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Newbie question - RCN and TIVO - need more space

Discussion in 'TiVo Help Center' started by davisesq212, Jun 13, 2014.

  1. davisesq212

    davisesq212 New Member

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    I live in NYC and have RCN with a basic DVR right now that saves about 45 hours of HD of shows. Its not enough for me. I only need one device. RCN said my only option is a TIVO rental for 17.95 a month for the quad or I can buy a TIVO on my own but there is a monthly fee from TIVO of 14.95.

    Does anyone have any suggestions for me? I really dont want to spend 17.95 a month for a rental of a DVR just to get 30 more hours of space. Any other options?
     
  2. squint

    squint New Member

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    You can buy a used TiVo with lifetime service for ~$180 these days and never have to pay for anything but the CableCard fee from your cable company. Those can be user-upgraded to up to 318 hrs of HD recording time.
     
  3. unitron

    unitron Active Member

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    Have you looked at their 6 tuner offering yet?

    http://rcn.com/tivo/features/tivot6/


    (how much would you consider a reasonable amount to spend, by the way?)
     

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