I bought this model of Pace on Oct 7, and have been giving it the benefit of the doubt. From the unreliable recordings, the problems with rewinding and fast-forwarding, I have finally lost patience with it and returned it to SHAW and bought a Motorola 3416.
The 6416 phase 3 I have in my bedroom has performed flawlessly with recordings that the Pace failed to record. The shows were on at the same time and same channels. The Motorola never missed one recording , while the Pace missed some. The Pace seemed to be missing more and more as time went.
Also, both boxes were using SHAW EXPANDERS, that were switched with each other, including cable and adapter, to eliminate that possibility of hardware trouble. Both expanders worked perfectly with the Motorola and both had troubles with the Pace.
In my opinion the Pace is junk!