We talked about SilconDust’s HDHomeRun Prime CableCARD tuner on the podcast last week and now it looks like its officially been released for pre-order. The first version is a 3 tuner CableCARD device with a 6 tuner CableCARD device coming soon. So if your a Windows Media Center users and TV fan this maybe the device for you.
The 3 tuner box is the HDHR3-CC priced at $249 and can be pre-ordered from NewEgg. The 6 tuner HDHR3-6CC-3X2 hasn’t got a price yet.
Here are the official specs:
- Premium cable TV (CableCARD).
- Watch TV from any computer on your network.
- Record full 1080i broadcast resolution.
- Watch, Pause, Record, & Rewind Live TV.
- Schedule and record all your favorite TV shows.
- Expand with multiple HDHomeRun devices.
- Record all your favorite TV shows by name.
- Schedule future or season recordings.
- Integrated TV guide.
- Never miss your favorite show.
- Windows Media Center on Windows 7
- US Digital Cable
- M-Card CableCARD interface
- USB Tuning Resolver interface
- 1000baseT (gigabit Ethernet) network interface (compatible with 100baseTX networks)
- 1 year warranty
- Dual Core PC
- Windows 7
- 2GB RAM
- 4-8GB disk space per hour of HD recording, 1-2GB per hour of SD recording
- 100 or 1000Mbit Ethernet network
- Subscription to digital cable service
- CableCARD (M-Card) from your cable provider