The Hauppauge HD-PVR is a high definition, personal video recorder receiver. It lets you record movies, TV programs, videos, and video games. These are all recorded in real time, as you play them. You can save and record your videos with the USB cord that connects direct into your computer. Even if your videos are on a set top box, the Hauppauge receive delivers honest high definition. The Hauppauge receiver supports a 1080i audio input, ideal for recording in high definition. This ensures great quality for your recordings. With the Hauppauge HD-PVR you can record up to 2 hours on one single Blu-Ray disc. The Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound audio input gives your recordings high quality sound. Recordings can be auto-recorded, manual-recorded, or simultaneous-recorded.