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why more than one roamio in your house?

Discussion in 'TiVo Roamio DVRs' started by marklyn, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. Starfury9

    Starfury9 New Member

    Nov 1, 2013
    I am sure glad that me and my wife have very similar viewing tastes, so one Roamio Plus and a mini work out really good. There are only a few shows that I like and she doesn't, or vice-versa.
  2. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator TCF Club

    Apr 17, 2000
    My wife watches mostly reality TV. Everything from Real Housewives, to Teen Mom, to the Amazing Race. I can't stand any of it. We have a core set of shows we watch together and we record those on my TiVo. But all the crap she watches by herself is on her own TiVo.
  3. ltxi

    ltxi New Member

    Feb 14, 2010
    X2....and then harmony reigns. :up:
  4. wecnews

    wecnews New Member

    Oct 19, 2009
    I will tell you I did the same thing…

    We had two Tivo HD's in our family room. One for me and one for the Mrs. I liked that my tivo was "smart" and knew me. :)

    It knew my shows and I didn't want hers shows tainting my tivo's thinking.

    Even had to get an elaborate switcher system that I spent hundreds on to route both tiros' property at the push of a button.

    Well, we moved and I did my setup again in the family room with both tivo hd's

    but in this house we both tend to watch TV more in our very large kitchen. I was shocked at how well the tivo balanced recording for both of us.

    There was always an equal mix of my crap and her crap. suggestions/recordings everything.

    The one tivo did a great job. So….

    I got the roamio and sold all the tivo's and I let it record everything for all of us… it wasn't a difficult transition at all.

    Just something to keep in mind.
  5. wkearney99

    wkearney99 Bill Kearney

    Dec 5, 2003
    We may move to just a Premiere in the family room, Roamio in the theater and possibly Mini's in the bedrooms. But I do have to confirm, the Mini will run it's own Netflix client, correct?
  6. Bigg

    Bigg Active Member

    Oct 30, 2003
    Don't you lose live cable on the Roamio doing that though? You could always start a recording to watch it live I guess, but it seems like sort of a PITA. The elegance of the Roamio is having one central box that rules them all.
  7. dmk1974

    dmk1974 DA BEARS!!!

    Mar 7, 2002
    Cary, IL
    Is there an option to list the other TiVo's on the network at the TOP of the list? I know I can tap the skip to end button, but at the top would be more frequent and convenient to easily call up the other box (or boxes) on the network.

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