HR10-250 & OTA HD Programming

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HR10-250 & OTA HD Programming

I'm considering buying an HR10-250, but I have a few unanswered questions. Will I be able to record OTA programming? What about OTA HD programming?

And should I wait until the HR20-700 comes out? Do I stand to gain more or lose more (no TIVO) with the newer model?

The HR10-250 can handle OTA,

The HR10-250 can handle OTA, no problem.

I would recommend you forego the HR20-700, unless there is something miraculous that is about to happen with DirecTV and their "non-TiVo" DVR technology, it doesn't sound like it will come close to comparing to the capabilities (and upgradability) of the HR10-250 w/TiVo.

With the HR10-250, can you

With the HR10-250, can you record one OTA channel while watching another OTA channel? How about record two OTA channels at once? I noticed it has a duel tuner for the satellite, but not the antenna.

It has an internal splitter,

It has an internal splitter, so it has one connection on the outside, but the dual tuner is actually inside.  Yes, you can record:

1 OTA 1 Sat and watch previously recorded show

1 OTA 1 OTA and watch previously recorded show

1 Sat 1 Sat and watch previously recorded show