HomeWorX HW-150PVR Mediasonic ATSC Digital Converter Box with PVR User’s Manual

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This PDF user’s manual provides comprehensive instructions on how to use and troubleshoot the Mediasonic HomeWorX HW-150PVR / HW-150PVR-Y22 Digital Converter Box.

Mediasonic HomeWorX HW-150PVR / HW-150PVR-Y22 ATSC Digital Converter Box with PVR

The Mediasonic HomeWorX HW-150PVR is a digital TV converter box with recording and multimedia playback capabilities. It allows users to watch and record over-the-air ATSC digital TV broadcasts on their analog or digital TV, projector, or computer monitor.
The new improvements of 2022 Version (HW-150PVR-Y22) includes material upgrade, recording stability, reception sensitivity, and 12 hr AM / PM feature.
To insure that the product operating at its best, please read this user’s manual before use and keep it for future reference.

(PDF) USER’S MANUAL in English (EN) language.




– Front panel. Buttons and USB port.
– Rear panel: RF in/out, Digital audio output, HDMI output, L + R analog audio output, Y/Pb/Pr composite video output, Component video output.
– Remote control unit. Remote Control guide. The remote key list.
– INFO key
– AUDIO key
– CC key
– PREV/NEXT & F.R./F.F key
– EPG key
– OK/(LIST) key
– FAV key

Diagram of all possible connections of Digital Converter Box.
How to connect antenna?
How to connect to a TV with HDMI cable?
How to connect to a TV with AV-cable?
How to connect to a TV via RF cable?
How to connect to an amplifier or AV receiver?

– Program
– Picture. How to set Aspect Ratio? How to set output resolution?
– Channel search. How to start Auto Search? How to start Manual Search?
– RF Output: How to set RF output channel (3 or 4)
– How to enable Loop through output?
– Time setting. How to set the time and time zone?
– Option. How to set the OSD language (English/French/Spanish). Close Caption (CC).
– System setup: Parental Guidance. How to select Rating Region? How to set the password? How to restore Factory Default? How to update the software?
– USB: Music, Photo, Movie, PVR

In any page of the menu, you can use EXIT key to return to previous menu page, or press MENU key switch to Main Menu page and then press MENU key again to exit Main Menu.

PVR (TV Recording)
– Real time recording
– Time shift recording
– How to start recording? How to program time recording?
– Programmed time recording



The display on the front panel does not light up
– Power cord is not connected

No sound and no picture
– The receiver is under standby

No signal when selecting channels
– The antenna is disconnected
– Program parameters are set incorrectly

Picture only, but no sound
– Audio cable is not connected securely
– System in MUTE mode
– Volume is set to minimum
– Audio setting parameter is wrong

Sound only, but no picture
– Video cable is not connected
– The current channel is in radio mode

Video and audio mismatch or abnormal sound
– Audio channel is not set correctly

Picture is still or mosaic phenomenon
– Signal is too weak

Remote control unit does not work
– RCU is not aimed at the sensor on the front panel
– Not enough power in the battery of the remote control


Input connector: F type jack
Input frequency range: VHF and UHF
Number of RF inputs: 1
Input impendance: 75 Ohms
RF output connector: F type jack
Loop through: 57-803 Mhz

Standard: NTIA standard, 8VSB
Guard interval modes: 1/32, 1/16, 1/8, 1/4 active symbol duration
FEC modes rate: 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8
Carriers/constellation: All modes supported including non hierarchical
Demodulation: COFDM (QPSK/QAM16/QAM64) 2K and 8K
Channel bandwidth: 6 MHz

Standard: ISO/IEC13818-2 and ISO/IEC 14496-10
Transport stream: ISO/IEC 13818-1
Video decoding: MPEG-2 SD/HD (MP@ML, MP@L3 and HP@L4), MPEG-4 H.264/AVC SD/HD, DivX 4.X~5.X, JPEG, BMP, PNG, Motion JPEG, AVI, VOB, MOV, MKV
Aspect ratio: 4:3, 16:9

Standard: ISO/IEC13818-3 TS101154
Audio decoding: MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 Layer I & II, Dolby Digital Audio, HE-AAC Digital Audio
Sample rate: 32 kHz, 22.1 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz


AC input range: AC 100V-240V 50/60Hz
Power consumption: less than 8W
Standby consumption: less than 0.8W
Unit dimension: 220 x 130 x 38 mm
Weight: 0.6 kg

The Mediasonic HomeWorx HW-150PWR / HW-150PVR-Y22 default password is 000000.

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