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New toy
Oh, I have one of these coming from here.

I am: hungry hungry
Current Media: TiVo: Arrested Development

wednes From: wednes Date: December 14th, 2003 08:07 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
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zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: December 14th, 2003 08:49 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
The beta on the toy I was testing is over and I have to send it back, so I needed a new toy to play with. ;-)

Only $684 from the place I got it - not bad considering the $1200 MSRP. Best price that I could find.
ash_3 From: ash_3 Date: December 14th, 2003 10:45 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Nice. I've been looking at those but can't justify the expense. My existing 20-hour TiVo is not gonna last forever. Btw, does it require a phone line, or can it hook to your network to download guide info?
zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: December 15th, 2003 08:52 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
Officially you need a phone line for the initial setup, then you can use a USB network adapter.

Though there are a handful of adapters that work with the ,#401 backdoor even for setup.
sze From: sze Date: December 14th, 2003 09:27 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
From: dirteecrayon Date: December 14th, 2003 10:15 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
is that a good show? arrested development?
zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: December 14th, 2003 10:18 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
It has its moments, it is kind of quirky. Better than most sitcoms I've seen in recent years. It isn't something I'd make an effort to see if I didn't have TiVo to grab it for me, but since I do I can watch it when I want.
stormcrow42 From: stormcrow42 Date: December 15th, 2003 06:55 am (UTC) (Direct Link)


I'd love to have one of those, but I don't save enough stuff to make it worth the money to replace my existing Tivo. I should probably invest in a drive upgrade for my existing one though.