Originally Posted by nyctveng
Originally Posted by joblo
Are you sure about that?
If so, then why can't the DVR record on both tuners while showing VOD?
Yes I'm sure. If u don't believe me, why don't u stream a VOD title and turn off your router mid stream and see what happens to it.
But that wouldn’t prove anything beyond the obvious fact that there is an IP control channel for pause, FF, etc. When said connection is broken, it would make sense to also stop any corresponding QAM signal.
I only have one VZ box right now, but I had two for a while and I don’t recall any difficulty with streaming HD video from another DVR while also recording two QAM channels. Could be wrong in that recollection, but the answers to this post seem also to indicate that this is possible:
So my question remains: if VZ is delivering video over IP to boxes that can stream while recording two QAM signals, then what knucklehead engineer thought it would be a selling point to unnecessarily make viewers sacrifice a recording in progress in order to watch VOD? That makes no sense at all.
Of course, VZ does many things that make no sense to me whatsoever, so maybe this is just one more, but still…
Another thing: the post below seems to indicate that VZ DVRs sometimes have difficulty handling more than one stream at a time. If VOD is streamed, then presumably it could interfere with streaming from one DVR to another in multiroom installations. Does it?
Bottom line: have you monitored network traffic and verified video streams coincident with VOD?