[internetworkers] Do all DVRs require subscription services?
zman at shell.neverwhere.org
Fri Sep 24 16:11:29 EDT 2004
Hey Ron thanks for typing faster... ;)
On Fri, 24 Sep 2004, ron thigpen wrote:
> The TWC DVR box has two digital tuners on board. It can tune two channels
> simultaneously, which means you can record one while watching another, record
> two at the same time, even record two at the same time while playing back
> another recording.
> And to answer your questtion, unattended recording is driven by selections
> you make in the digital cable channel guide. The tuner(s) will jump to
> whichever channel is running the selected show.
> The box has a few shortcomings, but overall adds a lot of functionality.
> The two biggest benefits for us have been not missing episodes of favorites
> shows or movies you've had your eye on, and building backlogs of quality
> material so that when you finally get some time to just flop in front of the
> set you won't have to put up with the "500 channels and nothing's on"
Scott H. Zekanis
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