Learn how the tuners will be shared between the BlueCurve TV digital box and BlueCurve TV Player (XiD). With a single BlueCurve TV cable box, up to 6 shows can be recorded at once. This document will demonstrate how the tuners will be shared between the BlueCurve TV cable box (PVR) and the BlueCurve TV Player (XiD).

Did You Know

 

You can connect up to three BlueCurve TV Players allowing you to have up to 12 simultaneous recordings. With a combined total of 1.5TB of storage space you'll never have to worry about having enough space to record your favorite shows.

       

 

BlueCurve TV tuner information

With each BlueCurve TV digital box (PVR), there are six tuners available to be shared between the digital box and the BlueCurve TV Player (XiD)(s). Up to three BlueCurve TV digital boxes can be networked together for a maximum of 12 tuners that can be shared between the PVRs and Portals, in any configuration. These 12 tuners will be shared between Live TV, Recordings, and the portals.

 

Up to 3 BlueCurve TV digital boxes may be networked together in one home with up to 3 BlueCurve TV Player (XiD)s attached to each:

  • Total of 1.5TB storage space (shared)
  • 12 simultaneous recordings
  • 12 TV maximum

 

BlueCurve TV Hardware Configuration Scenarios

Here are examples of how BlueCurve TV hardware can be networked together in one home to enhance your TV and recording experience.

 

# of TVs

BlueCurve TV Hardware

Configuration - Setup

Max

Recordings

Max Tuners

Available

Recording

Experience

1Single BlueCurve TV Player (XG1v3) (HDPVR)66Record up to 6 shows at once and play back recordings.
Or Record up to 5 shows at once, while watching Live TV.
2

1 BlueCurve TV Player (XG1v3) (HDPVR) +

1 BlueCurve TV Player (XiD)

66Record up to 6 shows at once and play back recordings on all TV's.
Or Record up to 4 shows at once, while watching Live TV on 2 TV's.
3

1 BlueCurve TV Player (XG1v3) (HDPVR) +

2 BlueCurve TV Player (XiD)s

66Record up to 6 shows at once and play back recordings on all TV's.
Or Record up to 3 shows at once, while watching Live TV on 3 TV's.
4

1 BlueCurve TV (HDPVR) +

3 BlueCurve TV Player (XiD)s

66Record up to 6 shows at once and play back recordings on all TV's.
Or Record up to 2 shows at once, while watching Live TV on 4 TV's.
5

2 BlueCurve TV Players (HDPVRs) +

3 BlueCurve TV Player (XiD)s

1212Record up to 12 shows at once and play back recordings on all TV's.
Or record up to 7 shows at once and while watching live TV on 5 TV's.
6

2 BlueCurve TV Players (HDPVRs) +

4 BlueCurve TV Player (XiD)s

1212

Record up to 12 shows at once and play back recordings on all TV's.

Or record up to 6 shows at once and watch live TV on 6 TV's.

Note:

 

When 3 BlueCurve TV Players (HDPVRs) are networked together, the tuner limit comes down to 4 recordings at once per BlueCurve TV Player (XG1v3) which then translates to the 12 simultaneous recordings limit. BlueCurve TV hardware configuration can be networked together for a maximum of 12 tuners that can be shared between the PVRs and Portals.

  

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