Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250

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An ATSC PCIe card from Hauppauge.


Dual hybrid digital/analog tuners, low profile.

  • Single slot PCI Express (PCIe) X1 board, half height.
  • Two analog tuners, each with their own hardware encoders
  • Two digital TV receivers for ATSC or clear QAM
  • Dual built-in hardware MPEG-2 encoders.

Components Used

Could someone who has this card please take a good look at the board and list all the chips here?

The REV C2F2 has


Other Images

Top view WinTV HVR-2250.jpg

Making it Work

In September 2009, Steven Toth at kernellabs submitted code to the linux kernel mailing list that adds support for the NXP Saa7164 PCIe A/V bridge used by the Hauppauge HVR-2250 card. See instructions at Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2200. Note that support is still limited to DVB-T / ATSC / QAM digital TV only; there is no analog support yet.

Development continues at http://www.steventoth.net/blog/products/hvr-2250/


The windows driver and linux firmware extraction scripts are up on http://www.steventoth.net/linux/hvr22xx


Drivers are expected to be included in Linux 2.6.32.

In the meantime, for stable tree hg clone http://kernellabs.com/hg/saa7164-stable/

For Development tree hg clone http://kernellabs.com/hg/~stoth/saa7164-dev/

then... make menuconfig edit as needed make make install reboot

Sample Kernel Output

provide the relevant portion of dmesg here

Remote Controller Support

External Links