Well it has almost become an annual tradition. First with the R10.... First with the R15.... Now, I am lucky enough to present to you all..... The DirecTV Plus HD-DVR ..... The HR20-700 Large Version Official Discussion Thread, for the Review http://www.dbstalk.com/showthread.php?t=61865 Disclaimers: The information, opinions, statements found in this thread are my own... they don't necessarily reflect the opinions of DirecTV, DBSTalk, AVS Family of websites, or any implied persons. Note: Spelling Errors There are bound to be some... I'm a programmer after all.. not an English major. I will do my best... but please don't nit-pick Enjoy Edit: 11/3/2006 - The HR20 has changed since this early review of the unit. More uses have used it, and there is more information about the unit... in this forum. The HR20 has received mutliple software updates since it first release... be sure to examine the Current Software release thread, for the latest on the HR20.