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Re: [vox] [OT] satellite TV

> We've had DirecTV for about 2 years with a DirecTivo combo Tivo box as
> well, and absolutely love it - worth every penny. If you're looking for
> the PVR as part of the deal I believe with Dish they give you a PVR as
> part of your set top box, but in comparision with Tivo its a bit basic. I would say
> its worth the extra money to pay for the Tivo box and subscription to
> get something thats usable and does the job well.
> Plus if you are looking at Tivo, I hear the Series 2 boxes have an
> optional upgrade that allows it to become a media server type gadget to
> host all your
> photos and mp3's, and can connect to your PC over your lan to also pull
> content from there. Sounds pretty sweet to me.
> After using Tivo we could never go back to watching TV without Tivo...

I thought the Dish PVR was a real Tivo  box until I read your message.
Thanks for clarifying that for me.  Now I'll have to rethink my purchase!


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