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RCA Ultimatetv Receivers $9.99


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#1 OFFLINE   Karl Foster

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Posted 06 July 2002 - 11:38 PM

www.minidishes.tv has RCA DWD490RE Ultimatetv receivers for $9.99 for new customers right now. Here is a link to the item. They are an EBay seller, and very reputable:

http://cgi.ebay.com/...item=1363330844

This includes the receiver and dish, an install kit, but not installation. Great deal for anyone who is fairly handy with a wrench.
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Posted 06 July 2002 - 11:42 PM

I've been waiting for Series2 DirecTivos, but 9.99. Damn.

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Posted 06 July 2002 - 11:44 PM

They are also easily upgradeable. I bought a 120GB HD for mine for $123 and now it holds up to 105 hours.
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Posted 06 July 2002 - 11:45 PM

Thats the pain with the DirecTivo I have now. The wife won't let me upgrade it and I'm too scared to try. If I break it, she'd kill me. Might miss General Hostpital or something...

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Posted 06 July 2002 - 11:51 PM

My wife wants me to upgrade hers - I found a Seagate 80GB for $95. She said no because she didin't want me to erase all the stuff she has on the one she has now. Hers is always full. Wouldn't want to get rid of any of those Trading Spaces episodes. Go figure....
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Posted 07 July 2002 - 02:46 PM

Oh boy.. another wife lost to trading spaces..
James.. I REALLY like your avatar! :blush:
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Posted 08 July 2002 - 01:20 PM

Originally posted by James_F
Thats the pain with the DirecTivo I have now. The wife won't let me upgrade it and I'm too scared to try. If I break it, she'd kill me. Might miss General Hostpital or something...


Try here for upgrade services/instructions: http://www.newreleas...insdale-how-to/



Originally posted by karl_f
My wife wants me to upgrade hers - I found a Seagate 80GB for $95. She said no because she didin't want me to erase all the stuff she has on the one she has now. Hers is always full. Wouldn't want to get rid of any of those Trading Spaces episodes. Go figure....


If you just add the 80 gig as a second drive and leave the original 40 gig alone, you won't lose anything, since those recording are on the original drive.

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Posted 08 July 2002 - 02:04 PM

I don't know if I am walking into a trap, but you can't add a second drive to a UTV. There's only one spot and one set of cables. You can add a second drive to a Directivo. Oh well, her loss.....
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Posted 09 July 2002 - 06:00 PM

The sale at www.mini-dishes.com ended yesterday. The best price I know about now is $49.99 at Circuit City for new subs, $99 for existing subs.
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Posted 09 July 2002 - 07:23 PM

www.orbitsat.com has rca ultimate tv for new subscibers for $0 but about $35 for shipping ... includes a self-install kit for all you roof-climbers.


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#11 OFFLINE   James_F

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Posted 09 July 2002 - 10:57 PM

Originally posted by Chuck W


Try here for upgrade services/instructions: http://www.newreleas...insdale-how-to/

If you just add the 80 gig as a second drive and leave the original 40 gig alone, you won't lose anything, since those recording are on the original drive.


I have the touch with computers. If anything can go wrong, it will. Especially when it matters with my wife. Her computer works until I am on it. Its best to just smile and let things be. :lol:

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Posted 19 July 2002 - 01:50 PM

Orbit sat now has the 70 hour RCA (DWD 495RG) for $170.00..
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