What Are the Benefits of the Mio Over Other Receivers?

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Price of the dual tuner MIO will likely be at least $100 or more higher than the single tuner version. IMO, of course. Doubtful it'll be cheaper anyway.
Yep, I expect it to be more than the single tuner model as well - just hoping there may have been a ballpark figure... :rolleyes:
 

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I had planned on making 2 of the same image. One with C Band sats and the other KU sats and switching between them. Is there any reason that I cannot do this with the unit that I just got? (I'm still reading and have not powered it up yet.)
what would be the advantage of doing that? why not have all on the same image?
 

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Yes, that would work fine for scanning/viewing.

The shortcoming of separating bands between images is that you couldn't set-up scheduled timers to switch between the two images for recording.

The great thing about the OS Mio 4k's four multiboot slots is that these options are even possible! So easy to switch between operating systems by simply rebooting the receiver. It's like owning 4 different STBs!
Cool! I rarely watch KU and do very little timed recording, so the one that I just got will work great for me. Thanks!
 

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what would be the advantage of doing that? why not have all on the same image?
Too many choices in the window. Right now I have KU sats on my Linkbox and C Band sats on my Amiko. I was selecting the wrong band about 50% of the time when I had both bands together.
 
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The OS Mio is the finest receiver of any kind that I've ever owned. If you ever change your mind, you won't be disappointed :)
I had tested the U4 Quad and the reoccurring slow navigation in the GUI was frustrating. Combined with the sloth speed blind scan, I feel your pain. Didn't shed many tears to upgrade. LOL!

The 64 bit processor in the Mio makes for an enjoyable experience. It is the first E2 STB that I have used that not only equaled, but surpassed appliance type STBs in operation and performance. But, if you are happy with your current STB, why upgrade? :)
 

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The OS Mio+ 4K with dual tuners will be released in September, 2019.
This is great news. :)
Price of the dual tuner MIO will likely be at least $100 or more higher than the single tuner version. IMO, of course. Doubtful it'll be cheaper anyway.
Since the unneeded DVB-T2 tuner will be replaced by a second S2 tuner, maybe it won't be a big price difference. I would guess the production cost is similar.
 

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The 64 bit processor in the Mio makes for an enjoyable experience. It is the first E2 STB that I have used that not only equaled, but surpassed appliance type STBs in operation and performance. But, if you are happy with your current STB, why upgrade? :)
I'm not all that happy with my current receiver. I just like having dual tuners. If the price is reasonable I'll probably buy the dual DVB-S2 OS Mio when its available.
 

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This is great news. :)

Since the unneeded DVB-T2 tuner will be replaced by a second S2 tuner, maybe it won't be a big price difference. I would guess the production cost is similar.
How do you know it won't have two satellite tuners, AND a DVB-T2 tuner? After all, it's made for European use, and that's their market...
 
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I'm really liking the way the Edision interacts with the PC. The PC has several displays connected. Projectors and a big screen TV. I can so easily use the Edision for the signal source and watch on any of my displays that I hardly use the PC tuner anymore. :)
 
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