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Old 01-17-08, 09:43 PM   #26
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Default Re: 360 vs PS3: Different viewpoint

Originally Posted by Lyme
A HD cable box only decodes one channel at a time, you still would need to get a IR trasmitter so that your recorder can change the channels on the box. The cablecard solution was supposed to fix this problem, but the cable networks are not particularly interested in releasing working systems, and linux support is lacking.
That's not true at all. I have a Motorola HD recorder box from my cable company and it has dual HD tuners.

What that means is that I can be watching an HD channel live and be recording a separate HD channel at the same time and I can also watch a recorded HD channel off the hard-drive and be recording 2 live HD channels at the same time. Has a 160 gig hard-drive in it too, and supports series recording and all that jazz.
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