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Western Digital Expands DRV Storage

LAKE FOREST, Calif. -- Expanding consumers' TV recording capabilities by hundreds(2) of hours, WD(R) (NYSE: WDC) today announced in the U.S. that its My DVR Expander(TM) is now available with 1 TB capacity. Consumers can instantly and seamlessly expand their TiVo(R) DVR recording capacity by simply attaching the My DVR Expander to their TiVo DVR.

TiVo Verified(TM) compatible with TiVo Series3(TM) and TiVo HD DVRs, the new My DVR Expander is capable of storing up to 140 hours of high-definition (HD) television programming based on 1 TB of hard drive storage. The My DVR Expander, which utilizes an eSATA connection, is perfect for consumers who need more room to store the ever-expanding HD entertainment options offered by their service providers.

"It is a great time to be a TiVo user because of the countless entertainment options available with just a click of the TiVo remote," said Andrew Morrison, director of Platform Product Marketing, TiVo Inc. "In this universe of unlimited content, WD is helping save avid TiVo users from ever having to make the painful decision of choosing one show over another, something we know will be well received in the TiVo community. And the My DVR Expander fits in with the TiVo philosophy perfectly as it is reliable, easy to use, and makes the experience of HD television even better."

Western Digital Corp.