Dual channel PVRs ?

John T

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Please bear with an ignoramious on a learning curve. Will one card in the CI slot operate both channels as with Sky+? If so why do some have two CI slots, notably the Humax PVR 1900? Thanks for any help.
 

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Presumably it is to allow decrytion of other types of encrytion or it has been future proofed for pay services ???? I am guessing as I do not know much about it apart from it has a secondary tuner. What does you user manual say????
 

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60cm dish, dual LNB, Topfield TF5010PVR
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toppervte33h said:
Presumably it is to allow decrytion of other types of encrytion or it has been future proofed for pay services ???? I am guessing as I do not know much about it apart from it has a secondary tuner. What does you user manual say????
I am not yet the owner of the Humax PVR9100, though I have downloaded the manual and skimmed through, there is no mention, that I can find, of the CI slots.
Am I right in assuming that if I have a card in one slot that will work for both tuners, so that I can record one and watch another channel? Or could it be that I would need a card in each CI slot?
 
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