What are the features and benefits of the Digital Video recorder (DVR)?
The greatest difference is that a DVR provides you with flexibility, simple operation and makes sure you do not miss a moment of your favourite program.
Because it is constantly recording, you can PAUSE/REWIND live TV and REPLAY favourite moments.
Because the DVR will continue recording even if you rewind or replay scenes, you will not miss any of your program.
It also allows you to schedule the recording of programs up to three weeks ahead of time. It is as simple as locating the program of your choice and pressing RECORD.
Note: It is important to be aware of the recording capacity of your DVR so that you do not accidentally run out of space.
Approximate recording capacity:
- Analog TV shows (not digital) – Typically, analog cable channels 2 through 47. This may vary depending on your cable system. Recording capacity is up to 50 hours.
- Digital TV shows– Typically, digital cable channels are channels 100 and above, but this varies depending on your cable system. Recording capacity is between 100 and 110 hours (example from DCT 6416 receiver).
- High-definition TV shows (HDTV) – Shows that are broadcast in HD may be recorded in the same format, provided your HD-DVR is connected to a high-definition television. Recording capacity is between 20 and 100 hours (depending upon the type of show and the resolution).