Can UK PVR's work in Canada or USA?

Discussion in 'Digital TV & Video Players & Recorders' started by pchana, Jan 2, 2007.

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  1. pchana

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    Hi to all.

    I'm are thinking of buying a PVR soon but we also in the process of emigrating to Canada and I wanted to find out if there would be tuner issues of UK PVR's if used in Canada.
     
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    1: TV tuner frequencies differ
    2: TV standard differs (PAL vs. NTSC)
    3: I somehow doubt there is any "Freeview-style" broadcast there; if there is, the technical standards stand little chance of being anything like ours
    4: Mains voltage differs.
    5: etc etc.....

    The only use a UK spec PVR might have is as an ornament.......
     
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    If you are going to Canada, you might be able to get a TiVo series 2 or 3 working, which are far superior to anything we have in the UK.
     

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