- Ease of use It is the same interface as the previous FIOS DVR
- Design and form factor It is much smaller and less heat and the design is much better.
- Storage capacity Has a lot of room for sotrage and upgrade capabilities
- Expandability Has a lot of tuners so you can record lots of shows at once.
- Other features (networking, etc.) Slow interface has me considering to return this!
The box is impressive in its overall more efficient and modern design. It allows me to watch my DVR from other rooms that have a box as well. However, I use the down arrow to open the "browse channels" every time I watch TV in place of the Guide button and it take about 3-5 seconds after I hit this for it to pop up...it is about a half second response when I browse up or down but then another 2-4 seconds when I hit the Ok button to tune that channel. The good news is that if you are used to hitting the Guide button, that seems top work much better, but still a little slower than the previous top of the line DVR box FIOS gave me. Overall I am disappointed. The new features are used less frequently then the daily browsing I do on a regular basis. Since this is a VERY new component, I am hoping they will work out the bugs and get the response time fixed.
Until they get the response time of the interface fixed, I am not happy.
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