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Premiere xl4 or Roamio for mini which is better?

Discussion in 'TiVo Mini' started by nerdles1, Feb 21, 2014.

  1. nerdles1

    nerdles1 New Member

    Aug 26, 2013
    I have a Roamio and a Premiere xl4 along with 2 minis. Is there any downside to using the Premiere as the tuner for the minis instead of the Roamio? I would like to use the Premiere so I can free up the tuners on the Roamio. Is Netflix affected at all (slower)?
  2. Loach

    Loach New Member

    Jan 11, 2013
    Omaha, NE
    I have one Mini mated to my Roamio Pro and one to my Premiere 4. I don't see any difference in performance.
  3. astrohip

    astrohip Active Member TCF Club

    Jan 6, 2003
    Houston &...
    I use my Elite for the Mini, simply so I can have all six tuners free on the Pro. I use the Pro as my primary TiVo, and having all six tuners free makes recording decisions mostly concern-free.

    I use the Elite as a glorified Mini. While I do record a few shows on it, it's in the bedroom, and I use it to stream or XFR recordings from the Pro.
  4. nerdles1

    nerdles1 New Member

    Aug 26, 2013
    Thx will give it a go
  5. Bigg

    Bigg Active Member

    Oct 30, 2003
    That's a good problem to have. My whole system is an XL4 with Minis, and I've very happy with it. You should be just fine. 10 tuners. Holy ****!

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