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Watch TV on your laptop or desktop PC

Easy installation through a USB port

WinTV-USB's features:

  • Watch TV in a window (or full screen) on your PC or laptop
  • Plugs into your USB port for easy installation!
  • Watch or record videos from a VCR, camcorder, DVD player, etc. through the auxiliary audio/video input
    (S-Video or composite)
  • Videoconference over the Internet
  • Snap still video images in JPEG, BMP, etc. formats
  • Make video movies in AVI file format
  • Receive teletext pages (European models)
  • Listen to FM radio while you work on your PC (WinTV-USB-FM models)

Installation is a snap!

Donít open your PC! WinTV-USB is an external device with a 125 channel cable-ready TV tuner. Install the WinTV-USB in your PC's USB port and you're ready to watch TV in a resizable window, right on your PC screen!

WinTV offers features usually only seen on high-end television sets, like previewing 16 channels at once. And it goes further! Snap and print stills from whatever you're watching. Or record video clips from your camcorder or off the air to create your own high-impact presentations.

And with Hauppauge's SnapShot application, you can capture still video images in adjustable high resolution modes. WinTV digitizes video using high quality 4:2:2 video sampling. And you can work on applications while simultaneously watching TV in a resizable window.

WinTV-USB is great for watching TV on your PC screen, and more!

Entertainment: The Hauppauge WinTV-USB application has exclusive features like "channel surf", "no-title mode" and "always-on-top mode", making WinTV easy and fun to use! Watch TV-in-a-window or full screen from the 125-channel cable ready TV tuner. WinTV-USB will also display video from a VCR, camcorder or any other video source.

Videoconference over the Internet: Your WinTV-USB is a video digitizer and can be used with Internet videoconferencing applications like Microsoft's NetMeeting (included with Windows98), CU-SeeMe and more! Videoconference with your friends and family right on your PC! Note: videoconferencing requires a camcorder or video camera.

WinTV-USB box shot
Spice up your multimedia presentations! Create digital movies in the Microsoft AVI file format with Hauppauge's WinTV-Capture application.

Add video clips to your Web Page: Creative Webmasters can incorporate TV highlights or video clips in their web sites!

Desktop Publishing: With our exclusive SnapShot application, you can quickly save video images! Capture 24-bit still video images in TIFF, JPEG, BMP, GIF in color or black/white. Great for desktop publishing and web design.

System requirements:

  • PC with a Pentium processor (166MHz MMX minimum)
  • Windows 98SE, WindowsMe, Windows2000 or WindowsXP
  • USB 1.1 port
  • sound card
  • CD-ROM driver to load the software
WinTV-USB's audio output: Unamplified "line-out." Output is through 1/8" female stereo jack. Line-out is compatible with "line-in" on most sound cards and stereo systems or amplified speakers.

For PC's or laptops without "line-in" jacks, the WinTV-USB supports audio over USB. Check our Software Updates page http://www.hauppauge.com/html/sw_tvusb.htm for information on a software upgrade for this feature.

Your WinTV-USB will deliver a better video image if your PC's or laptop's graphics card supports "overlay" mode. Most current graphics cards support "overlay" mode, including:
All nVidea graphics cards
ATI Rage128, Rage Pro, Rage AGP and later
S3 Savage, ViRGE 3D, Trio 64V+
Diamond Stealth 2000 series
3D Labs Permedia 2
3DFx Voodoo3
Cirrus Logic 5446
Intel i740 AGP
Hercules Dynamite 128 (and other ET6000-based graphics accelerators)

Included with WinTV-USB:

  • WinTV-USB device with 125 channel cable ready TV tuner (mono audio)
  • audio cable for connecting to sound card
  • S-Video to composite adapter
  • WinTV-USB Quick Install Guide
  • WinTV-USB Installation CD-ROM with: WinTV2000 application, WinTV SnapShot, AVI capture program, NetMeeting and NetMeeting updates
  • WinTV-USB-FM radio models also have FM radio receiver with stereo audio, and include FM antenna

Ordering information:

Product code Description
Model 602 WinTV-USB with mono audio for NTSC video sources (North and South America)
Model 621 WinTV-USB-FM with mono audio and FM radio for NTSC video sources (North and South America)
Model 569 and 571 WinTV-USB with mono audio for PAL B/G video sources (Continental Europe)
Model 566 WinTV-USB with mono audio for PAL I video sources (United Kingdom)
Model 621 WinTV-USB with mono audio, FM radio for NTSC video sources (North and South America)
Model 568 and 572 WinTV-USB with mono audio, FM radio for PAL B/G video sources (Continental Europe)
Model 570 WinTV-USB with mono audio, FM radio for PAL I video sources (United Kingdom)
Model 565 WinTV-USB with mono audio for Secam video sources (France)

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