Discussion in 'Digital TV & Video Players & Recorders' started by Norman, May 30, 2003.
Does anyone know when an alternative from another manufacturer is comming to market?
Thomson are bringing out a twin digital receiver with HD in September.
They (and Digital Spy Forum) put me off too!
Settled for a Thomson DTI1000 DTVA instead.
I already posted this on the Netgem PVR thread, but in case you didn't see it...
These are the Fusion machines:
The two above are the same except cosmetically, and the expected RRP is £250.
If you hanker after an easy-to-archive system, this one looks tasty for £350:
Interestingly, Fusion have officially rented some of the digital bandwidth, which they intend to use for a 7-day EPG - making the PVR functionality MUCH more useful.
Also, Humax announced a twin-tuner PVR recently as well, with upgradeable HDD:
All are supposedly due for release here in October - I wouldn't hold my breath, but I'm certainly going to break my early-adopter status and hold out for them, as they seem SO much more functional than the Pace twin.
If you can wait till 2004, Nebula are bringing out a DTTV box with 2 tuners, hard disk and DVD recording!
I think Samsung are also about to release one.
This timeline shows a rough overview:
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