Archived from groups: alt.video.ptv.tivo (More info?
"Seth" <seth_lermanNOSPAM@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> "Will" <DELETE_westes@earthbroadcast.com> wrote in message
>> So if I don't want to hassle with hacking the machine, I need to
>> get the regular Series2 DVR and combine it with a separate tuner?
> If transferring to your PC is more important than 2 tuners, lower monthly
> service rate and availability of DolbyDigital sound.
> Me personally, I would stick with a DirecTiVo and use a video capture on
> the PC rather than a regular DirecTV receiver and standalone.
> Or, a standalone DVD burner attached to the output of the DirecTiVo.
That's a decent solution. I just picked up a Magnavox combo DVD+R/RW/VCR and
have used it to transfer a few shows to DVD, using the Save to VCR feature.
It is not horribly inconvenient, and resulting picture quality (using
SVIDEO) is much better than I would have expected.