Originally Posted by xo1rider
No, I only need one cable for HD (along with a B-band converter). I use the second cable in order to use my DVR to record two shows and or watch one and record another. Having said that if you want to watch different shows on each TV it takes a second receiver.
OK, it's been a while since I had my HD system installed, and I think you are right. So then, it still makes sense to have four cables, since they couldn't know which place you may want to use a two-tuner DVR.
Rental on a second receiver is $4 a month here. In winter, I use the "extra" one to use my trailer TV in the basement. Only so many shows that my DW and I share a common desire to watch