Pros Good picture quality, great features, can use DVArchive software (free for personnel use) to use your computer as a 2nd ReplayTV unit, Network card allows transfer of movies to computer for burning to DVD-R (using 3rd party SW), doesn't require phone line
Cons 40 Hrs is for Standard Quality only, can only record 16 Hrs at Max Quality.
Pros I have a ReplayTV 5060 with Channel skip -- it is the best feature on any electronic device I've seen in the last 5 years! Other pros: easy to use, relatively inexpensive, reliable and good quality
Cons Show search feature could be better (boolean searching not available); ReplayTV theme channels are more or less useless, but that's no big deal
Pros Native networking with no additional purchase, higher video quality, easy upgrades/hacking, manual co9mmercial advance.
Cons They finally killed off automatic commercial advance in the 5500 series, I hear some people prefer the guides in TiVo
Pros Bought refurbished 5090 online for $99, free shipping at the replaytv site. Worked as promised. Robust online community. Just upgraded it myself with new 120 gig drive for $30. Saved tons of money. Uses Linux. Programing via our broadband connection. No t
Cons Have not found any yet.
Pros Great features and great product when it works
Cons Spent five hours with terrible tech support. Hung up on five times. Never able to get unit activated. Seems like a shaky organization that won't be around too long. Save your money or go elsewhere!