Hauppauge WinTV-PVR 350

Hauppauge's WinTV-PVR 350 web site

So now that I have MediaPortal running on my PC-under-the-TV I wanted to see if adding a TV capture card would provide me a PVR to rival my beloved Tivo. I was also keen to have a remote control to control MediaPortal instead of using the wireless querty keyboard that clutters up our lounge. The recommendation from the main MediaPortal developer was to go for a capture card that included an onboard MPEG encoder such as the WinTV-PVR 350. I did a bit of looking around and Amazon seemed to be offering the best price at