PHD-VRX2 Dual Tuner Media Center Box 1080p Digital Recorder
Get the most from your free digital Over-the-Air (OTA) and digital clear cable signals with the advanced and amazing Dual Tuner Digital Recorder, Receiver and Media Center Box, PHD-VRX, that decodes, records and plays in beautiful HD format!
PHD-VRX brings you a top level, high-end and full feature digital set top box with a very reasonable price. It combines so many outstanding features in one unit, which truly take your home entertainment to a whole new level!
Thanks for its built-in dual tuner design, you can connect your digital cable (clear QAM) and analog cable signal (NTSC) to tuner 1 and connect Over-the-Air digital broadcasting signal to tuner 2 or any combinations you prefer. So that, you can watch many channels no matter from antenna or cable at your choice. Furthermore, if phone rings or you need to leave the room, you can simply pause the current broadcast and resume watching when it's convenient with PHD-VRX2 timeshifting feature.
Of course, recording digital TV shows is also very easy to do. PHD-VRX provides versatile recording methods including direct recording, manual schedule recording or program guide (EPG) recording. Another great advantage of PHD-VRX2 is that it records all shows to the external USB HDD. It makes unit less power consumption and also allow user to record shows freely up to hundreds of hours HD content within the range up to 2TB HDD storage size.
PHD-VRX2 comes with full-feature HD Media player. With the built-in Ethernet connector, PHD-VRX2 can play all HD media contents from its recorded shows or other media files and from either USB port or local network. If media server program (for example, TVersity) installed in your PC, you can even watch many movies on-line via media server. PHD-VRX2 also currently provides on-line video streaming capability from its Ethernet port with limited add-on and will increase more features in the further firmware upgrades.
Another great feature of PHD-VRX2 is video enhancement and up-scaling features on all inputs. With advanced video screen size, picture and sound setting controls, PHD-VRX2 can further customize the video quality to your need. The outputs of HDMI and composite video (CVBS) are also activated simultaneously so you can watch high-definition video on big-screen TV/Projector and monitor video on other TV in the same time.
- Exceptional companion HD Set Top Box for recording and viewing DTV programs on HD Projectors, Large screen HDTVs, Conference room and Home Theater TVs!
- Dual physical tuners built-in provide flexibilities of watching TV, recording shows or timeshifting current program in any combinations!
- Variety of recording methods on each tuner including Electronic Program Guide (EPG) schedule recording, Manual timer recording and Recording current show.
- Two individual Electronic Program Guides (EPG) for two tuners.
- Dual channel-scan database on each tuner. Keep both OTA (ATSC) and cable (QAM/NTSC) channel list information on each tuner without re-scanning every time.
- An external USB Hard Disk Drive (HDD) up to 2TB size allows you to record TV shows freely and up to hundreds of hours of HD contents!
- Easy timeshifting function provides pleasant viewing experience for pausing live TV show or smoothly fast-forwarding, rewinding, slow-forwarding or slow-rewinding at many different speeds.
- Full feature HD Media Player playing back video, photo or music via USB drive or local network.
- Video on-line streaming capability or via local media server program.
- High-end 1080p scaling and video enhancement on all inputs.
- Custom video screen size adjustment. Give users full power on video over-scan control and re-cover 100% HD picture content on your screen.
- Easy access "QUICK" remote key provides users quick and convenient way to access some important features at once.
- Individual picture (brightness, contrast, sharpness and etc.) adjustments on each.