CES 2013: Hauppauge Rolls-out HD PVR 2 Model 1512 and GE Plus Video Recorders

Posted on January 11, 2013 10:45 AM by Greg King

What kind of digital lifestyle editor would I be if I didn’t talk about Hauppauge’s HD PVR 2 Model 1512 and HD PVR 2 GE Plus? Announced at CES in Las Vegas, the HD PVR 2 is the company-whose-name-is-impossible-to-spell’s latest two offerings for those who take video recording seriously.

Starting with the HD PVR 2 Model 1512, a device engineered for “home media enthusiasts”, it allows users to create a library of their favorite cable or satellite TV recordings.  Compatible with Windows Media Center for Win 7 and Win 8, the HD PVR 2 can be programmed to change the channels of a set top box using the IR blaster at a designated time.


For us gamers, the HD PVR 2 GE Plus comes equipped with S/PDIF and a full surround sound setup that allows complete recording of in-game action.  Engineered to be used with all major gaming platforms (PC, Xbox 360 and PS3), the S/PDIF can record the surround sound audio along with the game play video in high-definition.

Available at the start of February, both models will make their way to retailers in North America and Europe. Pricing for the GE Plus is around $150, while the pricing for the PVR 2 Model 1512 will have to wait.

  • Braden

    Does this actually work with Windows 7 or Windows 8 Media Center? I have this product and WIndows Vista Media Center, but they are not compatible.

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