London, England - 5 December 2007 - Hauppauge Digital has introduced a low-cost, easy way to enjoy live TV on a PC, and to transfer home videos to DVD. The new Hauppauge WinTV USB2-Stick is a plug-in TV receiver for laptops and desktop PCs. The receiver comes with all the cables to connect camcorders and other equipment to capture high quality digital video to disk.
Priced at £49.99 inc VAT, the USB2-Stick is available immediately and is supplied with everything a customer needs to watch TV and capture video.
Watch live TV!
When connected to a TV aerial the USB2-Stick tunes in to the terrestrial TV channels, turning any PC into a TV. Programmes can be enjoyed full screen or in a resizable window. The included software allows programmes to be recorded to the PC's disk with a single click, or scheduled for recording later.
Transfer videos to disk!
The WinTV USB2-Stick is supplied with a host of cables to connect camcorders and other analogue video equipment, including S-video, SCART and composite cables. The product creates high quality MPEG2 files on the PC hard disk which can be edited and copied to DVD.
Edit and burn!
Included is Ulead DVD MovieFactory software, an easy-to-use disc authoring and burning software. Owners can create DVDs with studio-quality personalised menus, add polish to their videos, with titles, music and effects. Preserve precious memories and share with family and friends.
Simple to install and use
The WinTV USB2-Stick is simplicity itself to install and use. The stick simply plugs into a spare USB2 socket on a desktop or laptop. The Hauppauge software then installs from CD with a single click. The DVD MovieFactory is installed from a second disk.
Minimum PC requirements include a soundcard and speakers to watch TV, and a DVD-R or DVD-RW drive to create DVDs. Full details at www.hauppauge.co.uk.