You will not get any better picture quality from a Series 2 since its analog and HDTV is digital and analog is only through the Y/W/R. With Series 3 and older, including Premiere, which has HDMI, they are digital capable. Series 3 can go up to 1080i resolution, and Premiere to 1080p.
Series 2 (80 hrs,PLS, Retired)
TiVo HD 1TB (157 HD Hrs, PLS, "S3HD")
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