Annual plans

Discussion in 'TiVo Coffee House - TiVo Discussion' started by Michael Down, Apr 29, 2020.

  1. Michael Down

    Michael Down New Member

    Apr 29, 2020
    Be very careful. This is a cable box VCR that also has OTA capabilities. The box tends to lock up from time to time, which also affects any other mini you have connected to it. You have to reboot both boxes to get things corrected. That is the least of your worries. It does not matter it you use the box connected to a cable company, or simply take the content "Over The Air". You will pay the $149.00 yearly price. that is of course unless you want to buy their OTA box only for $200, then you only pay $69.00 a year. Doesn't matter if you downgrade your viewing from cable down to OTA, and are getting less content, you pay $149, and they won't pro-rate or refund the yearly amount either if you stop using it. Overall, so so box, and "Terrible" company. Or think about just getting the OTA only box.
  2. kpeters59

    kpeters59 Well-Known Member

    Jun 19, 2007
    Houston, Texas
    It's still true that 'TiVo is the worst DVR on the Planet, except for all the others'

    But thanks for stopping by to bash our choice.

    You should know that this site is not affiliated with TiVo at all.

  3. schatham

    schatham Well-Known Member

    Mar 17, 2007
    You have a 30 day return window. Use it and get all your money back, including the yearly fee.
  4. vaquero

    vaquero Active Member

    Jan 14, 2020
    Where do you insert the cassette?
  5. unclehonkey

    unclehonkey Well-Known Member

    Dec 20, 2012
    Mankato, MN
    what is this yearly price you speak of? ;)

    Oh and I went from 54 OTA stations when I lived in Minneapolis to 4 here in Mankato. So I guess if I was on a yearly price I should complain to Tivo for a lower price then since I only need it for 4 stations?
  6. tenthplanet

    tenthplanet Well-Known Member

    Mar 5, 2004
    The thread starter smells of a drive-by posting, as the police say "Nothing to see here move on :D"
  7. vaquero

    vaquero Active Member

    Jan 14, 2020
    Yep, I call these "drive-by dartboards".
  8. slowbiscuit

    slowbiscuit FUBAR

    Sep 19, 2006
    In the ATL
    Oh look, another one-and-done rant! Lovely.
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  9. mattyro7878

    mattyro7878 Well-Known Member

    Nov 27, 2014
    Southern CT
    Hey! Leave him (or her) alone and let them enjoy the Tivo "cable box VCR".
  10. tenthplanet

    tenthplanet Well-Known Member

    Mar 5, 2004
    I think somebody had case of blank tapes for the unit on Ebay..

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