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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. Go Beavs

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    Yeah, Doug has indicated that there wouldn't be any. So, that makes this box that much more unappealing to me.

    I'll reserve my ultimate judgement until I see a DBSTalk First Look on this guy though.

    I can still see it in my cart...
     
  2. TheRatPatrol

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    He did.

    The DIRECTV/TiVo HD DVR: Coming Soon?
     
  3. Mike Bertelson

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    If everything else about this DVR were stellar and it had every conceivable TiVo feature in addition all the HR2x feature, that would still be a deal breaker. Lack of MRV would never fly with my wife.

    Mike
     
  4. BakeBarry

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    No OTA is a deal breaker based on no DTV HD locals in Bakersfield, so I will be sending it back if that is the case.
     
  5. fasTLane

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    Hope it is available soon. We have been waiting for Directv or Dish to offer a Tivo ever since Directv shut down their "huge" HD lineup for the HR10-250.
     
  6. KSbugeater

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    I'm a little late to the party, but I thought I'd visit the My Equipment page to see if the Tivo was presented to me. I'm pretty neutral to the Tivo/HR2x argument but will admit that no MRV is a big loss for me. Still, I keep my HR10 hooked up as an auxiliary video source for my PIP-enabled Vizio.

    Anyway, no Tivo, but they did offer the HD DVR for $99 (I, too, got the Special Offer for Valued Customers image). Is that the standard HD DVR price for long-time customers who haven't purchased a DVR in some time?
     
  7. wilbur_the_goose

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    keep in mind that the "real" cost is a 2 year committment to D*
     
  8. spartanstew

    spartanstew Dry as a bone

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    :lol::hurah:

    4 years ago, DirecTV had something BETTER than the upcoming D*Tivo box.

    If they would have known that all it took to keep you was a crappy DVR, I'm sure they would have tried to accommodate you (much like FIOS did).
     
  9. BakeBarry

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    Directv just called; it was posted prematurely on the site. refund...

    oh well.
     
  10. Doug Brott

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    Yup, I expected this ..
     
  11. J Blow

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    I refused the cancellation. He didn't know what to say.
     
  12. Shades228

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    Apparently they don't have a "Thanks for loaning us money for something you won't get" response.
     
  13. BakeBarry

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    After I hung up, I realized I should have asked for an HR24-200 and free HBO for 6 months.

    :grin:
     
  14. Jeremy W

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    Congratulations? It's not like they can send you something they don't have. What's the point of being difficult?
     
  15. newsposter

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    i think anyone with an old HDtivo shouldnt have to pay an extra fee :)
     
  16. Shades228

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    They already did that to get people to have an HR for MPEG 4. At this point that ship sailed.
     
  17. J Blow

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    Congratulations on not grasping sarcasm.....because I really thought with a refusal they would certainly put one together and send it to me. Hint - that was more sarcasm.
     
  18. Richierich

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    Yes, I figured it was a Test that accidentally got put into a Production Mode and was an OOPS by the Webmaster!!!

    But some good info about a lackluster Directivo Box that won't have WHDVR Service, no OTA Functionality or many other Features that we already have on my HR24s!!!

    YAWN!!!
     
  19. Doug Brott

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    Believe it or not, sarcasm is hard to "get" in forum postings sometimes. Smilies go a long way towards helping. ;)
     
  20. Richierich

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    I actually got 4 Free DVRs for my 2 HR10-250s during that Promotion they were having and I couldn't believe it!!!
     

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