Hauppauge

Part # HAU1504

MFR Part # 1504

Record video game play in HD on your laptop or desktop PC More
MSRP: $189

Availability: In stock

$179.00

About the HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition Plus

Record video game play in HD on your PC or Mac

HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition Plus records high definition game play video from a gaming PC, Sony® PlayStation®3 or PS4, the new Microsoft® Xbox® One or the Xbox 360 onto your Windows laptop or desktop PC. Make video recordings of your best game play in HD and upload 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! The HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition Plus now has Mac support.

HD PVR 2 GE Plus now comes with a free copy of the HDPVRCapture application, so you can record your game play on your Mac and edit your recordings in iMovie.

Add game commentary while you record or stream!

Hauppauge Capture, the simple to use application for recording, editing, uploading and streaming your game play, has a built-in audio mixer. Add your game commentary while you record or while you stream. And add audio from your PC (music or Skype audio can be recorded) and even put each audio source on separate tracks for easier editing in Sony Vegas or Pinnacle Studio. The Hauppauge Capture program has all the features you need for making awesome game play recordings and streams!

With HDMI and Component Video in plus no-delay HDMI video passthrough

HD PVR 2 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, while still using the HDMI out for no-delay passthrough to your HD TV set!

New! Now with a Record button, so you can start and stop your video recordings directly from the HD PVR 2

HD PVR 2 has a top mounted record button. Hit the record button and ShowBiz opens on your PC and starts recording. Hit the record button again and ShowBiz will stop recording. This makes recording your video gameplay super easy!

Record your PC gameplay, with no delay and no slowdown of your PC!

HD PVR 2 can be connected to the HDMI output of your PC to record your gameplay. With our "no delay passthrough", you can play your game on a TV monitor while recording. And the recording will not slow down your PC since the encoding is done within HD PVR 2!

Amazing audio and video quality

HD PVR 2 uses a pro-quality H.264 video encoder, the same video recorder which is used in TV studios. HD PVR 2 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.

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 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 pass through!

HD PVR 2 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 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.

Use the Personal Logo inserter to add your channel logo to all of your recordings and streams

Use the Personal Logo inserter to add your own logo to all of your recordings and video streams. The HD PVR 2 Personal Logo inserter makes it easy to make sure all of your friends see your channel logo! Adding a Personal Logo is easy: just make a 150x100 pixel BMP, JPEG or PNG file and then use Hauppauge Capture to upload your logo into the HD PVR 2. After that, the logo will be automatically added to your recordings and video streams. 

HD PVR 2 Gaming Edition Plus:
a high definition game recorder for Windows and Mac

Record, Edit, Upload and Stream Xbox One, PS4, Wii U, Xbox 360, PS3 or PC game play in HD

New! Now with Facecam ... putting YOU in your YouTube videos!

New feature! Now stream your game play with YouTube (plus Twitch and Ustream)!

  • Upload gameplay to YouTube with one click. Show your best gameplay to your friends!
  • Record up to 1080p while you play your games on your HDMI TV set. Includes our no delay pass through, so you can play while you record in HD
  • HD PVR 2 GE Plus now includes HDPVRCapture for the Mac. Plus record full 5.1 channel surround sound!
  • Stream your game play with Twitch, YouTube or Ustream with StreamEez, Hauppauge's live streaming application. And you can stream with in-game chat when you use the new Hauppauge Capture application
  • Includes a built-in Record button, so you can start and stop your recordings without having to be at your PC. Plus with our Personal Logo inserter, you can add your own logo to your recordings or live streaming events!

Hardware specs

  • Hardware encoder

    • H.264 AVCHD high definition video encoder, with record resolution to 1080p30
      Recording datarate: from 1 to 13.5 Mbits/sec
      Recording video formats: AVCHD (.TS and .M2TS) plus .MP4
  • No delay HDMI passthrough

    • HDMI in to HDMI out - up to 1080p60
    • Component Video in to HDMI out - up to 1080i60
  • Input/output connections

    • HDMI in, from HDMI sources without HDCP such as Xbox 360
    • Component video in, with stereo audio
    • S-Video and composite video in, with stereo audio (optional cable not supplied)
    • HDMI output
  • Size: 6 in wide x 6 in deep x 1.5 in high
  • Power: 6V at 1.6 amps
  • Weight: .75lb / .34 kg / 12 oz
  • Recording formats

    • 1080p60p (recorded as 1080p30)
    • 1080p50p (recorded as 1080p25)
    • 1080i60
    • 1080i50
    • 720p60
    • 720p50
    • 480p60
    • 480i60
    • 576p50
    • 576i50

System requirements

For Mac users

  • HDPVRCapture application runs on Mac OSX 10.7 / 10.8 ( Intel 32/64bit only, no PPC support)

For Windows

  • Laptop or desktop PC with 3.0 GHz single core or 2.0 GHz multi-core processor
  • Microsoft® Windows® 8, 7 or Vista (32 or 64-bit), or Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • TV set with HDMI input
  • 1 GB memory recommended
  • Graphics card with 256 MB memory
  • Sound card
  • 220 MB free hard disk space
  • CD-ROM drive (for software installation)

Note: HD PVR 2 will not record video from HDMI with HDCP copy protection. If you are recording PS3 gameplay, use the included PS3 component video gaming cable.

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