Scientific-Atlanta shipped 387 thousand Explorer 8000 home entertainment servers in the fiscal year 2003, including 158 thousand in the fourth quarter. These are DVR/PVR boxes. The company also shipped 197 thousand HD set-tops in fiscal year, including 58 thousand in the fourth quarter. All in all, the company has shipped more than 300 thousand high-definition set-tops. [Lydia Loizides]
We’ve got one of each of these stacked up nicely in our TV stand… working well in harmony, though since the 8000 arrived we are watching noticeably less HD. I am actually very excited for the combo box (not sure the number) which is supposedly on the way.