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It is sometimes slow. The On-Demand service is a joke.Read the full review →
I've had this box for about 6 months now and am in love with it. My previous DVR experience was with Comcast including the software upgrade to Comcast w/Tivo and I have to say this HR23 blows it out of the water. Have had no glitches, no reboots, significantly less compression artifacts and...Read the full review →
DirecTV has managed to get to the point at which their homegrown DVR at least doesn't suck. I'd like to be able to say something nicer about the HR23 series, but the truth is I still miss my TiVo. I think the HR23-700 deserves the reasonably high rating I've given it (4.0), mainly due to the...Read the full review →