Does anyone make a hard disc based video recorder anymore?
If you look at the following link you’ll find one of the Polaroid models out right now that isn’t tied to any specific service agreement (like Tivo or DirecTV): http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?product_id=5693291#Specifications The reviews for the item are also all dated in the past month plus they still show in stock, so I’m guessing it’s still a current fairly new product. I say fairly new because the 160 GB hard disc would have been the more the standard about nine months ago, but an understandable lag in a commercially manufactured product. To answer the other part of your question — I would say it’s the market in broadcast delivery. Everyone has cable or satellite and since Dish has been somewhat okay following their DVR lawsuit from Tivo, all these providers offer the DVR’s dirt cheap as part of their service. Hence fewer people have a need for a product that has som