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Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250
8.4 out of 10

Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250

The WinTV-HVR-2250 has two tuners for watching one TV program Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250

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Overall 4
4.0

Didn't work for me

R, Amazon
10 February 2016
  • Summary: I bought this when I cancelled cable, along with a Windows 10 desktop, to use as a HTPC. After a week or so, I returned this tuner. The reception was worse than when I plugged the antenna into the TV directly. And the DVR software it comes with was terrible.
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Overall 4
4.0

Hauppage tv tuner that never got

ryan s., Newegg
27 November 2015
  • Pros: Pretty sure it will work great. Newegg customer service is also great, got all money back from lost package.
  • Cons: Bought the first one- But due to forwarded address and other etc I hadn't planned on. Never showed up. That Smartpost is a really bad way to ship things. Ship it out to somewhere and never will hear from it again? When it can just be sent to address here and not to Denver!
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Overall 4
4.0

Two Stars

Gstel, Amazon
15 August 2015
Overall 4
4.0

Newer version not Myth/Linux Compatible

Jonathan R., Newegg
7 February 2015
  • Pros: Don't know, can't get it to work.
  • Cons: The manufacturer released a new version of this card, the 2255. It replaces the 2250. They are NOT the same card. Most of the reviews listed here apply to the older version of the card. This newer revision does not work with Linux. The firmware for the 2250 allows Linux to recognize the 2255 card...
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Overall 4
4.0

Remote spoils this great piece.

Brandon M., Newegg
18 June 2013
  • Summary: A really (since I can't swear) horrible, atrocious, vile, rotten, bad, and digsuting product here. There is no reason the remote should be this bad.
  • Pros: The tuner car is excellent, and it works great. It synced right up with windows media center.
  • Cons: Remote is a piece of garbage. I think I got it to work for 5 mins with windows media center and it just crapped out. Waste of money. And pointless to have the card if I can have a remote with it. The cord is also way to short for the IR blaster/IR receiver.
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Overall 4
4.0

Problems all over

George S., Newegg
8 January 2013
  • Summary: This card causes both hardware and driver type blue screens on a regular basis under W7 64 bit.
  • Pros: Good dual tuner design with analog and digital on both
  • Cons: I ran this card under XP SP3 32 bit and now on W7 SP1 64 bit. Under both operating systems the card caused occasional blue screens, and now under the 64 bit system it is much worse. Check around the forums at Hauppauge for more info. The other real bad problem is the sound output of the TV Card i...
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Overall 4
4.0

Worked for a while

David R., Newegg
19 November 2012
  • Pros: Two tuners - can record two programs at once. Complete software and remote - which worked. Works with Microsoft Media Center.
  • Cons: Product support was poor - the product passed the tests, so my reception was blamed, even to the signal is fine on the other sets from the same antenna.
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Overall 4
4.0

wintv-hvr-2250

victor g., Newegg
16 September 2012
  • Summary: the older models work fine
  • Pros: lowcut card.
  • Cons: does not play well with on board sound.Can not get remote sensors to work.
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Overall 4
4.0

So-So TV Tuner(s) - NOT FOR OTA

Amazon Customer, Amazon
16 September 2012
  • Summary: I'm a retired DP guy and I've used Hauppauge TV Tuners for about 10 years. I'm running XP Pro on a a 3yr old 3ghz Intel Dual Processor, with on-board video, connected to a 23" 16x9 Samsung HD monitor with built-in TV Tuner. The hardware and its drivers have always been very good and dependable.
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Overall 4
4.0

*Beware the installation - failure is not your fault!

M.M. I., Newegg
13 September 2012
  • Summary: Hauppauge should address this immediately. Someone who has less computer experience would doubtless be even more befuddled than I was. The return rate on these cards must be enormous.
  • Pros: Card works very well once installed.
  • Cons: The installation was horrendous. The drivers would not load and Win7 could not find the card. Assumed the PCI slot in the new motherboard was bad, replaced the board. Still wouldn't work. Replaced the tuner card, tried to install in the new board, still no luck. Tried downloading bios updates, ch...
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