This is a very popular feature in the Sky+ & SkyHD PVR's from Sky here in the UK as it enables them to offer the ability to rewind 'Live TV' in an ad-hoc way (at least to the point where you switched over to the currently viewed channel) I agree it must put extra wear & stress on the hard drive and yes the energy usage must be higher.
Andrew On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 11:13 PM, VDR User <user....@gmail.com> wrote: > > I really hope Klaus never intends to implement something like the live > tv buffer that myth has. The idea of one of my harddrives saving > nonstop 24/7 is really really lame. Huge waste of power, constant > heat, and unnecessary wear on the harddrive for something that > probably doesn't even get used that much in the first place. > > -- Convergent Home Technologies Ltd www.dianemo.co.uk Tel: +44 (0)1245 330101 Fax: +44 (0)1245 263916 Unit 205 Waterhouse Business Centre Cromar Way Chelmsford Essex CM1 2QE UK Watch Dianemo Videos here; http://www.dianemo.co.uk/index.php/your-home/overview-videos/8-your-home/31-dianemo-overview-videos
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