TVGuardian 501HD

Original price was: $299.99.Current price is: $249.99.

Watch TV Without Profanity! TVGuardian automatically mutes foul language while watching cable & satellite TV; movie channels like HBO, Starz, Showtime, Epix, Pay-Per-View, and Video-on-Demand; and most DVDs.

Please understand how the TVGuardian works and its limitations before you place your order.

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SKU: TVG-501 Category:


The TVGuardian monitors the hidden closed-captioning signal and compares those words to it’s database of offensive words and phrases. When an offensive word is detected it mutes the sound for the sentence and displays a replacement text on the screen.

TVGuardian 501HD Demo Video (Please note, you will hear the ‘S’ word).

Easily connects between your HD TV and:

  • HD Satellite or HD Cable
  • U-verse, FiOS
  • 1080p Upconverting DVD Player
  • Tivo HD with cable or over-the-air HDTV
  • Blu-Ray Player (to play DVDs and some Blu-ray movies that have closed-captioning)

Please Note:  The video source must have a yellow composite video cable in order for the TVGuardian to detect and mute the foul language.

Features of the TVGuardian 501HD:

  • HDTV and Home Theater Support
    • Up to 1080p Resolution (depending on video source)
  • Choose from four different quick-change Audience Settings
    • Kids, Family, Parents, and Other.
  • Optional Password Protection on the settings.
  • Three Closed-Caption Settings
    • On, During Mute or Off.
  • No Annual or Reoccurring Fees
  • 45 Day Satisfaction Guarantee
  • One Year Limited Manufactures Warranty



  • TVGuardian HD Model 501
  • One 6V DC Adapter
  • Remote Control
  • 3′ HDMI Cable
  • Two AAA Batteries for the remote.
  • User’s Manual or Quick Start Guide


The TVGuardian HD hooks into your home entertainment system right before the TV. It connects between your tuner (cable box or satellite receiver, etc.) and the TV.



Input Connections

  • Two HDMI Audio/Video Input Connections
  • Two Toslink Digital (Optical) Audio Input
  • One Yellow (Composite Video) port. This connection is REQUIRED for the TVGuardian to detect the closed-captioning and filter the language. Your Tuner, DVD Player, Satellite Receiver or other source must have and use the Composite Video output.

Output Connections

    • One HDMI Audio/Video Output Connection
    • One Toslink Digital (Optical) Audio Output

For additional information on installation and easy to follow videos, see the TV Guardian HD 501 Support Page.


**Save on our manufacturer refurbished units. Same warranty as new and fully tested.**

Please take a look at all the information about the TVGuardian and understand it’s features and limitations. Also, remember we offer a 45-day money back guarantee.

Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 13 × 10 × 3 in