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    Newbie Questions about DISH Receiver Capabilities

    I prefer to use my standalone DVRs to do the recording from the live output of the receiver. I had a cable DVR and having to select programs from the DVR to play and then starting the standalone DVR to record is too klunky for me. Plus the time stamp on the standalone DVR recording is then...
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    Newbie Questions about DISH Receiver Capabilities

    Which is why I still need to know if the SD channels are available, because for classic TV shows in the 4:3 ratio I want them recorded full-screen (without pillar-boxing). I've heard with DirecTV HD receivers you can highlight an HD channel in the program guide, then go one up or down to get...
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    Newbie Questions about DISH Receiver Capabilities

    Hi, I am considering switching to DISH network. I am interested in HD receivers, because I prefer to record programs in the complete and correct aspect ratio, but do not want DVR receivers because I have my own standalone DVRs that I prefer to use because of their DVD burning capabilities. I...
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