Tivo + 4k OTA tuners in 2020 LG tv

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  1. ericlhyman

    ericlhyman Member

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    A CES 2020 announcement is expected that the 2020 LG 4k televisions will have tuners for 4k OTA. Can any of the existing Tivo models connect to a 4K OTA tuner in a television so that recordings can be 1) viewed and 2) time-shifted?
     
  2. wmcbrine

    wmcbrine Well-Known Mumbler

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    That's not how it has ever worked. The TiVo needs its own tuners. The TV is purely an output device, as far as the TiVo is concerned. The TV's tuners only feed to the TV itself (with some exceptions that aren't relevant to TiVo).
     
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    It doesn’t matter right now if they have 4K tuners. I think beyond one test market there is no 4K OTA and won’t be for a few years
     
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    That may be changing since Tivo has demonstrated this. See TiVo Demos ATSC 3.0 Network Tuner To Retrofit Existing DVRs
     
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  6. wmcbrine

    wmcbrine Well-Known Mumbler

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    No. That's an external tuner for the TiVo, not a tuner in a TV.
     
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