6 tuner prime soon !!!

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jmcguire525
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Re: 6 tuner prime soon !!!

Post by jmcguire525 » Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:37 pm

SD isn't at CES this year... prob not a good sign. At least they won't be showing off the 6 tuner again talking about how close it is to being ready.

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Re: 6 tuner prime soon !!!

Post by EddieP » Wed Jan 08, 2020 2:08 pm

jmcguire525 wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:37 pm
SD isn't at CES this year... prob not a good sign. At least they won't be showing off the 6 tuner again talking about how close it is to being ready.
It is embarrassing if you constantly market a device on CES and never deliver.

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Re: 6 tuner prime soon !!!

Post by rmalbers » Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:58 am

Wow, not at CES, didn't notice that and with Win 7 support ending and lack of MCE in Win 10 this is really not looking good.

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Re: 6 tuner prime soon !!!

Post by mcewinter » Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:08 am

Can somebody from SD confirm that the Prime 6 is still in active development? We (all of us) had our hopes up before only to find out that the project was scrapped or postponed due to the development of other products.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHlHvhaXqz8

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Re: 6 tuner prime soon !!!

Post by VistaVick » Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:44 pm

Considering they have no products available that works with cable cards, I surely hope they have something in the works. I realize they have other products now that work with OTA and streaming (at least they did briefly), but still the cable card tuner market is a large segment of their customer base which I'm afraid is slowly dying off.

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Re: 6 tuner prime soon !!!

Post by mcewinter » Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:19 pm

VistaVick wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:44 pm
Considering they have no products available that works with cable cards, I surely hope they have something in the works. I realize they have other products now that work with OTA and streaming (at least they did briefly), but still the cable card tuner market is a large segment of their customer base which I'm afraid is slowly dying off.
I mean, logically they are currently working on it. Logically, they were absent from CES to to buckle down on the last stretch of Prime 6. It's been a bumpy road for a 6 tuner offering so there is a ton of room to speculate as to what's happening now.

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Re: 6 tuner prime soon !!!

Post by Beerman » Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:49 pm

I'd be happy to stick with a 3 tuner box with DRM recording in place of a 6 tuner with no DRM recording allowed. I have no choice but to trust SD but each day I get closer to just cutting the cord.

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Re: 6 tuner prime soon !!!

Post by scyto » Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:04 pm

mcewinter wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:08 am
Can somebody from SD confirm that the Prime 6 is still in active development? We (all of us) had our hopes up before only to find out that the project was scrapped or postponed due to the development of other products.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHlHvhaXqz8
They have clearly stated this several times over the holiday period.

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Re: 6 tuner prime soon !!!

Post by mcewinter » Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:15 pm

scyto wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:04 pm
mcewinter wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:08 am
Can somebody from SD confirm that the Prime 6 is still in active development? We (all of us) had our hopes up before only to find out that the project was scrapped or postponed due to the development of other products.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHlHvhaXqz8
They have clearly stated this several times over the holiday period.
Stated what? Link?

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Re: 6 tuner prime soon !!!

Post by NedS » Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:09 pm

mcewinter wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:15 pm
scyto wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:04 pm
mcewinter wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:08 am
Can somebody from SD confirm that the Prime 6 is still in active development? We (all of us) had our hopes up before only to find out that the project was scrapped or postponed due to the development of other products.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHlHvhaXqz8
They have clearly stated this several times over the holiday period.
Stated what? Link?
We've stated it on the forum in various threads, and i'll repeat it again, the PRIMEE 6 is still in active development.

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Re: 6 tuner prime soon !!!

Post by mcewinter » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:17 pm

NedS wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:09 pm
mcewinter wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:15 pm
scyto wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:04 pm


They have clearly stated this several times over the holiday period.
Stated what? Link?
We've stated it on the forum in various threads, and i'll repeat it again, the PRIMEE 6 is still in active development.
Sweet! Thank you, sir!

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Re: 6 tuner prime soon !!!

Post by EddieP » Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:35 pm

NedS wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:09 pm
mcewinter wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:15 pm
scyto wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:04 pm


They have clearly stated this several times over the holiday period.
Stated what? Link?
We've stated it on the forum in various threads, and i'll repeat it again, the PRIMEE 6 is still in active development.
I understand it is under development but is it near or being manufactured ?

“hardware development” is taken to mean the development of designs for devices that are intended to be manufactured.

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Re: 6 tuner prime soon !!!

Post by signcarver » Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:51 pm

They have stated they won't speculate such until it is ready so no point in asking. But if their atsc 3 tuner comes out first, i would suggest they make an announcement of no prime 6 if not expected very shortly after to keep people from asking about it (then of course hope they surprise us soon after that)

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Re: 6 tuner prime soon !!!

Post by mcewinter » Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:02 am

signcarver wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:51 pm
They have stated they won't speculate such until it is ready so no point in asking. But if their atsc 3 tuner comes out first, i would suggest they make an announcement of no prime 6 if not expected very shortly after to keep people from asking about it (then of course hope they surprise us soon after that)
Silence regarding new products is completely understood, on my part. The Prime 6 is somewhat of a different animal as a forthcoming CC tuner has been announced more than once. So it's enough to break silence to announce a product (CableCard tuner) but to abandon the project and/or postpone it due to developing a different product without explanation is a bit of Jackery, in my opinion.

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Re: 6 tuner prime soon !!!

Post by shspvr » Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:54 am

signcarver wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:51 pm
They have stated they won't speculate such until it is ready so no point in asking. But if their atsc 3 tuner comes out first, i would suggest they make an announcement of no prime 6 if not expected very shortly after to keep people from asking about it (then of course hope they surprise us soon after that)
Yup it more likely that an ATSC 3.0 will be here first

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