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I have an Xbox 360 and I want to record my game play. I want to record directly to a DVD or PVR and not use an additional streaming/encoding device device such as the Hauppage.

Is there a way to do this?

Edit 23-Nov-2012: What I'm after here is an expert answer as to whether I can do something like this?

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closed as off topic by Canadian Luke, TFM, HackToHell, Mokubai, Synetech Nov 24 '12 at 14:26

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There are special devices that are sold that hook up to your tv + xbox 360 that allow you to do this. One is even on sale tomorrow at best buy. –  Ramhound Nov 22 '12 at 21:35
Thanks, but I want to record the gameplay without using any additional devices - just a DVD or PVR. I've clarified the question to make that clear. –  Sean Kearon Nov 23 '12 at 5:56
A PVR is an additional device and without special equipment this isn't possible. –  Ramhound Nov 23 '12 at 5:56
Rahmound - by additional, I mean a device other than a PVR or DVD –  Sean Kearon Nov 23 '12 at 23:16
Could down voters please be polite enough to give a reason for the down vote? –  Sean Kearon Nov 23 '12 at 23:18

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I disagree with the downvotes; I think this is a legitimate question, though you might have received a warmer reception over at http://gaming.stackexchange.com.

You do not need a device other than a PVR or a DVD recorder to record your Xbox gameplay. The Hauppage-branded product that you linked to is, in fact, a PVR.

As another option, you can also use a TV tuner card for your PC, and record your Xbox gameplay directly to your computer's hard drive.

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root - thank you, I appreciate that. –  Sean Kearon Nov 24 '12 at 7:18

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