RE: [cablevision_digital] Tivos are cheap right now....
- I've still had five way conflicts on some nights :)
[mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Kraml Mark
Sent: Monday, February 25, 2013 7:37 PM
Subject: Re: [cablevision_digital] Tivos are cheap right now....
Newest Tivo has 4 tuners for up to 4 shows recording without resorting to
clipping for protection, quite useful on some nights when it seems all the
shows are on at the same time on different channels.
On Feb 25, 2013, at 8:38 AM, Lou Levinson wrote:
> I too got rid of Cablevisions DVR years ago (I'm sure it is better now)
for a TiVO Humax that could burn to DVD. Now have two Premieres and the new
Tivo Stream that allows transfer to iPad/iPhone.
> Only two cable cards needed and I love the Tivo functionality with
"clipping" allowing to record a show even if there is a conflict of one
ended int at 9:01p and starting at 9:00p I can choose to start or end later
and still program back to back recordings even though the first runs over
into the 9pm hour. Their iPad app is fantastic and works well.
> > From: Lemurrush . cjpersonal21@...>
> >To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2013 7:37 PM
> >Subject: [cablevision_digital] Re: Tivos are cheap right now....
> >I went to Tivo in Summer of 2011; never looked back.
> >I have two Premieres ... so I can record 4 shows at once. There are three
advantages, as I've seen:
> >1. I can actually record in SD -- unlike Optimum Boxes, where they mapped
all the HD channels even to the typically SD call numbers (so both 2 and 702
are HD), on Tivo - only 702 is HD (so, if I want to record something I don't
care particularly about, I can record it in SD).
> >2. Cost - I opted for the lifetime service on both. Yes, it costs a
decent amount up front. But, with the warranty on the Tivos, I know I'm
ensured to have Tivo service for *at least* four years. When I do the math,
I basically break even with what I'd be paying CV for boxes, etc. around 2.5
years in; so the next 1.5 years (plus) are gravy.
> >3. I can transfer programs OFF the Tivo onto my PC (and then archive them
onto any number of external drives). When I want to watch them, I can simply
reload them back onto the Tivo device.
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