out for no-delay passthrough to your HD TV set!

Amazing audio and video quality
HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition records using amazing H.264 compression at HD resolutions up to 1080p30. HD PVR 2’s H.264 recording format is used by Blu-ray disks and exceeds other compression standards in video quality, providing a crisp image with amazing digital sound. And H.264 uses 1/3 the disk space compared with the popular MPEG-2 format.

Video recording formats supported

Xbox 360 PS3

1080p50/60 *
1080i
720p
576p
480p
480i
Notes * Records at 1080p30
Watch recordings of your best game play on your PC monitor or HD TV set
Once your recordings are on your PC hard disk, you can play them back directly on your computer screen using the included ArcSoft ShowBiz application. You can also transfer the recordings over your home network to your PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, or other high definition media player.

Play while you record with our no-delay HDMI video passthrough!
HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition comes with real-time video pass through, so you can watch your game play on your HD TV while recording your game on your PCs disk drive. Simply connect HD PVR 2 in between your game console and your HD TV set (HDMI in and out plus Component Video cables included).

Upload your best games to YouTube and share with your friends
HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition comes with a one click upload to YouTube. Make HD recordings of your game play and upload your best videos to YouTube. HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition records videos in HD using H.264, which is perfect for YouTube.


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