Archos’ AV400 series portables, initially available in 20GB and 80GB models at respective suggested retail prices of $549 and $799, come with TV docking station/recharger; built-in timer; and ability to control a TV tuner, VCR tuner or satellite receiver. With these features, consumers can time shift by manually select days and start/end times or by using a PC-downloaded Yahoo! TV Guide, which provides program listings up to a month in advance.
In contrast, Archos’ current-generation models, and an RCA HDD model, require consumers to be at the TV to begin recording a program.
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