Note: the WinTV-HVR-900 has been replaced with the Starburst 2

Watch, Pause and Record Digital satellite TV on your PC. Sat radio and Sat teletext, too!

  • Watch, pause and record digital satellite TV on your PC, in a window or full screen
  • Record digital satellite TV to your PC's hard disk using high quality MPEG-2
  • Listen to DVB-S satellite radio
  • Analogue A/V inputs and SoftPVR™, for video recording from VCR or camcorders
  • Professional teletext reception
  • Ergonomic remote control for easy operation

WinTV-NOVA-S-Plus has these great TV watching features

  • Digital satellite TV and radio for your PC. Watch free-to-air satellite TV, in a window or full screen on your PC!
  • Record digital satellite TV to your PC's hard disk in original MPEG-2 quality. Digital TV recordings will typically take 1,5 Gigabytes of disk space per hour.
  • Pause digital satellite TV with instant replay.
  • Receive Teletext data via satellite TV.
  • Listen to digital satellite DVB-S radio.
  • DiSEqC 1.0 support.
  • Includes WinTV-Scheduler, so you can schedule your TV recordings on a daily, weekly or once only schedule.
  • Includes Hauppauge new IR remote control, for easy control of TV watching, record and play functions.
  • Also compatible with Windows XP and Windows Vista Media Center application*.

Plus an auxiliary audio/video input

  • Video-in-a-window from an analog auxiliary audio/video source such as a VCR or camcorder. S-Video and composite video inputs plus stereo audio too!
  • Record analogue video to your PC's hard disk using our SoftPVR. TV recordings will typically take 1 Gigabytes of disk space per hour. Play the video recordings back to your PC screen.

With the WinTV-NOVA-S-Plus you can:

  • Watch free-to-air satellite digital TV (DVB-S) programmes from the internal DVB-S receiver, on your PC screen in a window or full screen.
  • Record digital satellite TV programmes to disk using in native MPEG-2 quality. Playback your satellite TV recordings at any time.
  • Pause digital satellite TV with instant replay.
  • Listen and record to DVB-S satellite radio.
  • Includes SoftPVR™ so you can record analogue video from an external audio/video source.
  • Includes Hauppauge’s ergonomic IR remote control for easy control of the TV functions.

Watch, Pause and Record Digital satellite TV on your PC. Sat radio and Sat teletext, too!

Free-to-air digital satellite TV on your PC screen. And listen to satellite radio, too! WinTV-NOVA-S-Plus brings high-quality digital satellite TV channels to your PC! Simply plug WinTV-NOVA-S-Plus into your PC, load the Hauppauge software and then connect up a satellite antenna (DiSEqC 1.0* is supported). Watch and record hundreds satellite TV from different countries and cultures!

Watch, Pause and Record satellite TV - The new WinTV application, with improved user interface, allows you to watch, pause and record satellite digital TV. Digitally record your TV shows to your PCs hard disk in native MPEG-2 quality and play them back at any time, or pause live TV and create your own instant replay. You can also use Hauppauge’s WinTV-Scheduler to schedule your TV or radio recordings on a daily, weekly or once only schedule.

Professional Teletext with VTPlus - Our VTPlus Professional Teletext software displays multiple teletext pages and subpages in a separate window on your PC screen.

Listen to satellite DVB-S digital radio - The WinTV-NOVA-S-Plus has a digital DVB-S radio receiver, so you can listen to high quality satellite radio channels while you work on your PC.

Watch and record videos from VCR’s or camcorders - Attach an external video source and record videos to disk in MPEG-2 format, make digital video recordings from your home video tapes!

Upgrade your Media Center PC to Satellite digital TV! WinTV-NOVA-S-Plus can be used with Windows Media Center application too!* Watch and record satellite channels, view and schedule up and coming programs through the Guide as well as pause and rewind live TV all through the Media Center application*.

Hauppauge’s remote control makes WinTV-NOVA-S-Plus easy to use, under our new WinTV v6 application or Windows Media Center - Change channel, adjust audio volume, start a recording, all from the Hauppauge remote control!


  • DVB-S Radio is not DAB Radio.
  • For Digital Satellite reception, your satellite dish must be aimed at a satellite which is transmitting free-to-air Sat TV. For example, Astra and Eutelsat provide free-to-air satellite channels.
  • To use the WinTV-NOVA-S-Plus for TV with the Windows XP Media Center application a Media Center certified DVD or MPEG-2 software decoder is required. If you are building a Media Center PC, refer Microsoft's web site for a list of Media Center certified DVD decoders. The Windows Media Center application is included with Windows XP Media Center, Windows Vista Ultimate and Windows Vista Home Premium editions only. The enclosed remote control is not MCE certified and does not replace Media Center remote control.

Technical specifications

  • Tuner Reception:
    • DVB-S.
    • Analogue (Svideo/composite only).
  • Connections:
    • Satellite LMB connection.
    • SVideo/Composite input.
    • 3.5mm stereo audio input.
    • IR cable connection.


System Requirements

  • Minimum processor recommended:
    • 2.0 GHz Intel® P4 or equivalent for TV watching.
    • 2.8 GHz Intel® P4 or equivalent for analogue TV recording in MPEG-2.
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10, 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista with 1 GB RAM or Windows XP Service Pack 3 with 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics with 64 MB of memory (minimum).
  • Sound card or on board sound.
  • A free PCI slot.
  • CD-ROM drive (for Software installation).
  • Satellite dish with Universal LNB (DiSEqC 1.0 supported).

Model numbers:

model 00790: WinTV-NOVA-S Plus with DVB-S support and English manual

Included in the box

  • WinTV-NOVA-S-Plus PCI card with built-in DVB-S receiver, S-Video, Composite and stereo audio inputs.
  • IR remote control transmitter and batteries.
  • IR remote control receiver.
  • Software on CD-ROM.
  • Quick Installation Guide.