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model 01196


WinTV-HVR-1265 model 1196

  • Watch live ATSC or clear QAM HDTV on your desktop PC
  • Watch NTSC TV too, or connect to an analog video source such as a cable box or VCR
  • New model! Now includes a more sensitive TV tuner
  • Plugs into any PCI Express slot. For half height PCs too (comes with 1/2 height bracket)
  • Includes the WinTV v8 application and a Hauppauge remote control

Technical Specifications

  • TV Standards:
    • NTSC analog TV
    • ATSC digital over the air HDTV
    • Clear QAM digital cable TV*
      WinTV v7 or Windows 7 Media Center required for clear QAM reception
      * Note: Clear QAM digital cable TV is not available on all cable TV networks, so check with your local cable TV provider for Clear QAM availability.
  • Also connects to analog video sources such as a cable box or VCR
    • S-Video
    • Composite video (using the supplied S-Video to composite video adapter)
    • Left and right stereo audio (1/8" stereo jack)
  • Plugs into:
    • PCI Express X1 or X16 slots

Package Includes

  • WinTV-HVR-1255 PCI Express Bus Card, with full and half height brackets
  • Hauppauge remote control including batteries
  • Remote control receiver cable
  • Composite video to S-Video adapter
  • WinTV v8 TV application CD-ROM
  • Quick installation guide


  • Watch, pause and record TV on your PC, in window or full screen. Uses Hauppauge’s SoftPVR™ to record TV programs to your computer’s disk drive.
  • PCI Express half height TV tuner board, for both half height and full height PCs.
  • Receive ATSC digital over-the-air TV or Clear QAM* digital cable TV. Record digital TV programs to disk in the original HD quality.
  • Receive NTSC analog cable TV with the built-in 125 channel cable-ready TV tuner
  • Schedule TV recordings with WinTV-Scheduler
  • Also works with Windows Media Center and Windows 7 and 8

System Requirements

  • Processor Requirements (minimum):
    • 2.2 GHz Intel P4 or equivalent
  • Microsoft Windows 10, 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP SP2. Also for Windows Media Center.*
  • Available PCI Express X1 or X16 slot
  • Graphics with 64MB memory (or greater)
  • Sound card
  • DVD or CD writer for burning Video CDs, S-VCDs, or DVDs (optional)