Review by the_mcv
November, 23 2011
Pros: High cap storage
Cons: high heat output
Review by baudilus
September, 03 2009
Pros: HD picture, user interface, unique features, no annoying blip noise with remote, software updated OFTEN.
Cons: Build-in storage space, external storage activation fee, No HD on second TV.
Review by clydeelder
February, 18 2009
Cons: Refuse to compensate
Review by joopblog
October, 29 2008
Pros: Great picture
Fairly compact-sized unit.
Cons: Sound gaps in recorded programs.
Timer screens are way deep in the menu structure.
Review by linkedup8484
May, 11 2008
Pros: Nice interface, Nice picture/sound quality, can connect 2 different TV's and watch 2 different shows.
Cons: Terrible reliability issues, very frequent freezing, rebooting, and shows getting cut into or off completely.
Review by fdp3
March, 04 2008
Pros: Two-room access to DVR content.
Cons: Everything else.
Review by vintagemum
July, 24 2007
Cons: Frustrations with sound and picture breaking up on HD channels.
Review by smallouk
April, 10 2007
Pros: Looks good in the ads
Cons: Utter incompetence of Dish TV in getting an installer to my home
Review by thowe21
February, 21 2007
Pros: HD recording, 3 tuner capacity, Episode by name recording
Cons: Standard definition needs improvement
Review by tex-x
February, 20 2007
Pros: Excellent picture quality, ease of use, monster storage space.
Cons: Price (for now), no "jump back" built in to the FFW mode.
Review by grennric
January, 21 2007
Pros: Great HD picture, Dolby Digital Sound
Cons: poor up-conversion, poor menu structure, lack of 'direct access buttons'
Review by merdock69
January, 04 2007
Pros: HDMI, Digital Audio out, dual tuner, RF modulator.
Cons: No 1080p (yet), has an ethernet jack but no functionality (yet).
Review by allin4green
October, 17 2006
Pros: MPEG4 capeable, ATSC tuner for OTA, recording options/flexibilty, overall features
Cons: Earlier versions run "hot", limited HDD capacity for archiving programs, occasional temperamental operation