Compare Hauppauge External TV tuners

TV tuner
WinTV-quadHD USBWinTV-quadHD USB WinTV-dualHDWinTV-dualHD WinTV-HVR-955QWinTV-HVR-955Q XboxTVXbox TV Tuner Cordcutter TVCordcutter WiFi TV WinTV-HVR-1975/1955WinTV-HVR-1975/1955
Model Number 1682 1595 1191 1578 1653 Discontinued
Bus type USB 3.0 USB 2.0 / USB 3.0 USB 2.0 / USB 3.0 USB 2.0 / USB 3.0 WiFi and Ethernet USB 2.0 / USB 3.0
Number of tuners 4 2 1 1 2 1
Digital TV receiver format ATSC ATSC/QAM ATSC/QAM ATSC/QAM ATSC/QAM ATSC/QAM
Stream live TV **** **** **** **** Yes ****
Surround sound audio**
Remote control
IR blaster
Analog TV format NTSC NTSC*** NTSC
MPEG-2 encoder for analog TV Software encoder Software encoder Hardware encoder
up to 8Mbits/sec
A/V input S-Video, composite, audio External A/V cable External A/V cable Built-in
FM Radio ***
  1. * Clear QAM is unencrypted digital cable TV, and can be received by connecting directly to a cable TV wire (no cable box needed). Clear QAM is not available from all cable operators, so check with your cable operator for clear QAM availability. To receive clear QAM, you will need to use Windows Media Center 8 or 7 or the Hauppauge WinTV v8 or WinTV v7 application.
  2. A Media Center remote control kit is available as an option
  3. ** Surround sound audio is on some ATSC and clear QAM digital TV broadcasts
  4. *** The Xbox TV Tuner supports NTSC video and FM radio on Windows only
  5. **** Requires optional WinTV Extend