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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    I agree go with the Roku
     
  5. shwru980r

    shwru980r Well-Known Member

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    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

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    seriously?
     
  7. mattack

    mattack Well-Known Member

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    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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