WinTV-NOVA-TD-500 Dual DVB-T Receiver Product Description

Note: the WinTV-NOVA-TD-500 has been replaced with the WinTV-quadHD

Dual DVB-T tuner for your PC. Record up to two Freeview digital TV channels at the same time!

  • Watch one DVB-T digital TV programme on your PC while recording another. Or record two digital TV channels at the same time. Built-in dual DVB-T receivers with high sensitivity technology!
  • Digital radio on your PC, too!
  • Includes our free 7 day EPG plus WinTV-Scheduler, so you can schedule the recording of up to two overlapping digital TV programmes using high quality MPEG-2 encoding!
  • Includes ergonomic remote control.

WinTV-NOVA-TD 500 features

  • Dual Freeview digital DVB-T receiver for your PC. Watch one DVB-T digital TV channel while recording another. Or record two digital TV programmes at once using high quality MPEG-2 video!
  • High sensitivity dual DVB-T tuners for the best digital TV reception.
  • WinTV-Scheduler & our 7 day EPG are included to easily record your favourite TV shows.
  • Listen to Digital stereo radio (DVB-T radio).
  • Windows XP and XP Media Center Edition compatible*.
  • Includes the Hauppauge IR remote control for easy control of the TV functions under Windows XP.

High sensitivity dual DVB-T tuner for your PC. Watch and record digital TV, or record two TV shows at the same time!

WinTV-NOVA-TD-500, the dual digital DVB-T receiver for your PC! WinTV-NOVA-TD-500 is a high sensitivity dual DVB-T receiver. Connect a digital TV aerial to the WinTV-NOVA-T-500, and you can watch and record DVB-T digital TV on your PC, in a window or full screen. With the dual digital tuners on WinTV-NOVA-TD-500, you can record one digital TV channel while watching another. Or record two digital TV programmes at once!

Better digital TV reception: we include the latest in highly sensitive digital TV tuners, so you can get the best TV reception on your PC. And you only need to make one antenna connection for both built-in digital TV receivers.

Freeview DVB-T digital TV brings you sharper pictures and enriches your PC’s multimedia experience with near CD quality sound. WinTV-NOVA-TD-500’s adds great features to your TV viewing: dual digital TV receivers, excellent digital video quality, automatic identification of channel names plus records digital TV programmes to your PC’s hard disk in an MPEG-2 format without losing quality.

Your high performance personal Digital Video Recorder. WinTV-NOVA-TD-500 comes with our free 7 day Electronic Program Guide (EPG) plus the WinTV-Scheduler, so you can schedule two simultaneous TV recordings in high quality MPEG-2 and play them back in full original digital quality.

WinTV-NOVA-TD-500 recordings are compatible with Hauppauge’s MediaMVP™. Record TV shows onto your PC with WinTV-NOVA-TD-500, and then watch them in your living room on your TV set with MediaMVP!

Replace your current Media Center TV card with our WinTV-Nova-TD-500 allowing you can watch and record up to two digital TV programmes at once on your Media Center PC!


  • For Digital Terrestrial reception, a high gain aerial is recommended. The WinTV-NOVA-TD-500 uses a rooftop aerial for DVB-T reception in the same way that most people currently receive their analogue television programmes. Some viewers will need to replace their aerials to receive digital transmissions if the installation is old or in poor condition. Digital Terrestrial coverage is improving all the time as digital terrestrial television transmitters are continuously being updated. However it may take some time for coverage to reach particular areas of the country. To check if you receive a digital transmission in your area, input your Post Code at:
  • DVB-T Radio is not DAB Radio.
  • The WinTV-NOVA-T 500 supports DVB-T TV not DVB-T2.
  • To use the WinTV-NOVA-TD-500 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.

WinTV-NOVA-TD-500 System Requirements


System Requirements

  • Minimum processor recommended:
    • 2.0 GHz Intel® P4 or equivalent for TV watching.
  • Microsoft® Windows® 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).

Model numbers:

model 00289: WinTV-NOVA-TD 500 with dual DVB-T support and English manual

Included in the box

  • WinTV-NOVA-TD-500 PCI card card with two built-in high sensitivity DVB-T receivers.
  • IR remote control transmitter and 2 batteries.
  • IR remote control receiver cable.
  • Software on CD-ROM.
  • Quick Installation Guide.