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#351 OFFLINE   yobear

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 04:53 PM



PIP Demo ^^^

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 05:33 PM

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#353 OFFLINE   jonny4

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 07:52 PM

So, I've got a question about the "select markets" that these will be available on October 12. Will they be available to every new subscriber in those markets? Will you be able to select a "whole home DVR" from the directv.com web site or do you have to call someone directly?


Am I missing a post somewhere, Have read through this thing twice now? Where did you hear about the October 12 for test markets? I have been waiting on this thing since I saw that ces video from so long ago.

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#354 OFFLINE   Drucifer

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 08:12 PM

Am I missing a post somewhere, Have read through this thing twice now? Where did you hear about the October 12 for test markets? I have been waiting on this thing since I saw that ces video from so long ago.

Saw it. Don't remember where. It was I think only six cities. I seem to remember Pittsburgh as the only one east of Mississippi.

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 08:27 PM

Saw it. Don't remember where. It was I think only six cities. I seem to remember Pittsburgh as the only one east of Mississippi.


Which cities?

Los Angeles? Fingers crossed!

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 08:29 PM

:backtotop: please

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 08:35 PM

:backtotop: please


They're discussing the HR34's availability...in the HR34 topic...how's that not on topic? :rolleyes:
If you stop responding to them or put them on ignore, then eventually they'll go away.

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 08:48 PM

Which cities?

Los Angeles? Fingers crossed!


HR34 price: $399.00 lease fee minus any possible promotional discounts.

Initial release date: 10/13, to new customers only in six test markets

Austin, Texas
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Fresno, California
Phoenix, Arizona
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Salt Lake City, Utah

Release date for existing customers: 2012

I'm sure Directv can't wait to get their hands on your unit.

 
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Posted 10 October 2011 - 09:42 PM

What is the best way to get one if you are in the test market?

HR34 price: $399.00 lease fee minus any possible promotional discounts.

Initial release date: 10/13, to new customers only in six test markets

Austin, Texas
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Fresno, California
Phoenix, Arizona
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Salt Lake City, Utah

Release date for existing customers: 2012



#360 OFFLINE   jonny4

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 09:53 PM

Just saw this on Engadget. Also, damn I wish I lived closer to Austin, I am in Houston, Like I said I have been waiting almost 3 years for this and have been out of contract for longer than that.

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 10:09 PM

$400. Plus all the dancing for existing customers got to do should make third party vendors very popular as soon as they get their stock.

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Posted 10 October 2011 - 10:11 PM

What is the best way to get one if you are in the test market?


Are you a new customer?

I'm sure Directv can't wait to get their hands on your unit.

 
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Posted 10 October 2011 - 10:34 PM

Lets see, if a non-DVR comes with a 1-year commitment and a 2-tuner DVR comes with a 2-year commitment. Just how many years does the 5-tuner DVR commit us to?

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 12:12 AM

Lets see, if a non-DVR comes with a 1-year commitment and a 2-tuner DVR comes with a 2-year commitment. Just how many years does the 5-tuner DVR commit us to?


2 years, almost 100% certainly.

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 12:16 AM

With the prices of hard drives so low it's just a bit disappointing that they didn't throw 2TB drives in these :(

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 12:19 AM

2 years, almost 100% certainly.

At least!

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#367 OFFLINE   markrogo

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 02:17 AM

At least!


Is there a reason you believe it will be more than 2 years? Has anything ever had a longer commitment at DirecTV (or any similar service provider)?

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 06:46 AM

Is there a reason you believe it will be more than 2 years? Has anything ever had a longer commitment at DirecTV (or any similar service provider)?


I'm pretty sure he meant it tongue-in-cheek.
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Posted 11 October 2011 - 08:06 AM

HR34 price: $399.00 lease fee minus any possible promotional discounts.

Initial release date: 10/13, to new customers only in six test markets

Austin, Texas
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Fresno, California
Phoenix, Arizona
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Salt Lake City, Utah

Release date for existing customers: 2012

What about new customers in other markets? I am going to be in the position of opening a second account in a few weeks.

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 08:23 AM

What is the best way to get one if you are in the test market?


Be a new subscriber.

"Release date for existing customers: 2012"
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Posted 11 October 2011 - 08:25 AM

What about new customers in other markets? I am going to be in the position of opening a second account in a few weeks.


Based on how they've used test markets in the past it will probably be a month or two before it's available nationwide to new customers.
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#372 OFFLINE   dettxw

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 08:25 AM

With the prices of hard drives so low it's just a bit disappointing that they didn't throw 2TB drives in these :(

You do still have the option of using a 2TB eSATA instead, though of course you have to buy and connect that yourself.

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 08:51 AM

Are you a new customer?


No, but I am not under contract

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Posted 11 October 2011 - 08:52 AM

No, but I am not under contract


That doesn't make you a new customer and right now only new customers are getting them.
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Posted 11 October 2011 - 09:30 AM

What about new customers in other markets? I am going to be in the position of opening a second account in a few weeks.

As equipment is manufacture more marketing areas will be come available.

Who makes the the 700 series?

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