The original N1000 is comparable to the current HD, the difference being size (the HD is smaller), and the N1000 also has component, s-video and optical outputs as well as the composite and HDMI that the HD has. Performance is the same. The 12 button instant replay remote works with all models, old and new.
No, I don't work for Roku.
Netflix Player N1000X, XDS 2100X (premature death by lightning)
Roku2 XD 3050X, Roku2 XS 3100R, Roku2 4210R