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Hauppauge 1212 HD-PVR High Definition Personal Video Recorder

Hauppauge 1212 HD-PVR High Definition Personal Video Recorder
alaScore 77

143 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 143 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the design and reliability. The image quality and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, image quality, reliability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Hauppauge 1212 HD-PVR High Definition Personal Video Recorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 95 user reviews of Hauppauge 1212 HD-PVR High Definition Personal Video Recorder from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on

usability, price, reliability, image quality, design

77% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Hauppauge HD Personal Video Recorder


The Hauppauge HD Personal Video Recorder has a variety of features that extend well beyond video game capture. This game recording device is best known for its ability to capture videos or television shows and save them, in HD quality, to your PC. As...

If you are looking for a game recording option that allows you to capture and upload your game recordings in HD, this is definitely an option for you. One of its greatest benefits is that it is so easy to install. The device itself will process the...

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Limited fomat options


This product is easy to set up, and creates digital files that are of good quality, perhaps lacking in sharpness but with nicely saturated colors. My only complaint is that the resulting file sizes are huge. There is no option to record to divx or xvid...


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Great Recordings!


Bought for my son to use for him to create gaming recordings to post on You Tube. He loves it. Others having problems may not have computer with the necessary tech. requirements.

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Video To Go


This product is great. I can now take movies and TV shows from my satellite DVR and record them on MY BOOK portable hard drive. This allows me to play them back at a later time. The playback is with a WD TV live media player. This is true HD playback....

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Easy setup. The recorded video is choppy unless you set it to the highest quality, could be my computer. The recorded video is crystal clear, the only down fall is it takes about 9 gigs for a movie.

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Solid device, good capture


I use this with DVR software and it works great. I would highly reccomend this product.

Easy To Use","Good Graphics Quality

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Not sure why other people have had trouble with this product, Works awesome for me, does EXACTLY what it claims to do. Extremely happy with it and would recommend it to others.

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Waste of Money


This is the 4th device I bought to record TV. This device has no remote, does not work with Media Centre Windows 7. Installed it till I was blue in the face, takes forever and I give up. To the trash this time, going to buy a real PVR!!! If you buy it...

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best deal around


best pvr out there

High Quality

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Bad Hauppauge product ever


I have been at it for 30 days, trying to set this up. Now I got it to work, sometimes. Most of the time it records the wrong channel. Then it will change channels twice, then gives an error message,


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