[opendtv] Re: Panasonic's DVD recorders include ATSC tuners

  • From: Ron Economos <k6mpg@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2007 13:44:27 -0800

They are saying they haven't taken the "short-cut"
of introducing *tunerless* recorders like some of the
other manufacurers have.


Manfredi, Albert E wrote:

"Basically, we felt it was important for all Panasonic DVD and combo
recorders to continue to offer record-and-watch, and cable-box-free
recording capability."

My only question would be why the above quoted point even needs to be
made. Shouldn't it be obvious? If they felt it important to offer the
NTSC receiver built-in previously, why is it necessary to justify that
digital doesn't change the fundamental equation?


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