Hauppauge PVR Rocket Capture Card Review
The moment when you do that unbelievable flip, or strike your opponent with some impressive moves and tell that story to your friends, they do not believe it. It is just so frustrating. So, to prove your point, now you have the Hauppauge PVR Pocket game capture card. This HD capture card is the best video game recording software as it was designed keeping in mind the needs of a gamer. It is a small portable device with hassle-free video capturing. This compact device lets you record gaming videos on computers and consoles. Also, this Pc game capture device allows you to improve your gaming skills and gameplay techniques by watching the recorded videos. You can upload these videos to YouTube and share it with your friends to show off your skills.
The Hauppauge PVR Rocket video capture card requires no power supply as it works on with a USB cable. Thus, it supports more portability and fewer struggles during gaming sessions. The game capture device has a big red colour button on the top to record videos. This feature is essential because, during gaming, you do not want to peel your eyes off the screen as it might lead to losing points or the game. The red button stands out on the box and is very easily visible from your peripheral vision, so, you can concentrate on your game and not worry about searching the button on the game capture card. Moreover, there are coloured lights that blink when a video is being recorded, so you can rest assured that no remarkable move of yours is left unrecorded.
The Hauppauge PVR Rocket game record device can record videos on all major consoles and Pc. However, it cannot record HDCP protected videos, so you will have to first connect it with PS3 cable. The game record card comes with an HDMI input and HDMI output. So, to connect your video capture card to your console or Pc, all you have to do is connect the gaming capture card to the rocket’s input and then connect it to your Pc or console with its HDMI output. Recording gaming videos have never been easier. Now, you could attach a USB flash drive to the Rocket’s USB port and record while gaming by hitting the red button. To stop the recording, press the red button again. Such straightforward recording helps you save time and lets you concentrate on your game.
The recorded videos have a resolution of 1080 P30 using H.264 video compression. There is little to complain about the quality of the video. You might notice slight jerks during the recording, but that is very minor. The built-in microphone with 3.5 mm jack in the Hauppauge PVR Pocket game capture device is a very desirable feature as it allows you to record Voice overs with ease, You would have to record VO with other devices.