Can I get netflix by adding a series 2 onto my network?

Discussion in 'TiVo Series3 HDTV DVRs' started by skiguy32, Apr 26, 2011.

  1. skiguy32

    skiguy32 New Member

    Mar 24, 2010
    I have a series 2 tivo that I used to use before I got my series 3 model. I was thinking about reactivating it with the MSD that tivo offers for $9.95 but here's my question. I know the series 2 can't get netflix on it's own but if it's added to my wireless network won't I be able to access my series 3 from it (the series 2) and be able to watch netflix that way? Just wondering if there is any way to get the series 2 model to steam netflix so any ideal?
  2. ThAbtO

    ThAbtO TiVoholic by the bay TCF Club

    Apr 6, 2000
    SF Bay Area
    Netflix cannot stream to your Series 2 because it is not capable of this function, only the Series 3/HD/XL or Premiere is capable for streaming, also you cannot transfer the content of the stream to another box as it is not stored on the HD.
  3. P42

    P42 Active Member

    Jan 7, 2003
    Why would you pay $9.95 a month for a Tivo just to access Netflix, when a $60 Roku would do the same? /me confused
  4. SNJpage1

    SNJpage1 Well-Known Member TCF Club

    May 25, 2006
    I agree go with the Roku
  5. shwru980r

    shwru980r Well-Known Member

    Jun 22, 2008
    There are plenty of movies on TV. Why pay for netflix when you can already record movies at no extra charge.
  6. scandia101

    scandia101 Just the facts ma'am

    Oct 20, 2007
    MN, greater...
  7. mattack

    mattack Well-Known Member

    Apr 9, 2001
    1) cut for more commercials (you're not seeing the entire movie) / you pay for a premium channel
    2) cut for content (you're not seeing the entire movie)
    3) not the right aspect ratio (you're not seeing the entire movie(*))
    4) no extras

    netflix is about the same price as ONE premium channel

    (*) Admittedly, at least some of the netflix streamed stuff hits this too.. Even 'letterboxed' stuff seems to sometimes be at the wrong aspect ratio. I think I noticed this from the IT Crowd DVD vs streamed (and maybe vs recording it on whatever channel it was on -- at a friend's house)

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