External Drive bad then good
I have had my PACE TDC776D from Shaw since January 2009.
First I bought a 750G HardDrive and a Cooler Master X Craft 350 eSATA Enclosure. This enclosure has eSATA & USB, which is not recommended by PACE.
And it worked for about 3 weeks, then it crapped out, the DVR did not see it then insisted on reformatting it.
Also, it was loud.
So I got a Iomega 500GB eSATA DVR Expander Drive from Amazon.ca
This has been working fine for a week now. And it is nearly silent (hiding behind my TV stand). And it has a EnergyStar approved AC adapter which is nice because you have to leave the thing on all 24/7.
So all is good, for now. If it dies I will update.
Now a question, I have read/heard about TIVO hacks. Are there any for the PACE? Things like getting Internet TV (revision3.com etc) on to it?