[internetworkers] Do all DVRs require subscription services?

john broome john at jbroome.dyndns.org
Fri Sep 24 14:26:10 EDT 2004

Wolfe, Joanna wrote:
> My VCR has seen better days so I was looking into getting DVR
> But everywhere that I look, it seems that I have to get the either
> Satellite, or digital cable, then I have to subscribe to Tivo on top
> of that.
> Can't I get a DVR to do what my VCR does - set it to a time and
> channel and record without having to purchase all the extra services?

I don't know how strong your geek-foo is, but MythTV is a linux based 
PVR that doesn't have a subscription fee.  (http://mythtv.org/)

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