This thread is in support of the Hauppuage HD-PVR & Colossus tuners. You can find links to download MediaPortal as well as other essential plugins below. Most people use the Schedules Direct plugin to get guide data, as well as the IRSS plugin to blast to their cable/satellite receivers. You can find links to their resective forums below. HD-PVR - > HD PVR Product overview Colossus -> Colossus Product Overview Instructions: Download and install the latest drivers for your Colossus or HD-PVR from Hauppauge's website here -> Colossus, HD-PVR. Note that if you install the Windows Media Center plugin then make sure you read the comments below. Download the latest version of MediaPortal (currently 1.3.0) here -> MEDIAPORTAL - download Download Schedules Direct plugin here -> Downloads - mp-schedulesdirect - SchedulesDirect Plugin for MediaPortal - Google Project Hosting. You need the svn26 version for MediaPortal 1.2.0 beta or higher (that includes MP 1.2.1). There are MPEI packages available for MP 1.3.x. Schedules Direct forum information here -> http://forum.team-mediaportal.com/m...exico-epg-plugin-updated-august-2010-a-26951/ Set Top Box (STB) blaster information here -> http://forum.team-mediaportal.com/ir-server-suite-irss-165/ir-server-suite-aka-irss-releases-75092/ If you plan to use the Hauppauge Blasters, thread this post -> http://forum.team-mediaportal.com/m...olossus-support-94850/index35.html#post752630 Known Issues: Fixed - Dolby Digital - MediaPoral will not switch correctly between 5.1 and 2.0 sources. Fixed - inputs - MediaPoral will not switch correctly between different inputs. Fixed - HDMI - The HDMI input on the Colossus is not supported. A patch has been submitted by Klairic to enable the HDMI input. Thanks Klairic! Fixed (MP 1.2.1) - WMC plugin - The Hauppauge Colossus and HD-PVR Windows Media Center plugins cause compatibility problems for TV Server. Inputs: We recommend that you configure all channels with the correct video *and* audio inputs. This information about inputs may be helpful to you. Colossus: pin 0 = Video_SerialDigital = HDMI #1 = HDMI video (note that you need MP 1.2.0rc or better for this to work) pin 1 = Video_YRYBY = YRYBY #1 = Component video (red + blue + green RCA plugs) pin 2 = Video_Composite = CVBS #1 = Composite video (yellow RCA plug) pin 3 = Video_SVideo = SVHS #1 = S-video (multi-pin round DIN plug) pin 4 = Video_YRYBY = YRYBY #2 = Component loop output (do not use) pin 5 = Video_Composite = CVBS #2 = Composite loop output (do not use) pin 6 = Video_SVideo = SVHS #2 = S-video loop output (do not use) pin 7 = Audio_SPDIFDigital = SPDIF In #1 = HDMI audio pin 8 = Audio_Line = Line In #1 = RCA L/R audio (white and red RCA plugs) pin 9 = Audio_SPDIFDigital = SPDIF In #2 = S/PDIF audio pin 10 = Audio_Line = Line In #2 = RCA L/R audio loop output (do not use) HD-PVR: pin 0 = Video_YRYBY = YRYBY #1 = Component video (red + blue + green RCA plugs) pin 1 = Video_SVideo = SVHS #1 = S-video (multi-pin round DIN plug) pin 2 = Video_Composite = CVBS #1 = Composite video (yellow RCA plug) pin 3 = Audio_SPDIFDigital = SPDIF In #1 = S/PDIF audio pin 4 = Audio_Line = Line In #1 = RCA L/R audio (white and red RCA plugs) pin 5 = Audio_AUX = Aux In #1 = ??? A special thanks to GARRY for the original HD-PVR code! Garry's Original Thread Also special thanks to mm1352000 (MediaPortal Developer) that helped make all this happen!