SiliconDust HDHomeRun PRIME - Owner's Thread

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Re: SiliconDust HDHomeRun PRIME - Owner's Thread


Post by aseries » Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:42 pm

HDHOMERUN SILICONDUST web site states Prime 6 to be available 2019.


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Post by MediaCowboy » Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:49 pm

aseries wrote:HDHOMERUN SILICONDUST web site states Prime 6 to be available 2019.
It's been saying that since ces this year.


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Post by gkr321 » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:29 pm

From the SiliconDust web site.


To our customers and anxious fans of the HDHomeRun PRIME model and the upcoming 6 tuner version HDHomeRun PRIME6

When we launched the original PRIME 3-tuner model, there were years of development, testing, tweaking and certifications. No one knew of this because it was just released, and the units are still working today ("HDHomeRun devices just work").

We are still very excited as we plan and develop the updated generation, adding full CableCARD support of 6 simultaneous programs. We had been premature on a few occasions in announcing this product creating expectations from our fans (and the occasional dramatic naysayers).

There have been chipsets that were sold off and killed in the middle of our dev (twice). And delays due to normal development that many don't know nor deem relevant beyond "just give me my PRIME!" and we respect and love that passion.

I want to assure all of our customers and fans that we are still deep in development of the upcoming PRIME6 and we will announce only when the time is right and when we are in mass production. There will be no casual updates or dart board dates to appease the masses. A lot goes into developing new hardware, and as I have said before, "if this one was easy, everyone would have one on the market."

All of us at Silicondust want an HDHomeRun PRIME6 in our homes as much as our supporters. Keep watch and sign up for our mailing list, or follow us on social media so that you'll be the first to know when we are ready to release more information.


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Post by Scallica » Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:10 pm

Good. Take your time and do it right the first time. Don't follow in Ceton's footsteps.
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Post by joelkirzner » Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:37 pm

I've been anticipating this device, but my two HD Homerun Primes with Verizon FIOS Cablecards work perfectly fine.
I end up paying an extra $5/month for each card, so yeah, this device would cut my bill. Of course, I still have to purchase the new hardware, which is going to cost either $199 or $149.
Then I'd sell off the other Prime units.

Eh, not a critical piece of hardware as long as they keep supporting the existing gear.

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