Advertisements Ted doesn't work for TiVo anymore. I doubt he'll reply, but I bet he's not happy about any of those things either. All I can speak to is the HDD situation. As you appear to have noticed, the Edge doesn't have the eSATA port used to connect DVR Expander drives to previous models. But it is possible to completely replace the internal drive in the Edge with an external 3.5" drive. Weaknees sells drive kits or preconfigured units up to 14 TB. There must be a way to DIY completely, but I don't have an Edge so have never looked into it. In fact I've had it with TiVo. So, while keeping our last remaining Tivo running — a Roamio Pro on TE3, and by the way the Edge does not support TE3 — we've been getting used to Channels DVR as a long-term replacement, and liking it.