If you've been looking to record high def video (1080i or 720p) on your PC from set top boxes, then the Hauppauge HD DVR works fine as a time shifting device. But it will be problematic to expect conversion to other formats because of its included conversion utility to be rather buggy. So enjoying the recorded HD videos on other devices, like Xoom, PS3, Xbox 360, Galaxy S2, PlayBook, Iconia Tab A500, etc is not easy.
To watch Hauppauge HD DVR 1080i/720p Recordings on your digital devices, you can probably find other workarounds for that. Here is to provide you an easy way to convert recorded 1080i/720p HD videos from Hauppauge HD DVR to H.264 MP4 video format for playing on the Acer Iconia Tab A500 by using a reliable HD DVR Video Converter called Foxreal Video Converter.
(Tip: If you are Mac users, just use another conversion tool especially for Mac users – Foxreal Video Converter for Mac.)
Here's the step-by-step guide:
Step 1: Run Foxreal Video Converter as the perfect Hauppauge HD DVR to A500 Converter on your computer, and then add your recorded 1080i/720p HD video files into it.
Step 2: Choose Acer Iconia Tab A500 H.264 MP4 video format
Click on "Format < Android < Acer Iconia Tab A500 H.264 Video(*.mp4)" to set output format for the A500. (To make sure you could easily choose output video profiles for Acer Iconia Tab A500, first you have to download and install Foxreal Video Converter Patch here.)
Click on "Settings", you could adjust bitrate, frame rate, codec, sample rate, etc to get better video quality you need. Please remember the higher bitrate, the better video quality while the larger file size.
Step 3: Start Hauppauge HD DVR Video to H.264 MP4 conversion for Acer Iconia Tab A500 by clicking on "Convert" on the best Video to Iconia Tab A500 Converter's main interface.
Step 4: Connect your A500 to your computer via a USB cable. And then quickly copy the converted files onto your A500. If you have problems when connecting A500 to PC, the guide on how to connect Acer Iconia Tab A500 to computer must be your good helper.
Once all the converted .mp4 files are transferred onto your Iconia Tab A500, you could watch your favorite 1080i/720p HD recordings on the Android tablet as you wish. It will be funny! Also you could share the videos between other Acer devices with clear.fi support.
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