Ted from SiliconDust just issued an email with an update on the HDHomeRun – PRIME CableCARD Tuner. They also gave an update on pricing, vendor selection and mention they will be at CES. You can bet that Andrew and I will be there to be the first to look at and try out this long awaited tuner!
The email from SiliconDust states:
Quick status update…
We are at CableLabs® for the final review, with release to production in 2 weeks. Pre-order and release dates will be announced shortly following release to production.
On the availability side we are working with major retail partners to stock the HDHomeRun PRIME and accept pre-orders. The price has been confirmed at $249.
Black Friday – We have been working with the good people at Newegg for a great Black Friday deal on the original HDHomeRun-Dual ATSC/clear QAM tuner. The sale runs Friday November 26 continuing through to Cyber Monday.
CES – everything is in place for a great CES 2011 in Las Vegas January 6-9 – We will be on the floor in the South Hall 3, upper level, booth 31948.
Release to production is the key milestone for us and we have been working hard to make it happen. We will keep you posted.
Ted H – CEO
Silicondust Inc. USA
We look forward to seeing the HDHomeRun PRIME at CES 2011.