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I'm surprised there are no unpacking videos.

Discussion in 'TiVo Roamio DVRs' started by BlackBetty, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

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    They were out of stock on Amazon, with a 1-3 week wait, and Weaknees had a $40 off coupon. However Weaknees ended up delaying the order longer then I expected so I might as well have bought it from Amazon.
     
  2. ggieseke

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    Interesting - I'd have guessed more. It would probably still be a b*tch to port.
     
  3. bareyb

    bareyb Under Maintenance TCF Club

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    They are selling like hot cakes now. Amazon sold 17 of them yesterday and they just got 18 more. In the 30 minutes I've been here at the Hotel they sold 3 and now have 15 left (more on the way!). It would appear TiVo may have a winner on their hands. I hope so... :)
     
  4. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

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    It would be. We'd like to eventually boil all the core functionality down into a few libraries and then switch to a cross platform UI like QT, but that's a very ambitious goal. :)
     
  5. BlackBetty

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    Get it yet? :)
     
  6. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

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    No, stupid UPS is taking forever. I have dinner plans at 6:00pm so it'll have to wait until late tonight after my wife goes to bed and all the shows we have recording are done.
     
  7. Dan203

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    Just heard a knock at the door and it was UPS. My Roamio is here. Don't have time to set it up though. :(
     
  8. bareyb

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    Sweet! I'm waiting to see how Comcast pans out. If it works out for you, I'm gonna pull the trigger. If it's still a major nightmare I'm gonna have to put this off for a bit. ;)
     
  9. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

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    FYI I'm on Charter, not Comcast.
     
  10. bareyb

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    Oh.... Didn't know that. That's what I get for making assumptions. Sorry to hear they are a nightmare too. Good luck. I'm crossing my fingers for you. It could very well be a piece of cake, you never know... A lot of folks seem to be having good luck these days.
     
  11. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

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    Alright here is my video...

    [media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEbRMTtin7w[/media]

    And here is a quick one showing how you open the remote, it's a bit strange...

    [media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kErrwtW_x1Y[/media]
     
  12. HenryFarpolo

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    Thanks Dan...I'll park it next to my "watching Paint Dry" video.:)
     
  13. aaronwt

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    I never even opened the top box except to get the remote. I guess I should open it sometime to see what is in it? If the remote would not have been RF, I would have never even touched it. Although I have not used the Roamio remote since connecting my Slide remote.
     
  14. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

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    The top box only had the remote, batteries and power cord.
     
  15. aaronwt

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    I thought I saw a bunch of paperwork in there? I was going to see if there was some crazy welcome letter, but I never got around to it.
     
  16. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

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    Nah it was just a "getting started" poster, a CableCARD setup guide and a "connecting your DVR to the internet" guide. I did not get one of those hand signed thank you notes.
     
  17. JasonD

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    Dan,

    thanks for the Vid, reminds me of my unboxing experience. It was cool to relive it again!

    Jason
     
  18. BlackBetty

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    Never fails to amaze me why people feel the need to go poo poo on someone's thread. Yeah we get it, you have no interest in an unpacking video. That's why you had to just come into this thread to show how little interest you have. :rolleyes:
     
  19. Devx

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    An unboxing video can be useful to serve as a visual record of what's included, size of items and how (awful) the packaging is. Sometimes manufacturers do an unusually poor job of identifying those things or make that information difficult to find.
     
  20. MeInDallas

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    I wouldve love to of heard some theme music in the background like "Misirlou" that wouldve been nice :p
     

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