169time has not delivered the modification for the DTC-100, as yet. It was originally promised before the SuperBowl back in January. Assuming they do deliver this, which they say will be real soon, it can act as the OTA DTV tuner for the PV-HD1000. It is also supposed to add DirecTV recording capability sometime in the near future. Some AVS members have serious questions about all this. See the recent 169time thread for more info, http://www.avsforum.com/ubb/Forum28/HTML/000091.html
Until (if?) they do deliver, the only DTV tuner that works with the PV-HD1000 is the Panasonic TU-DST50 or 51. These units do not have DBS record/playback capability built in, they only work for local over-the-air DTV.
They are Dish Network HDTV capable, if you have the Dish 5000 w/HD modulator (NOT the 6000). The 5000 and HD Modulator are also discontinued, but once in a while a pair shows up used in the AVS Classified Ads Forum.
You must have a DTV tuner with a IEEE1394 connection (like the TU-DST50 or 51) to record and playback DTV/HDTV from the PV-HD1000. The DVHS unit is just a "bit-bucket", the DTV tuner selects the channel for record (or live viewing) and decodes it for playback.
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