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Why are TiVo’s on sale? Woot Elite TiVo

Discussion in 'TiVo Coffee House - TiVo Discussion' started by Johncv, Jun 13, 2012.

  1. Johncv

    Johncv Active Member

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  2. aaronwt

    aaronwt UHD Addict

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    They are new but they have the old Elite badging. So they are getting rid of the rest of their Elite Stock. IN April they started selling the XL4 which is identical to the Elite but has a different nameplate and a different box that it is packaged in.
     
  3. royfernandez

    royfernandez New Member

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    TiVo Premiere Elite is now TiVo Premiere XL4, right?

    I mean, are there any spec bumps? Added features? Or it it just an aesthetic upgrade?

    XL4 looks good though :p
     
  4. aaronwt

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    They are identical in every way except for the name plate.
     
  5. NJ_HB

    NJ_HB TiVo/MCE/PSP

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    How much was it?
     
  6. farmermac

    farmermac Recorder of shows

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    299+5 shipping = 304 in my state.

    Works out to $700 with msd on lifetime.

    I almost went for it. Had the woot browser window open all day.
     
  7. KrustyVT

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    I couldn't resist ... I had to bite. My 2TB TiVoHD w/lifetime has served me well, but now it's time for an upgrade!
     
  8. Series3Sub

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    The last quarterly wasn't all good news. I think TiVo want to get as many sub right now to be able to crow about growth and increase in revenue from subscriptions on its retail end for the next quarter. It's all about Wall Street and the stock price.
     
  9. aaronwt

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    The retail decline has continued but it did slow some. I doubt that retail subscription numbers had anything to do with this sale and everything to do with them getting rid of inventory with the old Elite badging.
     
  10. Johncv

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    I would like to know how many TiVo’s are being sold to new sub.
     
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    I wanna know who is gonna get that Pace 6 tuner Tivo they were talking about!
     
  13. aaronwt

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    If they bring it to retail I'll get one. Assuming there is a nice increase in performance.
     
  14. ShayL

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    Are you asking in general or in context of the woot sale?
     
  15. aaronwt

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    Someone posted the Woot sales numbers.
     
  16. Johncv

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    I sales sale for both are importance. TiVo need new sub not just sale to existing subs.
     
  17. aaronwt

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    Will the sales of 544 Elite boxes on Woot! make much of a difference?
     
  18. nrc

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    No. They're probably just clearing out stock from their supply chain. My theory is that Pioneer reminded them that they have a trademark on "Elite" for A/V equipment.
     
  19. petew

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    We can also hope that there might be an XL6 in the pipeline :)
     

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