> Add on external Hard Drive/CD-RW/DVD drives
> Make defragmenting the hard drive optional
> option to delay
the hard drive caching when flipping channels for 5+ seconds to enable quick channel flipping
> Spin down hard drive while receiver is off.
> Buffer to hard drive even after show is done recording so if program
is delayed show can still be watched delayed instead of kicking to live or when a timer fires what you were watching would
not be lost.
> Option to stop buffering shows to save hard drive life to make receiver quieter.
>Ability to buffer two channels simultaniously (on both tuners) by default without
having to select DVR Event to record on second tuner. (712: Pressing red "i" interactive
button allows this. Instead of PIP box disappearing when hit third time it will keep buffering (Icon w/TV & PIP
will appear there). Press swap to switch tuners.
>Allow consumer to upgrade hard drive with a larger
one (with software to support this).
**1** 510 WITH 120 GB
HARD DRIVE WITH 100 HOURS OF RECORD TIME RELEASED FOR SAME PRICE (PLUS DVR FEE), 508 WITH 80 GB HARD DRIVE WITH 60 HOURS OF
RECORD TIME DISCONTINUED, 501 40 GB HARD DRIVE WITH 30 HOURS OF RECORD TIME DISCONTINUED
^522 and 921 released with larger hard drives
^942 announced to be released