Well I have now joined the ReplayTV clan and just love it. The control over live TV is great. Last night we went about our busy lives and got home about 15 minutes after CSI started (I had set up recording for a few shows for the wife last night) and proceeded to backtrack and watch it from the beginning. Well as it got closer to 10pm, I was bit concerned I would have to stop watching CSI and then let ReplayTV take over so it could switch to record ER on a different channel. The wife didn't want to stop watching CSI so we just hoped for the best. And wouldn't you know it, the best happened...ReplayTV told us that ER would start recording shortly. We continued watching CSI and ReplayTV picked right on up and recorded the ER episode! I looked at her and said, "Let's see a VCR do that!" We are in the 30day trial phase - trying to get the wife to move on with technology and give up on VHS tapes. So far I think she's impressed. She can comeback at any time she wants and watch her shows. She can pause her stuff when the phone rings and it's for her (98% of the time it usually is). Of course if all goes well, then this will justify my buying another one for the home theater.