Originally Posted by mattff /forum/post/18164767
why do i need 2 cables in a dvr to record 2 shows. couldnt there be more tuners in the box.
Originally Posted by 11001011 /forum/post/18380732
A satellite dual tuner DVR needs two cables because it's two complete satellite receiving systems all the way from the two tuners to the dual LNB on the dish.
This is because two different channels could be on two different transponders and even two different satellites.