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Receiver-only: is it a better option now?


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Poll: Do you think that non-DVR receivers are a viable option for you? (190 member(s) have cast votes)

Do you think that non-DVR receivers are a viable option for you?

  1. Yes ... as long as there's a DVR or two, a non-DVR is good (91 votes [47.89%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 47.89%

  2. No ... it's DVR or nothing! (99 votes [52.11%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 52.11%

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#76 OFFLINE   hdtvfan0001

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Posted 22 May 2010 - 04:42 PM

Until DirecTV comes out with the RVU compliant hardware, so I can have a thin client that can perform all the standard DVR functions I'm staying with a DVR.

I prefer having redundancy using 2 HD DVRs and "x" number of HD receivers. The odds of downtime/missing something are far lower.

A single server (HMC30) approach increases the risk of the scenario where if the main unit is down everything is out of service...
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#77 OFFLINE   houskamp

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Posted 22 May 2010 - 05:06 PM

need 6 tuners for recording here.. but H24 is nice for bedroom, nice and quiet..

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