7000S - 300GB Maxtor
1GB USB -
Syslink wifi bridge from DB to Syslink wifi router to Apple Extreme streaming relay to Apple G5, 2 xG4.
Elgato into G4 17 in for Apple DVB-T captures.
Panasonic 42 HD ready
TC, we all hope you get lots of pleasure out of your purchase and are soon passing tips on to us.
Your tree will only be a problem if it is standing somewhere in an arc from about SE to SW when viewed from where your dish is, AND, depending on where you live (entering a location in yr profile helps) that the height of the tree ABOVE the level of your dish is less than about 60% of the horizontal distance to the dish. But your installer, if a pro, should be able to sort that out.
There are no hdds 'designed' for the DB, just a list of recommended hdds by the DB manufacturer. I dont think its like soap powder for a washing machine, so I'd pay attention to what the dreambox Co suggest.