Alternative to Sky HD

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  1. getaway

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    Is there a decent alternative to Sky HD available yet? That is, a High Def PVR with at least two tuners, satellite or terrestrial? Or high def media PC perhaps?
     
  2. TeresaTT

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    I'm just about ready to ditch my Sky HD and I've only had it a few days. I was halfway through the recording of the last episode of 4400 when my box rebooted at the end of recording it and now I can't watch the rest of it. I am so mad!
     
  3. Badger0-0

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    I assume you can't get Virgin cable?
     
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    I have the standard Virgin cable box. I would have upgraded to their V+ box, but they have very little HD, and it's really the SkyOne HD channel I'm after which is not going to appear on Virgin anytime soon.
     
  5. Bachstrad

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    Perhaps just as well if you want HD content! :D

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    Totally agree :thumbsup:

    But if you read the OP's question carefully, you'll see why I answered as I did :)

    There was no mention of HD content, just the ability to do it :smashin:
     
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    I guess the best alternative to SkyHD is a media PC with two FloppyDTV cards -but you will need 2 SkyHD cards!

    There are also the Clarke-Tech and Technomatic HD PVR boxes if you only want to record BBC HD and foreign non-Sky HD channels.
    There is also an upcoming HD Dreambox. I am not sure if a Dragon CAM will work with any of these.
     

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