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Official: HR34 pricing as of 2/9/2012


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#51 OFFLINE   OrlEngr

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 05:44 PM

Thanks for all the info. I got mine for 219.50 with installation. I need all the SWM stuff. Took 30 minutes. Installation on Sat

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 05:45 PM

I've been checking online their website all this week to see if they would allow me to add a H34. Today it shows a HD Tivo DVR for the first time. No HMC, I guess phone orders only.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 05:46 PM

Same for me.

But you actually called and pulled the trigger. I wanted an HR34, but don't need it, didn't want to haggle for it and didn't really want another 2 year commitment. If they made it easy on line for $99, despite my objections, I may have joined you.
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Posted 09 February 2012 - 05:47 PM

are you guys already with whole home or getting it included? Best I could do was HR34 installed, HD box for my kids room free to replace SD, move my HR22 to my room and get second tuner installed there for $300 to replace SD box. But then he told me he couldn't waive whole home and wanted $200 for that he wouldn't budge so I declined. Didn't want to pay $500.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 05:57 PM

I was hoping I was the first to find out about this...but alas.

I actually called to activate my replacement HR21 (yeah) so I could do 3D on my new Epson 5010 projector. When he asked if there was anything else he could help me with I said "well, if you could get me an HR34, that'd make my day."

Long story short, he gave me the HR34, installation and cinema kit for FREE. I figure that was definitely worth the 2 year commitment.

Cheers.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 06:14 PM

...There is nothing more frustrating then hitting series record only to have it tell me there is no more room.

Yes there is. There's nothing worse than having to stand in line at the post office. :lol:

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 06:19 PM

I'm on the phone with retention. They are offering it for $199 + installation which brings it to $270. I'm going to go with that. I get a discount on Sunday Ticket every year & they've given me other deals so I'm ok with this price. It's better than $399 & the tech can move my SWM lines around.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 06:19 PM

Yes there is. There's nothing worse than having to stand in line at the post office. :lol:


Personally, I think waiting at the Social Security office or the DMV is worse, but that's jut me.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 06:20 PM

are you guys already with whole home or getting it included? Best I could do was HR34 installed, HD box for my kids room free to replace SD, move my HR22 to my room and get second tuner installed there for $300 to replace SD box. But then he told me he couldn't waive whole home and wanted $200 for that he wouldn't budge so I declined. Didn't want to pay $500.


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#60 OFFLINE   matthpd195

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 06:35 PM

I was able to get mine for $211 installed. I don't currently have the SWM setup so installation was a bit more for me.

This is going to work out way better than the slooooow HR20's I had.

The retention rep told me several times that I would need to keep at least 1 of the HR20's since you can't hook a tv directly to the HR34. I didn't want to argue with him about that since he was giving me a good price on the unit!

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 06:37 PM

The retention rep told me several times that I would need to keep at least 1 of the HR20's since you can't hook a tv directly to the HR34. I didn't want to argue with him about that since he was giving me a good price on the unit!

Customer since 2000.


That's a strange one...wonder what the HDMI port is for then :)

#62 OFFLINE   matthpd195

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 06:41 PM

Yeah, he also said the Cinema connection kit that hooks it up to my wireless network was required. Even though he said it did have an Ethernet port on the back, when I asked if I could just use the wired connection that's 4 feet from my current units.

Again I wasn't going to argue, since he was giving the CCK for free.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 06:43 PM

Plus I hear 200 shows in series manager.


That is not correct, the limit on the HR34 is 100.
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Posted 09 February 2012 - 06:57 PM

Long story short, he gave me the HR34, installation and cinema kit for FREE. I figure that was definitely worth the 2 year commitment.

Cheers.

I'm envious. Very nice deal.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 06:58 PM

Got mine ordered today for a total price of $0.00!

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 06:59 PM

I too receive the $150 w/install offer and a very quick Saturday install. They have me listed as a preferred customer since 2000 but I actually been with them since their service was first available in '94. I took down a C Band dish and made a wading pool. Oh yeah....

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 07:02 PM

I called retention this morning and was told I could have the HMC for $99 + tax. Installation fee was waived. They couldn't process the order at that time and asked me please call back within 72 hours. I called them back a little while ago and was able to have the order processed for the earlier stated amount ($107.99 charged to my account) and installation scheduled for Monday 8AM.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 07:03 PM

I told them to transfer me to the retention line, then I told them that someone had previously promised me an HR-34 for $99. They did the deal for $99 install included. Install is scheduled for Tuesday the 14th.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 07:04 PM

They have me listed as a preferred customer since 2000 but I actually been with them since their service was first available in '94. I took down a C Band dish and made a wading pool. Oh yeah....


Yeah... I've been around since 1995, but my account lists me as being around since 2005...

I get ticked every time someone on the phone thanks for me being around since 2005...

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 07:36 PM

I told them to transfer me to the retention line, then I told them that someone had previously promised me an HR-34 for $99. They did the deal for $99 install included. Install is scheduled for Tuesday the 14th.


I just got off the phone with the retention rep and even though i have been a loyal customer for over 10 years and not under contract they could not give me a discount on this receiver. I told them I would cancel if they did not match the new customer deal and they would not match it. I dont know how every one on this thread is getting these prices, maybe they are just getting the lucky rep but this person would not budge off of the $399 price. I guess I will be going to Dish....

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 07:37 PM

Has anyone gotten this unit without install?

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 07:38 PM

Since the other thread is locked I'll update what I was offered today. I'm 20 months in with directv and called today. Said cancel twice to get to retention. He offered a 34 for $99 and a free hd-dvr with no installation charges. He also threw in a free year of showtime. I love retentions.

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 07:40 PM

I just got off the phone with the retention rep and even though i have been a loyal customer for over 10 years and not under contract they could not give me a discount on this receiver. I told them I would cancel if they did not match the new customer deal and they would not match it. I dont know how every one on this thread is getting these prices, maybe they are just getting the lucky rep but this person would not budge off of the $399 price. I guess I will be going to Dish....


Honestly, I am sure I got lucky. I have spent HOURS and HOURS on the phone with DTV reps in the past for other things and not gotten as much progress as I did today. Even more surprisingly I called in a few weeks ago and got some discounts applied to my account. If I were you I'd just call back. I have had great luck with some reps and NO luck with others. :/

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 07:46 PM

Has anyone gotten this unit without install?


I had the option of drop ship but needed a swm 16 added so went with the installlation.

Confirmation Date Total Installation & Delivery Order Status
02/09/12
$0.00 Professional Installation Thursday, February 16, 2012 (8AM to Noon) - Reschedule
Item Description Price Quantity Total
We appreciate your loyalty. Free 1 Free
DIRECTV® Home Media Center Server (Owned) Free 1 Free
MRV Install Free 1 Free
Advanced Receiver–HD Free 1 Free
HMC Receiver Condition Free 1 Free
Delivery and Handling Fee Free
Professional Installation Free
Tax $0.00
Order Total $0.00

#75 OFFLINE   jagrim

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Posted 09 February 2012 - 07:50 PM

I had the option of drop ship but needed a swm 16 added so went with the installlation.

Confirmation Date Total Installation & Delivery Order Status
02/09/12
$0.00 Professional Installation Thursday, February 16, 2012 (8AM to Noon) - Reschedule
Item Description Price Quantity Total
We appreciate your loyalty. Free 1 Free
DIRECTV® Home Media Center Server (Owned) Free 1 Free
MRV Install Free 1 Free
Advanced Receiver-HD Free 1 Free
HMC Receiver Condition Free 1 Free
Delivery and Handling Fee Free
Professional Installation Free
Tax $0.00
Order Total $0.00


This is hard to believe. An owned HMC for free.




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