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Media MVP Digital Media Receiver (Model 1000)
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Hauppauge Media MVP Digital Media Receiver (Model 1000)

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
Watch PC based music, videos and pictures on your TV set. Play slide shows with music, too. Connects to Ethernet networks with standard RJ-45 connectors. Plays MP3 music and music playlists. Plays MPEG-1 & MPEG-2 videos; JPEG & GIF digital pictures.

MediaMVP-A Digital Media Player For Your Home Network: Watch and listen to PC based music, videos and pictures on your TV set. Play slide shows with music, too! , Connects to Ethernet networks with standard RJ-45 connectors , Play MP3 music and music playlists , Play MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 videos , Play JPEG and GIF digital pictures , Includes remote control for easy navigation from your TV set MediaMVP is a Linux based digital media receiver based on a powerful IBM PowerPC processor. It includes a hardware MPEG decoder to process digital video movies, while music and digital pictures are software decoded by MediaMVP's processor. It receives the digital media from a PC via an Ethernet LAN, decodes the media and outputs video through composite and S-Video connections, and audio through stereo audio output connectors. MediaMVP and the PC operate in a 'client-server' system, where the MediaMVP requests menus and media from the PC, and the PC satisfies those requests. MediaMVP receives user commands from the infrared remote control and sends these commands to the PC server. Menus seen on the TV set are created via HTML on the PC and sent over the network to the MediaMVP for display on the TV set. Custom user interfaces for the TV set can be created by making new HTML screens on the PC.

Technical Information


  • Video Capturing

Video System:

  • NTSC
  • PAL

Graphics Resolution:

  • 720 x 480 NTSC
  • 720 x 576 PAL

Video Formats:

  • Composite Video
  • S-Video
  • RGB

Video Features:

  • MediaMVP Video Decoder: Dedicated hardware decode support for MPEG-2 Transport Stream, MPEG-2 MP@ML, and MPEG-1. Decodes full CCIR601 resolution NTSC and PAL encoded MPEG-2 bit streams in real time
  • Hardware audio decoder: MPEG-1 level 2 or level 3 (PCM audio not supported at this time)
  • Decodes MPEG datarates from 1.5 Mbits/sec to 8 Mbits/sec
  • Upscales half screen resolution video to full screen. For example, MediaMVP will take 320x240 VCD video and play it full screen. It also offers a tunable Anti-Flicker Filter
  • Three level anti-flicker filter

Platform Support:

  • PC


  • 1 x mini-DIN Output
  • 1 x RCA Output
  • 1 x RJ-45
  • 1 x RCA In/Out

Additional Information:

  • MediaMVP Audio Decoder: Dedicated hardware decode support for MPEG-1 level 2 or level 3 audio (MP3 audio)
  • Decodes MP3 audio with datarates up to 320 Kbits/sec, variable or fixed
  • Decodes mono and stereo. Mono audio sent to both left and right channels

Note: This product has only an analog broadcast tuner and will require a converter box after February 17, 2009 to receive over-the-air broadcasts with an antenna in the United States because of the transition to digital broadcasting in North America. Analog only TV receivers will continue to work as before with cable TV and satellite TV receivers, plus other video devices such as camcorders and VCRs. For more information, visit the U.S. FCC website on the digital TV transition at

System Requirements:

  • Microsoft Windows XP Home, XP Professional or Windows2000
  • 128MB RAM and 20GB hard disk space (minimum recommended)
  • Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
  • Processor: 750MHz or faster. 1.5GHz P4 or faster to play DivX movies.
  • CD-ROM drive for loading software

Network Requirements:

  • One 10/100 RJ-45 port on a Router, Hub or Switch
  • Direct connect from MediaMVP to PC via cross over LAN cable (not supplied)

TV Set Requirements:

  • Composite or S-Video input
  • Left and right audio input jacks
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