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Old 10-31-2013, 01:48 PM   #91
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Suffice it to say, I ordered from ABT. So it seems $339.99 for a TiVo Roamio Plus is the price to beat. Also, the outstanding service ABT has shown me during this purchase experience will definitely lead to me returning to purchase some other things I need.
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Just ordered my Roamio Plus for $339 (free shipping/no Tax) via phone. I haven't ordered from ABT before, but was highly impressed by their polite and helpful service rep! Definitely recommend buying from here, and thank you Philmatic for the suggestion.
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Old 10-31-2013, 03:05 PM   #92
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Thanks for these ABT reports. I bought my Roamio Plus from ABT about three weeks ago and just got a price adjustment. I bought many of my previous TiVos from ABT as well.
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Old 11-01-2013, 01:45 PM   #93
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Got the pro for $349. from TIVO
sorry, I meant plus.
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Old 11-01-2013, 01:45 PM   #94
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$50 Off would be a Plus not a Pro,

$349 for a Pro is wishful thinking, IMO
sorry, I meant plus...
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Old 11-02-2013, 09:52 AM   #95
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Amazon has the basic at $191.87

http://www.amazon.com/TiVo-Digital-R...&keywords=Tivo
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Old 11-02-2013, 02:05 PM   #96
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Just placed my order with ABT referencing the deal as you've laid it out and got the same $339 price.

Thanks for doing the legwork to find this!

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Here are my prices for a TiVo Roamio Plus (California resident)

Weaknees.com
$410.61 = $399 - $25 (ROAMIOPLUS) + $35.62 CA Tax + Free Shipping

TiVo.com
$397.99 = $399 - $50 (Existing customer deal) + $48 CA Tax + Free Shipping

ABT.com online
$374.99 = $399 - $25 (THXOCT13) + $0 CA Tax + Free Shipping

So I called ABT and asked them to price match TiVo's $50 off, not only did they match it, they beat it by $10 for no reason!
$339.99 = $399 - $60 + $0 CA Tax + Free Shipping



Suffice it to say, I ordered from ABT. So it seems $339.99 for a TiVo Roamio Plus is the price to beat. Also, the outstanding service ABT has shown me during this purchase experience will definitely lead to me returning to purchase some other things I need.

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Old 11-03-2013, 10:25 AM   #97
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I have a lifetime Premiere, and I want a lifetime Roamio Plus. It sounds like I get a $100 discount on the new lifetime contract if I purchase the unit through TiVo, but not through ABT?

I guess I have some phone calls to make on Monday to see where all the numbers end up!
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Old 11-03-2013, 10:36 AM   #98
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I have a lifetime Premiere, and I want a lifetime Roamio Plus. It sounds like I get a $100 discount on the new lifetime contract if I purchase the unit through TiVo, but not through ABT?

I guess I have some phone calls to make on Monday to see where all the numbers end up!
You'll still get the $100 discount if you purchase elsewhere. I did not buy direct from TiVo and got lifetime for $399.
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Old 11-03-2013, 01:10 PM   #99
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You'll still get the $100 discount if you purchase elsewhere. I did not buy direct from TiVo and got lifetime for $399.
Oh wow, awesome. Thanks NJguy!
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Old 11-03-2013, 02:20 PM   #100
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I was also able to get the ABT deal for $339! I have been wanting a Roamio Plus and I don't know if I will get a better deal than this any time soon, so I jumped on it. Thanks guys!
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Old 11-03-2013, 06:03 PM   #101
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I asked BB tonight to match Tivo's $500 Roamio Pro offer and they did it only minor effort on my part! They first asked me for an offer email, but I explained I read about the $100 discount here and I had to phone Tivo to get it. That was all it took to get the match!

True, my return window is 14 days (vs. 30 with Tivo), but it's much easier to swap in case of problems.
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Old 11-04-2013, 09:00 AM   #102
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Oh wow, awesome. Thanks NJguy!
Just placed the order with ABT - $339 shipped, just like everyone else got. Thanks everyone!
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Old 11-04-2013, 09:50 AM   #103
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It looks like this "deal" even made its way to the front page of Slickdeals!
http://slickdeals.net/f/6382732-tivo...s-ymmv?src=pdw
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Old 11-04-2013, 11:47 AM   #104
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I got an email with a coupon code from TiVo today offering $125 off a Basic + Lifetime, $150 off a Plus + Lifetime, and $200 off a Pro + Lifetime for existing customers.
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Old 11-04-2013, 11:54 AM   #105
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I got an email with a coupon code from TiVo today offering $125 off a Basic + Lifetime, $150 off a Plus + Lifetime, and $200 off a Pro + Lifetime for existing customers.
Very interesting, can you post a screen cap? Just received my Roamio Plus today and perhaps it can be matched by ABT (minus the service)
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Old 11-04-2013, 11:55 AM   #106
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I got an email with a coupon code from TiVo today offering $125 off a Basic + Lifetime, $150 off a Plus + Lifetime, and $200 off a Pro + Lifetime for existing customers.
Yea but its really $25/$50/$100 off since as a current subscriber you would already be eligible for the discounted $400 lifetime.
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Old 11-04-2013, 12:00 PM   #107
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Yea but its really $25/$50/$100 off since as a current subscriber you would already be eligible for the discounted $400 lifetime.
Yeah, I just realized that and came back to post that I guess it's just an email offering me what people were getting on the phone.
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Old 11-04-2013, 12:01 PM   #108
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Yeah, I just realized that and came back to post that I guess it's just an email offering me what people were getting on the phone.
Ahh thanks for the clarification. I got a bit too excited for a moment there haha
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Old 11-04-2013, 05:14 PM   #109
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I also received the above offer. Here's the landing page link that was in the e-mail.

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Yea but its really $25/$50/$100 off since as a current subscriber you would already be eligible for the discounted $400 lifetime.
And I noticed this too.
Meh.

Give me something like a lifetime transfer from an S2 for a reduced fee. Something like that would mean a lot more to me as an existing customer, since it seems that anyone can get a deal for a few dollars off.
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Old 11-04-2013, 05:34 PM   #110
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Steve, are you sure that is not a unique code for you?
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Old 11-04-2013, 05:48 PM   #111
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I was able to get the Base unit for $169 from ABT this morning via Chat.
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Old 11-04-2013, 07:02 PM   #112
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Steve, are you sure that is not a unique code for you?
I think it is unique, the link from my email has a different promo code.
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Old 11-04-2013, 07:04 PM   #113
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It's never a good deal to buy directly from Tivo as it's tax'ed at the full retail price, not the subsidized rate.
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Old 11-04-2013, 07:16 PM   #114
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TiVo CS offered me a second Plus at $350 shipped when when I was on the line with them rearranging some TSNs and told them I was going to buy another one.

No thanks became a really good answer when Plus number two developed an issue reading cable card insertion. Amazon's immediate replacement policy for suspected defectives can't be beat with a stick. And TiVo charges tax.
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Old 11-04-2013, 07:23 PM   #115
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Amazon's immediate replacement policy for suspected defectives can't be beat with a stick. And TiVo charges tax.
Amazon is starting to charge sales tax in more and more states. Good though for those of you not included!
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Old 11-04-2013, 11:03 PM   #116
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Any discounts on lifetime for non recent customers? I had the original TiVo with lifetime and most of DirectTivos and am thinking about coming back.
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Old 11-05-2013, 11:00 AM   #117
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Hey! I just ordered a Roamio Pro from ABT. They price matched the TiVo deal at $100 off. So $499 with no tax and no shipping. I tried at two different best buy locations last night and got shot down both times. No problem at ABT. FYI, if you are thinking of getting a Roamio Plus and swapping for a 3TB hard drive then this deal has the equivalent cost with no hassle and gives you an intact warranty.
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Old 11-05-2013, 11:17 AM   #118
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Any discounts on lifetime for non recent customers? I had the original TiVo with lifetime and most of DirectTivos and am thinking about coming back.
I believe you can use code PLSR to get $100 off lifetime ($399 instead of $499) as long as you don't buy the TiVo unit directly from TiVo.
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Old 11-05-2013, 11:58 AM   #119
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Yea but its really $25/$50/$100 off since as a current subscriber you would already be eligible for the discounted $400 lifetime.
On the offer screen, under "Common questions" clicking on "Are you offering current TiVo subscribers a Multi-Service Discount if they purchase a new box?" brings up answer "Yes. Current TiVo subscribers may qualify for an additional $2 off of each monthly service fee or $100 off of Product Lifetime service as long as their current qualifying TiVo service subscription remains active in accordance with the Multi-Service Discount Agreement. Log onto tivo.com to see if you qualify."
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Old 11-06-2013, 07:57 AM   #120
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Amazon has Roamio Basic for $177.73 with free shipping.
http://www.amazon.com/TiVo-TCD840500...eywords=roamio
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