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Hauppauge WinTV-HVR 1850 MC-Kit FM radio and MCE remote PCI-E x1

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  • ATSC / ClearQAM / NTSC
  • Dual tuner TV board for your PC: one analog and one digital
  • Built-in MPEG-2 hardware encoder
  • PCI-Express x1 Interface

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Hauppauge turns your PC into an HDTV with their WinTV-HVR-1800. This PCIe X1 card has three tuners: FM radio, NTSC, and ATSC/clear QAM. The NTSC tuner is a 125 channel cable ready tuner for all of your standard over the air broadcasts or regular cable TV. The ATSC/clear QAM tuner supports all 18 ATSC formats including 1080i. You can watch the programming live or record it to disk as an MPEG-2 program stream.

There is also an S-Video input with coax audio inputs so you can attach a VCR to copy your old tapes onto DVD. An S-Video to composite adapter makes it possible to use a wider range of machines with the card.

  • newegg Advanced TV Tuner Loaded with the latest in digital TV technologies, the Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1800 MCE lets you receive ATSC high definition digital TV, QAM TV and analog cable TV, all on your computer.
  • newegg Your Personal Digital Video Recorder With the Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1800 MCE, capture live TV shows directly to your PC's hard disk or record high definition digital ATSC and QAM in the original digital quality, and schedule the recordings of your favorite analog or digital TV programming using the WinTV-Scheduler.
  • newegg Hardware Video Encoding The Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1800 MCE features a built-in MPEG-2 hardware encoder to record high-quality analog cable TV without occupying CPU resources.
  • newegg Remote Control With the full-function remote control, access every feature on the Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1800 MCE from across the room without tangling wires.

Learn more about the Hauppauge 1128




TV Tuner Cards
Sound card
DVD or CD writer for burning Video CD's, S-VCD's or DVD's (optional)


TV Tuner
Hybrid Tuner
TV Standards
Remote Control
MCE Remote Included
Video Encoding
Hardware Encoding


PCI-Express x1
Video System
FM Tuner
Video Format
Ports In
Analog Cable TV input
ATSC / QAM Digital TV input
FM Radio input
S-Video / Composite input
Left / Right Stereo Audio input


2.2 GHz P4 or equivalent
Graphics Card
Graphics with 64 MB memory (or greater)
Available Slot
Available PCIe X1 or X8 slot
Operating Systems Supported
Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista (any version), Windows XP Media Center Edition


Watch and record ATSC high definition digital TV or analog cable TV on your PC, in a window or full screen! ATSC HD is the over-the-air high definition TV standard for North America.

Watch and record 'clear QAM' digital TV channels. Clear QAM digital TV channels are TV channels which are broadcast "in the clear" on your cable TV network.

Two tuners on board: a 125 channel cable ready TV tuner and an ATSC/QAM digital TV tuner.

New! WinTV-HVR-1850 board is now shipping!

The WinTV-HVR-1850 board adds on-board Media Center and WinTV remote control receiver/blaster. Now you can get IR receive and blast for both Media Center and the WinTV v7 application, without needing an external "beanbag". All of the other features of the WinTV-HVR-1850 remain the same as the WinTV-HVR-1800.

Technically speaking:

WinTV-HVR-1800 is a PCI Express X1 board. It contains two tuners: a digital TV tuner to receive ATSC and QAM channels plus a 125-channel cable ready TV tuner. For ATSC and QAM digital TV, all 18 ATSC formats including 1080i can be watched or recorded to disk as a MPEG-2 Program Stream. A highly integrated MPEG-1/2 hardware encoder based on the Conexant -418 is on-board for recording analog cable TV to disk. The playback of the recorded ATSC and QAM digital TV and MPEG-2 encoded analog programs are done through a software MPEG-2 player.

Package Contents

Package Contents
WinTV-HVR-1850 PCI Express card with 125 channel cable-ready TV tuner, ATSC/QAM tuner, hardware MPEG-2 encoder, dbx-TV stereo decoder, S-Video/composite and audio inputs. With FM radio
Windows Media Center certified remote control
On-board receiver and blaster. Compatible with Windows Media Center (all versions) and the Hauppauge WinTV v7 application. IR Blaster (infra-red remote control transmitter), controls channel changing on satellite and cable TV set top boxes.
WinTV-HVR-1800 CD-ROM includes: WinTV-HVR-1800 driver for Windows Media Center
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 720 days
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 720 days
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  • Return Policies
    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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