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'PlayTV' tuner add-on priced and dated

 
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The Seventh Taylor



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PostPosted: Sun Aug 03, 2008 9:41 pm    Post subject: 'PlayTV' tuner add-on priced and dated Reply with quote

The (PAL) TV tuner accessory to turn PS3 into a DVR will cost EUR 99 and be released in the UK on September 10, according to this news. The UK price and European release dates are not yet specified.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 10:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's delayed until September 19 and its price reduced from 78 to 70 according to the latest news.
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The Seventh Taylor



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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2008 10:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's not so bad. What's more important that functionality is much more limited than initially suggested.

There's no offloading from HDD to memory card for porting to PSP or PC -- there's streaming to PSP by 'remote play'.

Moreover, there's no HD compatibility.

See details here.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 11, 2008 9:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Here's a review of the peripheral:

http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=196481.
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