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WSJ article, dish multiroom setup?


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#1 OFFLINE   jgarveyATL

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Posted 16 March 2007 - 08:23 AM

Did anyone see today's WSJ article (cover of B1 section, "Competition, Technology Enhance the DVR)? It notes that Dish has a multiroom setup. I have a 622 setup with the two outputs, but my understanding is that there isn't any true multi-box capability planned (e.g., watch content recorded on one DVR from another DVR or set top box)

Has anyone heard of any enhancements planned by dish to do this?

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#2 OFFLINE   Mike D-CO5

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Posted 16 March 2007 - 08:31 AM

Like all vapor ware promises it is coming SOON!


1. name based recording on the 500 series of dvrs.
2. external hard drive support on the 622 .
3. native pass through resolution.
4. L4.01 software for the 622 which will give you side by side pip
and hd channel mapdowns.

All coming SOON! :sure:

#3 OFFLINE   Ron Barry

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Posted 16 March 2007 - 09:51 AM

Like you said.. multi-room does not equal multi-box. As for a multi-box feature, no planned announcement has been made as far as I know. Mike pretty much laid out the road map. We have seen evidence of 4 & 2. We have not seen any evidence of 1 and 3.

The other features on the radar for the 622 is DishOnline and DishComm. Both have been mentioned as being added to the 622.

I am sure there are other feature missed, but I don't recall multi-box content sharing as being one of them.
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