High performance USB TV tuner for DVB-T/T2/C, PAL and NTSC


WinTV-HVR-1975 Overview

A universal TV tuner for Asia, Europe and North America. Bring the WinTV-HVR-1975 when you travel to watch local TV

Turn your laptop or PC into a high end Digital Video Recorder!

  • Receive 5 different digital TV formats: DVB-T, DVB-T2, DVB-C, ATSC and clear QAM
  • Receive 2 different analogue TV formats: PAL and NTSC
  • Watch DVB-T, DVB-T2 or DVB-C or analogue TV programs on your PC screen, pause TV with instant replay.
  • Listen to FM and DVB-T radio.
  • Record digital TV programmes in the original digital quality.
  • Latest WinTV application and the new credit card size remote control included.
  • Record high quality analogue TV. WinTV-HVR-1975’s builtin hardware MPEG-2 encoder allows your PC to run at full speed while recording perfectly encoded videos. Schedule TV recordings from a satellite or a cable TV set top box with the built-n A/V inputs. And the IR Blaster can change set top box channels automatically!


  • DVB-T/T2 or Analogue TV reception requires a TV aerial (a high gain rooftop aerial is recommended). If you have a cable or satellite TV box, Windows Media Center will need to use the “IR blaster” to control the box for channel changing.
  • DVB-T Radio is not DAB Radio.
  • DVB-C is not currently supported with Windows Media Center.
  • For Digital Terrestrial reception, some viewers may need to replace their aerials if the installation is old or in poor condition. Digital Terrestrial coverage is improving all the time as digital terrestrial television transmitters are continuously being updated. However it may take some time for full coverage to reach particular areas of the country./
  • An Internet connection is required for the Windows Media Center EPG service.
  • For Singapore residence, some DVB-T/T2 reception with indoor antenna might be impaired by walls and high neighboring buildings/structures/trees. In such environments, an outdoor / roof-top DVB-T antenna is recommended. If you are using roof-top antenna with amplified signal, in theory, you should not encounter any reception problem and you should be able to receive all free-to-air DVB-T/T2 channels available in Singapore.
  • To use the WinTV-HVR-1975 for TV with the Windows XP Media Center application (DVB-T/Analogue will require a patch from our website) a Media Center certified DVD or MPEG-2 software decoder is required. If you are building a Media Center PC, refer Microsoft's web site for a list of Media Center certified DVD decoders. The Windows Media Center application is included with Windows 8 Media Center package, Windows 7, Windows XP Media Center, Windows Vista Ultimate and Windows Vista Home Premium editions only.
  • For optimal reception of DVB-T/T2 channels with any indoor antenna (DVB-T/T2 compatible), you have to be in a location with minimum disturbance on the DVB-T signal.
  • Hauppauge also reserves the right to make improvements and/or changes to the product, programmes and/or specifications described in the above information at any time without notice.

WinTV-HVR-1975 Features

Watch & record DVB-T2 digital terrestrial TV or analogue TV, with MPEG-2 hardware encoder. For your PC or notebook!

New model! With new multi-formats for Europe and North America: DVB-T, DVB-T2, DVB-C, PAL, NTSC, ATSC and clear QAM!

  • Watch and record analogue or over-the-air DVB-T, DVB-T2 TV (plus ATSC TV in North America) and DVB-C Freeview digital TV, in a window or full screen on your PC or laptop monitor.
  • Schedule your TV recordings in high quality MPEG-2 video recording format.
  • Includes a built in hardware encoder does all the hard work so your PC doesn't have to!

WinTV-HVR-1975 features

  • One TV tuner for use in Asia, Europe and North America
  • For Asia and Europe: watch digital DVB-T, DVB-T2, DVB-C TV free-to-air or analogue PAL TV on your laptop or PC screen
  • For North America: watch over-the-air digital ATSC, clear QAM digital cable TV or analogue NTSC TV on your laptop or PC screen
  • Record from the A/V inputs (S-Video, composite and left/right audio) with hardware MPEG-2 encoding
  • WinTV-HVR-1975 includes the latest WinTV application: Easy to install and easy to use!
  • Media Center compatible. Watch and record TV with Microsoft’s Windows 7 or 8 Media Center.
  • Record DVB-T, DVB-T2 and DVB-C digital TV programmes (plus ATSC and QAM TV in North America) in the original digital TV quality
  • Record analogue TV programmes to your PC's hard disk using its built in hardware MPEG-2 encoder.


  • For Singapore residents, you can receive the Mediacorp's free-to-air digital TV programs from your SCV's wall socket cable TV input point.

    Select the option as DVB-C and do a complete scan to lock all the available free-to-air Digital TV programs.

  • Please note that you can't receive the encrypted or paid channels via the Starhub's cable TV wall socket input with WinTV-HVR-1975.
  • DVB-C channels can be received if unecrypted DVB-C channels are available in your area or from your cable TV provider.
  • Channels available from digital cable (DVB-C) depends on your Cable TV provider, please visit the website of your cable TV provider for the list of ‘free’ digital cable channels.
  • Hauppauge also reserves the right to make improvements and/or changes to the product, programmes and/or specifications described in the above information at any time without notice.

Model numbers:

model 01537: WinTV-HVR-1975 with analogue TV, DVB-T, DVB-T2, DVB-C, ATSC, QAM support and English manual

Included in the box

  • WinTV-HVR-1975 USB 2.0 external box. Built-in hardware MPEG-2 encoder for analogue TV plus A/V inputs (S-Video, composite and stereo audio inputs)
  • Wall mounted power supply & USB cable.
  • Credit card size Remote Control & IR Blaster Cable.
  • Software on CD-ROM.
  • Quick Installation Guide.

System Requirements

  • Minimum processor recommended:
    • 2.0 GHz Intel® P4 or equivalent for TV watching.
    • 2.8 GHz Intel® P4 or equivalent for analogue TV recording in MPEG-2.
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista with 1 GB RAM or Windows XP Service Pack 3 with 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics with 64 MB of memory (minimum).
  • Sound card or on board sound.
  • USB 2.0 port (will not work with USB 1.1).
  • CD-ROM drive (for Software installation).