Tivo HD DVR - what is the model I will get from DirecTv?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV HD DVR/Receiver Discussion' started by J Blow, May 12, 2011.

  1. JACKIEGAGA

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  2. Go Beavs

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    Well, it's not that unusual for some customers to get the "hearts" deal. I can load a DIRECTV HD-DVR into my cart and it also shows $99 with the valued customer label.

    I'm not sure what qualifies customers for the special discounts. I had that deal active on my account for probably 2 years or so, then it was gone, only to come back last month. :scratchin
     
  3. J Blow

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    What I was saying is that it seems to be more than just a trial run since they added in those extras...if that makes sense.

    ....and one other weird thing. As soon as I loaded it into my cart, it was gone on the main page. It's like 1 was the max buy.
     
  4. Davenlr

    Davenlr Geek til I die

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    Wonder if you had paid for the "lifetime" DVR fee on the old DirecTivo, and currently have "Lifetime" DVR service grandfathered for the current DirecTv boxes, if you will automatically receive the lifetime with the new Tivo or still have the pay the $5. I mean its not like Tivo is supplying the guide data (unless the new box will get its guide data from Tivo instead of the sat stream via ethernet). Sorta seems with both fees, you are being charged twice.

    J Blow, did you notice if it was a lease or purchase? $99 is the rate Tivo usually sells their owned boxes for if you commit to a monthly subscription.
     
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    At least all the sites know where to come to find the latest news.
     
  7. Taxi77

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    I just called and talked to 2 CSRs, and they checked with tech. Nobody knows anything.
     
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  9. BakeBarry

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    I went to check the status of my order; it says shipped.

    I wonder what I will actually get.

    My HR20-700 has gotten really clunky and unresponsive.

    Bakersfield doesn't have HD locals via DTV, and our Fox station 58.1 is not mapped on the HR20. I hope the tivo allows scanning for local feeds.
     
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  12. spartanstew

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    It was even quicker than that.



    I was wondering the same thing.
     
  13. inkahauts

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    I suspect it will be $5 per box... but that you may not have the directv DVR fee... I suspect that Directv and tivo split the 5 fee only....
     
  14. DarkSkies

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    It was even quicker than THAT ... the Engadget article was posted when Sixto posted the link to Zatznotfunny much earlier in this thread!
     
  15. Go Beavs

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    Well, you may be disappointed...

    The new TiVo is based on a HR22-100, which is not exactly a speed demon. Also there's no OTA capability built into the box. The HR22-100 can use a standalone tuner box to get OTA but I'm not sure if the TiVo software can take advantage of that.
     
  16. hdtvfan0001

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    Interesting that there is no mention of WHDS (MRV) support. :shrug:
     
  17. joed32

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    Only thing i really like on that list is "Wish List" I really miss that feature although many of you speak Boolean and don't care about it.
     
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    If they would have had something like this four years ago I would have never even considered leaving DirecTV for FiOS. Instead they lost a longtime customer and now that I have FiOS, it will be pretty unlikely I come back to DirecTV. Although you never know.
     
  19. Smuuth

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    They seem to have fixed the website. The option to order it no longer shows for me under my equipment.

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