Rogers Communications has unveiled a new series of high definition (HD) personal video recorders, including a PVR with 500 gigabytes capacity.

The new Rogers Cisco Explorer 8642HD PVR provides greater HD recording flexibility, improved resolution and new playback features. Its hard drive enables customers to record and store up to 62 hours of HD or 280 hours of standard definition (SD) content.

The 8642HD PVR series is available in Ontario only. The 500GB 8642HD PVR is available for purchase for $599; the 160GB 8642HD PVR is available for purchase for $499, and will be available on a rental basis beginning this summer in Ontario.

Both boxes are available for purchase at Rogers Plus stores, Rogers authorized retailers in Ontario and The Shopping Channel online.

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