Hauppauge HD-PVR Rocket - Portable HD Game Recorder

Hauppauge
VG # HAUHDPVRROCK • MFR # HDPVR-ROCK
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HD PVR Rocket: carry a personal HD video recorder in your pocket!

HD PVR Rocket is portable and USB bus powered. Record your best game play at gaming events or at your friends home. Simply plug a USB thumb drive into the slot on the front of the Rocket and you can start recording from your games console or PC.

HD PVR Rocket records video at up to 1080p and can record from either HDMI (without HDCP protection) or Component Video.

Key Features

    Pocket sized, stand alone video recorder. With built-in microphone mixer for recording game commentary
    Record Xbox, PlayStation and PC games
    USB powered for portable recording
    Also supports PC connect mode for recording and uploading to YouTube

Record your game commentary too!

HD PVR Rocket has a build-in audio mixer, so you can record game commentary while you record your video game play.

Make your own YouTube channel and share your best game play with your friends

Once you have made your recordings, you can share them with your friends on YouTube. Make your own YouTube channel and get famous!

Amazing HD audio and video quality

HD PVR Rocket records at resolutions up to 1080P30 using H.264 video compression. The H.264 format is used by Blu-ray discs and exceeds other video compression standards in quality and disk space consumption, providing a crisp image and amazing digital sound. H.264 uses 1/3 the disk space compared with the popular MPEG-2 format.

Also connect to your PC and use Hauppauge Capture to make game recordings

HD PVR Rocket also can be connected to your PC. Use our Capture application to record game play, trim your videos and upload them to YouTube.

HD PVR Rocket for PC gamers: your personal HD recorder for your game play

Record your best gaming moves without slowing down your PC. The video compression is done inside HD PVR Rocket so you can record your PC game play in HD without slowing down your PC. Simply plug the HDMI out from your PC gaming system into the HD PVR 2, and then connect HD PVR Rocket to your TV monitor.

Technical specifications

Hardware encoder:
H.264 AVCHD high definition video encoder, video encode up to 1080p30 from HDMI or component video.
No delay HDMI pass through:
HDMI or component in to HDMI out.
Recording data rate:
1 to 18 Mbits/sec.
Recording formats:
MP4 in standalone mode, TS in PC connected mode.
USB thumb drive compatibility
USB 2.0 or USB 3.0
Size: from 1GB to 32GB
Minimum transfer rate: 2.5 Mbytes/sec
External hard disc compatibility: any self powered external storage drive with at least 2.5Mbytes/sec transfer rate
Audio mixer:
Mixes game audio with microphone audio
Supports both powered and unpowered microphones.
Microphone volume adjust, +20db boost and mute.
Input/output connections:
HDMI from Xbox, PC game systems or other HDMI sources without HDCP.
Component video in from a PS3 with stereo audio.
3.5mm microphone jack.
USB thumb drive connector.
HDMI output.
Size:
4.75 inches x 3.5 inches x 1.5 inches.
Power:
5v @ 0.9 amps
Weight: 4.6 oz
Bundled with Hauppauge Capture software applicaiton:
Record your game play to your PC.
Record game commentary with game audio.
Fast trim.
Upload to YouTube.

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Hauppauge HD-PVR Rocket - Portable HD Game Recorder
 
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1.0

Did not do as expected.

By David

from Melbourne

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Pros

    Cons

    • Did not pick up HDMI
    • Difficult To Install
    • Unreliable

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      Comments about Hauppauge HD-PVR Rocket - Portable HD Game Recorder:

      It is not working. For me it was a waste of money.

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      • Business

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      • Q:

        Does this record 25p/50i?
        Asked on 19/5/2014 by CJ

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          A:

          The Rocket records in all standard video resolutions: 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p as well as several PC specific resolutions.

          Answered on 19/5/2014 by Michael from Videoguys
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          The HD PVR Rocket can record up to 1080p at 30 frames per second.
          Recording formats
          • 1080p60p (recorded as 1080p30)
          • 1080p50p (recorded as 1080p25)
          • 1080i60
          • 1080i50
          • 720p60
          • 720p50
          • 480p60
          • 480i60
          • 576p50
          • 576i50
          60/30fps can be converted to 30/15fps.
          50fps can be converted to 25fps.

          Answered on 20/5/2014 by Michael from Videoguys
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        Does this do 50 or 25p?
        Asked on 12/5/2014 by CJ

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          The HD PVR Rocket can record up to 1080p at 30 frames per second.
          Recording formats
          • 1080p60p (recorded as 1080p30)
          • 1080p50p (recorded as 1080p25)
          • 1080i60
          • 1080i50
          • 720p60
          • 720p50
          • 480p60
          • 480i60
          • 576p50
          • 576i50
          60/30fps can be converted to 30/15fps.
          50fps can be converted to 25fps.

          Answered on 20/5/2014 by Michael from Videoguys
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      UPC: 785428015408
      Hauppauge HD-PVR Rocket - Portable HD Game Recorder
      • HD PVR Rocket personal video recorder
      • USB power cable, with Y for connecting to game consoles or for PCs
      • 2 meter HDMI cable to connect to your TV monitor
      • Component video cable with Hauppauge A/V adapter cable to connect to a PS3
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