Pioneer Voyager 4000 Dual-Tuner HD-DVR

It appears that the Voyager 4000 is not available to the general public (yet), but will be offered as part of a Cable company’s set-top box product line. What caught our attention is that the Voyager 4000, although it is not designed to be attached to a home network, can in theory transfer HD-quality MPEG-2 video from its hard drive to any PC via its dual IEEE 1394 (FireWire) ports. But the not-so-nice folks at Pioneer have integrated Macrovision, HDCP, and 5C copy protection so it might be a challenge to actually playback the content once it’s on the PC.

Read more at eHomeupgrade (pictures included)

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