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#21 OFFLINE   gregsgoatfarm

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Posted 17 February 2013 - 11:12 AM

My old 508 was due for mandatory retirement soon so I opted to get a 612 to take its place in the back room and complement the 622 in the big room. I really like the OTA capabilities of both but worry that maybe the H/J combo would have been a better choice from both a feature and cost standpoint. Did I screw up too badly? After only one week the 612 has performed flawlessly. The phone helpers at DISH were clueless about a USB connected OTA dongle, and I wasn't in the mood to argue. Viewed through a very short lens I think I did the right thing. Gotta have that OTA out here in the country where no sub channels exist w/out it.

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Posted 18 February 2013 - 12:01 PM

I ended up with a hopper and 2 joey setup after all. No regrets so far.
Hopper feeds the 73" Mitz WD-73640 3D DLP/1080p (and 19" Polaroid LCD/720p via RF)
Joey 1 feeds the 62" Mitz WD-62628 DLP/1080P (and 16" Polaroid LCD/720p via RF)
Joey 2 feeds the new 40" Specter LCD black friday special
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