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# 39972 21-Aug-2009 23:00
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Just got this and posted here...




Set for release this September 2009, the Homecast HT9200DTR is a high end consumer electronic product. It will be released with a 500 GB hard disk drive and will allow consumers to record two channels at once and watch a third channel from a selection of channels available





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  # 249576 22-Aug-2009 06:41
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Looks good and starting to hit a nice price point.

My one concern now with twin tuner cards, there are now 4 muxs due to the addition of prime?




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  # 249584 22-Aug-2009 07:56
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Isn't prime on the kordia Mux?

 
 
 
 


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  # 249585 22-Aug-2009 08:08
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andrewcnz: Isn't prime on the kordia Mux?


Yes sorry dvbviewer splits the channels out based on compnay but yes sky is on korida mux




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  # 249586 22-Aug-2009 08:09
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the panasonic DMR-XW350GZK for $300 more with a bd player and dvd recorder , zinwell 640 $799 , tivo prob $899, and still waiting The Topfield MyFreeview|HD PVR
looks like a lot more interesting xmas time this year. choices choices .

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  # 249587 22-Aug-2009 08:24
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wiredr: the panasonic DMR-XW350GZK for $300 more with a bd player and dvd recorder , zinwell 640 $799 , tivo prob $899, and still waiting The Topfield MyFreeview|HD PVR
looks like a lot more interesting xmas time this year. choices choices .


Was looking at the Zinwell then heard that Tivo was around the corner so have put all my plans on hold until that's released.. the ht9200dtr is looking good 500GB, nice :-)

I checked out the brochure link on their website that they posted on the forums and it looks like they originally came with a 320GB, so does that mean that they are upgrading them locally?


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  # 249589 22-Aug-2009 08:35
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It's also worth factoring in a Windows 7 Media Centre as well.

Unlike in the past where 3rd party software was required to watch Freeview a fresh Windows 7 install and a few minutes spent installing software to give you a 8 day EPG with many more features for a similair pricepoint.

With the Tivo launch as well I can see a lot of obsolete DVD recorders and the last few VCR users finally making the move away from the 1980's! I believe there is also one more Freeview certified PVR that isn't far from being launched as well so there will finally be some choice in the marketplace.



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  # 249594 22-Aug-2009 08:53
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sbiddle: Windows 7 install and a few minutes spent installing software to give you a 8 day EPG with many more features for a similair pricepoint.


Care to share the link?




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  # 249603 22-Aug-2009 09:35
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I checked out the brochure link on their website that they posted on the forums and it looks like they originally came with a 320GB, so does that mean that they are upgrading them locally?


The product will come with a factory fitted 500GB drive. There is an error in the brochure which will be corrected.

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  # 249605 22-Aug-2009 09:42
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mentalinc: Looks good and starting to hit a nice price point.

My one concern now with twin tuner cards, there are now 4 muxs due to the addition of prime?


Ideal situation is to have three tuners. At the moment most manufacturers are only working on two tuner products. HT9200DTR + HD6000T/NZ is our current offering to those who need three tuners.
We will look into offering some discount for existing owners of the HD6000T/NZ.

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  # 249616 22-Aug-2009 10:52
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Will add some competition with the current Zinwell box!

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  # 249676 22-Aug-2009 15:14
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Will it play divx via usb. Can it be connected to the internet via the RJ45 like the tivo will be. I like the loop thru, Tivo doesn't have that. Can you copy files to another hard drive, ie PC.

I like what I see if it does the above.


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  # 249687 22-Aug-2009 15:59
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By being "freeview certified" I assume it plays nice with the MHEG EPG...

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  # 250144 24-Aug-2009 16:53
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Will you look at providing a discount to users of the existing homecast receiver as well as the HD6000T/NZ.



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  # 251073 27-Aug-2009 18:48
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Doh! I didn't realise there was a power switch on the back. Sorted. Reset the unit to factory defaults, set to 1080i, rescanned and got everything up and running in about 3 minutes.

Already set to record a couple of series (The Simpsons and Coronation St), the 8-Day EPG works great.





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