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HR20 At Best Buy


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#26 OFFLINE   DTV TiVo Dealer

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Posted 08 September 2006 - 08:42 AM

You should not have to pay anything extra to own the HR20-700. They are $299 to lease or own.

That being said I recommend setting up the DVR as on the lease plan.

We are sending an email to all of our customers explaining the differences of owning vs. leasing along with a promotional code and direct installation order phone number.

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 07:03 AM

guys even if you own it ,then if it tears up then, d8 won't replace it for free unless you get a super nice csr, because we can only replace them as leased warranty in or out equipment. just a thought. but if you own it then you can add pp to it. unfortunately pp team is a whole different ball game on how they work w/equipment since that is an area I don't work with

which is why the lease program comes w/a commitment so switching out equipment is better than owning.

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 07:14 AM

guys even if you own it ,then if it tears up then, d8 won't replace it for free unless you get a super nice csr, because we can only replace them as leased warranty in or out equipment. just a thought. but if you own it then you can add pp to it. unfortunately pp team is a whole different ball game on how they work w/equipment since that is an area I don't work with

which is why the lease program comes w/a commitment so switching out equipment is better than owning.


For those that own it, if it breaks down and they happen to have the monthly product protection plan, wouldn't that plan cover the HR20 like it does all other ird's?

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 07:33 AM

For those that own it, if it breaks down and they happen to have the monthly product protection plan, wouldn't that plan cover the HR20 like it does all other ird's?


i should hope so, but like I said we transfer to them & don't know what they do from there. But I hope it would & plus think of it this way, brand new item would be kinda hard to send a refurb out right?? so yur guess as good as mine.

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 03:57 PM

HR20 now listed as "Coming Soon" @ bestbuys web site. What happened? I just bought one from them the other day?

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Posted 12 September 2006 - 11:49 PM

HR20 now listed as "Coming Soon" @ bestbuys web site. What happened? I just bought one from them the other day?


i just noticed on bbs site that they dropped the price to 299.... still says coming soon though..

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Posted 13 September 2006 - 05:43 AM

HR20 now listed as "Coming Soon" @ bestbuys web site. What happened? I just bought one from them the other day?


They ran out.

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Posted 13 September 2006 - 05:56 AM

Rockford, IL BB has them. At least 5 that I saw. Sadly, no display set up of them to view it.:(
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HR21-100, Connected to LCD in Bedroom and via component to my plasma in my bedroom.
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Posted 13 September 2006 - 08:01 AM

You should not have to pay anything extra to own the HR20-700. They are $299 to lease or own.

That being said I recommend setting up the DVR as on the lease plan.

We are sending an email to all of our customers explaining the differences of owning vs. leasing along with a promotional code and direct installation order phone number.

-Robert


When they set mine up as a leased unit from D*, they asked if I wanted the pp. I said no out of reflex, but why would they offer it anyway? I don't own the thing, don't I just get to call and tell them it's broke?

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Posted 13 September 2006 - 08:05 AM

Anyone that purchased it over the last two weeks, should contact best buy to get your price match.

As it is on their site as of this morning at $299
(even though it says Comming Soon still)
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Posted 13 September 2006 - 08:11 AM

Anyone that purchased it over the last two weeks, should contact best buy to get your price match.

As it is on their site as of this morning at $299
(even though it says Comming Soon still)



COOL!! so instead of free, I end up making $100.

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Posted 13 September 2006 - 08:14 AM

They ran out.

Earl mentioned something about needing sufficient quantities so that each store can have a minimum allocation and they were selling via the .com too fast.

I wonder if they will be in Sunday's flyer. As i mentioned in a previous post that was misread, my local BB was order to remove all HR10-250's and ship them back. So at this point, they don't have an HD DVR to offer. And I am not in an MPEG-4 market.

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Posted 13 September 2006 - 09:35 PM

I just got my HR20 at a BB in Baxter, MN $299. They had it mislabeled on the shelf as the HR700-250. They only had one unit. I was fortunate.




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