Does the Gateway PVR have the same problems as the Motorola PVR? For example does it drop programmed series recordings?
You mean the new Motorola one? DCX3510? The only major issue I had with the DCX3400 was the Expander crashing issue.
I haven't had any major issues with the Gateway, since I've had it.
I meant the new Motorola 3510 - it is full of so many glitches that we will be returning it to Shaw.
if you want my honest opinion, i would choose gateway you would be setting yourself up for for the future as well.
The best compliments however come from gateway users anyways, and gateway has come along way since inception.
I agree, the Gateway got of to a rocky start as well but now it's great. Proof of that is in another forum a year ago there were dozens of mostly negative posts everyday, now the Gateway thread is pretty quiet.
Though there is always room for improvement/feature additions, I am quite pleased with my Gateway system.
There is this issue with the "new" vs "repeat" issues not recording some of my series if "First run only" is chosen (Canada vs US, US airs earlier, thus it's a "repeat" here in Canada, apparently.) but it is supposedly fixed in the next firmware update. (Coming March/April possibly. See following link if you like: New vs Repeat discrepancy.)
The Gateway started out pretty similar to the DCX3510, quite rough, ok, really rough around the edges but has since become a great system. Again, though there is always room for improvement/feature additions. (They are coming to. I'm happy with several new things in the 7.1 firmware upgrade.)
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