updated 05:25 am EDT, Tue October 4, 2011
Toshiba unleashes PVR with massive 5TB HDD
Toshiba has used the CEATEC trade show in Japan to unveil the Regza Blu-ray DBR-M190. The device stands out from the Blu-ray player/personal video recorder crowd in that it packs a massive 5TB hard drive. This, along with its mult-tuner capability, makes it good for simultaneously recording up to six digital broadcasts for up to 15 days.
The device is designed to be the heart of an AV buff's home theater system allowing users to also using Toshiba's new AT700 Regza tablet, and other DLNA compatible devices to access one of its tuners over a Wi-Fi network to stream live TV broadcasts. Users can also tap into its bank of recorded content using the same function Toshiba dubs Regza Link Share.
Although not expected to be released globally at this time, the Regza Blu-ray DBR-M190 will be on sale in Japan from mid-December for the equivalent of $2,600. [via Pocket-Lint]