Originally Posted by historian
OK, so that settles it. I'll just buy myself a new Verbatim HD DVR with 1.5 Tb HDD. I've had one for a while (its now unfortunately broken) and it recorded everything excellently well from my SD Single View Decoder (generating Mpeg files), including pause live tv etc but excluding Duelview, which I won't be wanting to use anyway. It costs about the same as the Multichoise PVR.
ahhh but does it decode sat signals...no. need to compare apples with apples. Also be careful the macrovision and copy once protection systems now running on new decoders.
90cm dish; dual LNB; 2 x 4MS; HD-PVR2 + SD-PVR in lounge; XV heartbeat via t-piece; RF out to RF out; RF (centre T) feeds to 2 analogue TVs with one TV Eye and one Blaster; Philips 42” LCD 42PFL7409/98 via HDMI and Sony 42" 576p panel via composite; Sony surround amp fed via coax, optical and analogue from DVD, 2xPVRs, WD TV Live, PC