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I am tired of waiting for a 21st century guide and pvr so I am thinking of pulling the trigger and switching to bell from rogers.

I was hoping someone could answer these questions;

1) if you stop watching a recorded program does the pvr remember the playback position if you go back to it after watching other recorded programs
2) are there still significant HDMI issues with the 9241?
3) my understanding is that with bell tv you get "true HD" and not a compressed signal like Rogers. Bottom line has there been a consensus that the PQ is on par with Rogers or better?
4) for those with an iphone 3gs - does the bell tv iPhone app work? From the reviews in iTunes it's seems like those with a iPhone 4 model it's fubar.
5) if I want 3 receivers installed do they run 3 cables from the dish or run one cable into the house then split inside the house?
 

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2. Probably no more than with any supplier, often dependent on (all of) the equipment connected - some synch issues reported (and seen by me during my rounds).

http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=71112 HDMI Issues

3. Bell has more compression and a slightly poorer PQ than Rogers. See the following long thread on the topic. "True HD" is Bell Marketing which holds no water - the same water that blocks the signal as discussed in the second link below:

http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=102020 Check out the most recent pages

http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=126345 Rain Fade

The PVR is a nice PVR.

Each provider has advantages and disadvantages.
 

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1) Yes, and gives you the option also to start over.
2) Depending on the TV, Yes. And some problems with Audio Sync, but if you use RCA Video/Audio out apparently not.
3) HD is at 720 or less
4) I have never used and iPhone although I Phone many people.
5) The 9241 Requires two lines each, so you would have four lines from the dish to switches. eg: 2-SW44 switches for up to 8 receivers. If you had one 9241 and 2 6141's you would only require one switch.

I have a 9242 and have been very happy with it.

I hope others can help with specific problems they have had.
 
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