Panasonic have entered the PVR domain with the DMR-HW100 PVR. It is equipped with an SD memory card slot, from which it will playback: JPEG, MPO, MPEG2, and AVCHD. [Files are not transferable to the HDD] It has a Front USB slot for playback of: MP3, JPEG, MPO, DivX, DivX HD, and MKV It is possible to transfer to the HDD: MPEG2, AVCHD (2D, 3D), JPEG, MP3 Files cannot be transferred from HDD. It has a rear USB slot for a WiFi adaptor or skype camera. It has an Ethernet port for DNLA server and client use. Pause Live TV and Rewind Live TV. Record two channels simultaneously. Low power consumption. No scarts. No analogue Video out. Details available here. The Panasonic HD tuners have proven stable and reliable in their Bluray recorders. It can be hoped and expected that these will be the same.