bobco72: Have been considering T Box, so spent a while with one this morning, so a couple of issues to sort.
The T box output signal was being fed through owners HDD/DVD recorder so tried to record that.
Worked fine, BUT on switching channel the recording was blocked and in fact the recorder ceased to
record. To my mind what a subscriber does with a signal (that has been paid for) is entirely their
own business. Certainly very disturbing that Telstra Clear can manipulate the settings on a piece of equipment that does not belong to them. I found this unacceptable.
Secondly, it appears that if a program is running late or is extended for some reason, like a golf tournament going to a playoff situation, then one is likely to miss the action because the T box stops recording at the "official" program end time. Surely one should be able to instruct the recorder to record a certain channel for a specified period of time.
If the old analogue decoder could do that then why not this latest version?
Telstra are required to honour the legal rights the content owners have.