Pros I too went the DirecTV route and purchased this machine cheap! 120GB machine will hold tons of recorded viewing. Samsung did extend my warranty, because I was only 6 days past my 1 year standard warranty.
Cons The hard drive died after only 1 year of service. Not many features. Too expensive if you purchase at a big box store.
Pros 2 tuners. Eliminates the 'can't watch another channel' problem. Recordings can't be distinguished from the original. It will change your life.
Cons A bit spendy, but well worth it.
Pros It's TIVO... what's not to like?
Cons It's a Samsung... what's to like? Unit stopped working two days after I hooked it up. Bestbuy replaced with a new unit. Next unit broke and after a month of dealing with Samsung and their lies, I decided to ask for my money back. They've lied to me fo
Pros Big hard drive.
Cons Unit broke down and I sent it for repairs. After three weeks I began calling Samsung. They gave me little to no information. Finally they said it was not repairable, but they would not replace it because the unit was too popular and they didn't have a
Pros Lost of room. Dual tuners. Dolby sound.
Cons I've had two different boxes fail on me which is pretty irratating when you've got 100 hours of programming yet to watch.